20 Dazzling Fountains in Rome You Must See

The fountains of Rome fall into one of four categories. Monumental fountains were built at the termini of Rome’s restored aqueducts to supply water to the population.

Today, Rome has more than 2000 fountains. These vary from the monumental fountains to the tiny. Here are 20 of the most beautiful fountains in Rome.

The Trevi Fountain is located at a junction of three roads and was one of the original sources of water in Ancient Rome.

Fontana di Trevi (Trevi Fountain)


This fountain in Piazza Mattei features bronzed turtles jumping off its top level.

Fontana Della Tartarughe (Turtle Fountain)


The fountain was commissioned by Pope Urban VII and was created by Pietro Bernini and his son Gian Lorenzo.

Fontana Della Barcaccia (Fountain of the Leaky Boat)


These four late Renaissance fountains are located at the crossing of Via delle Quattro Fontane and Via del Quirinale.

Quattro Fontane (The Four Fountains)


This beautiful fountain in the Testaccio area of Rome was designed by Pietro Lombardi.

Fontana Delle Anfore (Fountain of the Amphorae)


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