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Fontana di Piazza d'Aracoeli

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Urban furniture

Located within Piazza Benedetto Cairol, is this fairly simple fountain, (not a Bernini), however... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Nice little piazza

Piazza d'Aracoeli is a nice little piazza, with some greenery, but it is dominated by the big... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia
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7 Feb 2018
“Urban furniture”
25 Nov 2017
“Nice little piazza”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Piazza d'Aracoeli, 00185 Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Located within Piazza Benedetto Cairol, is this fairly simple fountain, (not a Bernini), however adds to the beauty of the square, which is frequented by locals and the odd inquisitive tourist. Worth a visit when in the area, plenty of seating for a rest.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Piazza d'Aracoeli is a nice little piazza, with some greenery, but it is dominated by the big Piazza Venezia and it's in the shadow of that huge Monument, the Vittorio Emanuele II edifice. There is not much you can do in the small piazza, except...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Fontana di Piazza d'Aracoeli is yet another lovely fountain in Rome. It is in the Piazza d' Aracoeli, near Piazza Venezia, and close to the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, at the Capitoline Hill. It is quite a nice spot which you can enjoy better probably...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Located in the tiny Piazza d'Aracoeli, off to one side of the large Piazza Venezia area, is this fountain. The fountain consists of two circular basins; at the top are cherubs pouring water from little jugs. The fountain was designed by Giacomo della Porta. Worth...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a teeny piazza off to one side of the larger Piazza Venezia area, behind a little park which itself is behind a large bus stop area. Not much to see, but it has a pretty fountain.

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This fountain is simple and lovely. But do look closely; it has been flowing for so long there are mineral deposits that are like stalactites in caves which actually make it really cool.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This fountain that most people just walk past is actually a 16th century fountain. It is a double layered basin shaped fountain located close to the Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II. The basin's lip or edge where the water spills over seemed to have heavy...More

Thank percyvakil
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The fountain was built in 1589 by Andrea Brasca, Pace Naldini and Pietreo Gucci. It was the design of Giacomo Della Porta, a simple and elegant fountain with different basins on two levels with a group of putti (nude chubby male boys) at the upper...More

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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this
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