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Day 6: Take a walk in Villa Borghese

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Barberini Square

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Overview

Title
Barberini Square
Author
carol_79
Rating
3.44
Year
1633 AD
Cost
-
Average visit time
15 minutes
Address
2 Piazza Barberini, 00187 Rome RM
Hours of operation
Always

Description

Barberini Square lies at the intersection of several important streets and is dominated by Palazzo Barberini built in 1633. Its principal feature is Bernini's fountain, best known as the Triton Fountain (Fontana del Tritone). For more than 3 centuries, the strange figure sitting in a vast open clam has been blowing water from the triton. As you walk up to Via Veneto, you'll see another smaller Bernini fountain called the Bees fountain (Fontana delle Api). At first glance they may look more like flies... but they're the Barberini family coat of arms' bees! This powerful family had a coat of arms with the crossed keys of St Peter added on top, because a son was elected Pope.

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