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Fontana del Nettunoin Rome, Italy

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Fontana del Nettuno make the architectural ensemble of Italian Piazza Navona complete adding artistic atmosphere and elegance.
Fontana del Nettuno, Rome
The history of the fountain at the northern part of Piazza Navona traces back to 1574. At that time Giacomo della Porta constructed a fountain without any sculptures. But in 1880's Antonio della Bitta completed the construction having added a figure of Neptune hitting an octopus with a trident in the middle of the fountain.

Fountain at the northern part of Piazza Navona, Rome
Photo: Fountain at the northern part of Piazza Navona, © Paolo Rosa

Piazza Navona fountain, Rome
Photo: Piazza Navona fountain, © altotemi

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Location: Piazza Navona

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