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Fontana del Moro is an impressive sculptural composition that once underwent changes, but kept its majesty and significance.
At the southern end of Piazza Navona
there is Fontana del Moro.
The first part of del Moro fountain was built by master Giacomo della Porta in 1580's. The fountain with a pool made of pink marble was decorated with four sculptures of newts. In 1654 according to the order of Olimpia Maidalchini, the daughter-in-law of the Pope, the concept of the fountain was elaborated by Giovanni Bernini. The skillful architect placed a moor fighting with a dolphin in the middle of the sculpture.
Photo: Fontana del Moro
Fontana del Moro on the mapLocation: Piazza Navona
More places to visit in Rome
The bridge laid over the river Tiber and leads to Castel Sant'Angelo. The bridge was used to expose the bodies of the executed to be a warning to sinners.5
The bridge Cavour is better known for the Roman tradition as the place where daredevils jump into the waters of the Tiber in the New Year.14
The Colosseum is number one in the to-see-list for Italy and has almost 2000-years history with the fights of the gladiators and the dramatic shows.58
Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi
The masterpiece of Italian baroque truly deserves being one of the most beautiful fountain in the world - gorgeousness, majesty and magnificence.5
La Terrazza Restaurant
Located on the top floor, the restaurant offers gourmet cuisine from the famous chef and incomparable views of Rome.8
Villa Torlonia belonged to the Torlonia family. Mussolini rented it from the Torlonia to use as his state residence, and now visitors can see his house and a bunker.8
Cinecitta Studios is a special place for every movie fan. The birthplace of Italian cinema and the place where worked great filmmakers.12
Villa Borghese is a magnificent landscape park in the English style, a popular place for walks and picnics in Rome. Also here is the museum with the incredible collection of art.68
Ruins in the center of the Eternal City remind of the olden Roman time. This is the site of columns, arches and temples remnants.8
The real Rome is here: on the small street of Trastevere, where the music, the party and the rest never stop.22