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Fontana del Tritone, Rome
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Stop for a photo op at Fontana del Tritone, a beautiful 17th-century fountain in the middle of Piazza Barberini. Don't forget to lower the camera and really get a good look at the statue in the middle: the muscular, larger-than-life character of Triton supported by dolphin fin tails and blowing on a conch shell. The dramatic attraction celebrates the restored Acqua Felice aqueduct and provides water from the source. Add Fontana del Tritone to your Rome travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rome vacation route planner.
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  • A beautiful and impressive fountain in the middle of the square. It was recently restored and cleaned up but sadly was fouled again, but still does not lose its charm.
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  • Popping out of Barberini metro station take a second to watch this fountain in the middle of a crossround. 
  • The source is very beautiful and in great condition. A quick tour and advisable. There's a lot to see in the vicinity.
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  • Beautiful Triton fountain in the middle of the piazza. It's a great place for a cool photo, as well as a refreshing place to sit while waiting, as you can sit on the surrounding bars and feel the splashing water.
  • A quiet square (compared to another famous fountain, Trevi) that has become the meeting point for groups and tours.
  • Rome's full of fountains so idk how to feel about this
  • It's ok. Might as well check it out if you're passing nearby. I went around late morning. Judging from the pictures it is nicer to visit at night.
  • Lovely Triton Fountain sculpted by Bernini. Looks charming at night.