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Not one of the most beautiful

Rome is full of wonderful old fountains but this is one of the less impressive.Placed in front of a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
zuv
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Bucharest, Romania
Named according to its shape

The fountain, designed in 1590 by Giacomo Della Porta, was originally located in the center of the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
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26 Oct 2016
“Not one of the most beautiful”
28 Apr 2016
“Named according to its shape”
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Piazza Della Chiesa Nuova, Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Rome is full of wonderful old fountains but this is one of the less impressive.Placed in front of a church,we found it by luck,when we were walking to Sant'Angelo castle.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

The fountain, designed in 1590 by Giacomo Della Porta, was originally located in the center of the Piazza Campo de’Fiori till 1899 when it was removed to make space for the monument of Giordano Bruno. Twenty years later it was positioned in the Piazza della...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We had seen this fountain in a travel video, and were surprised to see it shortly after we arrived in Rome, and so close to where we are staying. I recognized the distinctive shape right away, and see from other posts that there is a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

This unusual fountain, sometimes referred to as the "soup tureen," is a favorite of mine. It stands before the church in Piazza della Chiesa Nuova, and it was built a bit below street level so that there is sufficient pressure to force the water through...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

The fountain was called la Terrina because of its shape. It was designed during the pontificate of Pope Gregory XIII (1572-85); the lid was added in 1622 - this was because it was first placed in campo de fiori where people used to throw food...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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