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Fontana dei Catecumeni, Rome

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  • In Rome, there's a feeling of some nice little hanging spots. So this too. We walked past looking for a restaurant. The outfit breathed in a dark evening and enjoys the heart of the city. If you want a little calm Rome heart rate, this is your choice. Next to the nice bars.
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  • We were on a bit of a trek up to Villa Borghese and it was very warm so decided to stop for a breather. Lucky to find this fountain along the way. Cooled us off and this was set in a chilled area so h...  more »
  • Also appointed of the catecumeni for the nearby college of the catecumeni. This Fountain was also fed by the aqueduct of Papa Sisto V as the best known Fountain of Happy Water. The Pope himself commissioned, in 1580, James of the Gate for the realization of the church near you and this Fountain. A series of octagonal steps leads to the first tub, always octagonal, in the center of which rises the circular tub with four masks. From here with another column rises the last circular bathtub.
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  • Bohemian area with nice boutiques. Lively place in the evening.
  • Always busy at night. Good atmosphere, plenty of people. It's the place to be in this area for sure.
  • Great little fountain to have a drink at. Really enjoyable social environment.
  • Good place to hang out in the evening. As everyone gathers there at night to drink!
  • Nice fountain and square with some cafe/bars around
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