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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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  • The current Grand fountain by Bernini. Go around the fountain from all sides. Dolphins, Triton, sink, everything is interconnected.
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  • This is an interesting fountain that dates from the 17th century that was used to supply water to the city. It was even more interesting when we visited in January as it was covered in a lot of ice. T...  more »
  • It is a fountain in the square on the way towards the Termini station from the Spain square, fountain, Bernini made. Large shape that does not have a lot of tourists, it is a very nice sculpture fountain. This is the fountain at night so I went to the Roman look you want.
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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.