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Fontana di Trevi  

Fontana di Trevi

Fontana di Trevi is a masterpiece
Rome 2018 Part II - Fountains of Rome

March 25th 2018
You are not allowed to bathe in Fontana di Trevi If you have seen the movie La Dolce Vita you might want to pull an Anita Ekberg and wade into Fontana di Trevi and splash some water on someone who wish to stand in for Marcello Mastroianni. Our recommendation is simple: Don't! It is not permitted and you will face a pretty hefty fine if you're caught. But if you learn how they went about to sho ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
5th May 2018

I agree, Been there, it's awesome!
6th May 2018

Fontana di Trevi
I see masterpieces like this Ake, and you are right it is a masterpiece, and reflect on the oodles of money the person who commissioned this fountain must have had. The result was not just a symbol of refreshment and cooling reflection...but an enduring symbol of power. How fortunate successive generations can enjoy such monuments, commissioned in marble to endure, magnificence that was only created to display their creator's patron's power and lavish excesses.
7th May 2018

We sure are fortunate
As you say we are fortunate to have wonders like Fontana di Trevi around us. But we are also double fortunate in that we also can afford, have the time and are in good enough health to travel. /Ake

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