Centered in the Rome's Piazza Navona, Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi is one of Italy's most ornate fountains. Admire the detailed sculptures depicting the four rivers known in the world at the time: Nile, Danube, Ganges, and Rio de la Plata. Bernini designed the Egyptian obelisk crowning the 35 m (115-ft) tall structure in 1651. The fountain was intended to be the centerpiece of Pope Innocent X's nearby family palace. Make Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi a centerpiece of your Rome vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Rome vacation planning website .
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Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi Reviews
Imponente Opera d'Arte di Gian Lorenzo Bernini al quale venne assegnata da Papa Innocenzo X Pamphili per il Giubileo del 1650. Le quattro statue marmoree rappresentano i quattro fiumi che rappresentan... more »Impressive Work of Art by Gian Lorenzo Bernini to which she was awarded by Pope Innocent X Pamphili for the Jubilee of 1650. The four marble statues represent the four rivers representing the continents then known: Nile for Africa, Rio della Plata for the Americas, Ganges for Asia and the Danube for Europe. Lose yourself watching it....
representa los cuatro rios de Roma, las esculturas son sublimes y el alrededor es lugar de arte y comidas. more »represents the four rivers of Rome, the sculptures are sublime and the surrounding area is a place of art and food.
We walked from our hotel to see this exquisitely beautiful fountain. You may see several other fountains, and we saw 7 total. We liked this one and the Trevi fountain the best. It gets very crowded so get there in the early hours to get some cool pics.
Amazing fountain. Stunning masterpice with and Oblisk in the center. Beautiful place to hang out with family/friends and spend some time.
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