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A Third Delightful Fountain

This fountain is of a Moor (African) fighting a dolphin surrounded by four Tritons. While not as... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2016
Ed C
Arlington, Virginia
Fountain of Neptune at Piazza Navona

This is one of the two smaller fountains at either end of Piazza Navona. It depicts the sea god... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2016
Rome, Italy
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Reviewed September 22, 2016

This fountain is of a Moor (African) fighting a dolphin surrounded by four Tritons. While not as elaborate as the other two fountains in the Piazza Navona, it is still attractive. The base of the fountain is the same as that of the Fountain of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is another impressive fountain in Piazza Navona and is located at the far end of the square.While it is not as grand as the central fountain in the square, its sculptural beauty is no less inspiring.Be sure to wander down and check it out.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed June 7, 2016

At the back of Piazza Navona, this fountain is easy to overlook, but it is beautiful. Bernie added the Neptune/Moor statue to the dolphins and tritons almost 100 years after it was created. This is one of the fountains damaged by a vandal with a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 13, 2016

This is one of the two smaller fountains at either end of Piazza Navona. It depicts the sea god Neptune in the center, with half man/half sea creatures around him, as well as some faces spitting water, flanked by little scary dolphins. This is a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed April 29, 2016

The third fountain at Piazza Navona, located on its southern part, shows a Moor (or African) wrestling with a dolphin and surrounded by several Tritons. It was designed by Giacomo della Porta in 1575 and Bernini added the statue of the Moor, a hundred years...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed March 9, 2016

Fontana del Moro (Fountain of the Moor) is one of the three major fountains found at Piazza Navona. This one was originally designed by Giacomo della Porta in 1575 but refurbished by Bernini in 1653. Bernini added the central statue, a Moorish figure, who is...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed December 1, 2015

Granted, the "four Rivers" fountain in the center of Piazza Navona, by the grand master Bernini, is the shining star, but Bernini also contributed to the Fontana del Moro on the south side of Piazza Navona. The fountain itself was the work of Giacomo della...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed November 25, 2015

The Fontana del Moro or Moor Fountain is a fountain depicting a Moor. The fountain had additions over the years as the original design didn't incorporate a Moor at all. The original four Tritons were move to the Galleria Borghese and replaced with copies. Yet...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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