In the Area

Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountaini is one of the most important monuments of Rome, but also the most famous fountain in the world. Theme representative of the sculpture is the sea. The scenery is dominated by a chariot in the shape of a shell on which rests a statue of Ocean by Pietro Bracci, flanked by statues of Healthiness and Abundance. The first is a girl, which indicated the water source to the Roman soldiers, but the statue of the aqueduct project approved by Agrippa. The chariot is pulled by sea horses, preceded by massive newts.

Fontana di Trevi

The Trevi Fountain is tied to a legend is said to bring good luck tossing a coin into the fountain turn away, because this will definitely come back to the capital. The coins, collected daily, is destined for charity.

Piazza di Spagna

"Piazza di Spagna", through the steps of Trinita dei Monti, one of the most famous squares of Rome. At its center is located Barcaccia Fountain by Pietro Bernini, Gian Lorenzo Bernini. At right is the home of English poet John Keats, now a museum in his honor. On the left hand you can visit the dining Tearoom. Towards Via Frattina stands the Palace of Propaganda Fide.

Piazza di spagna

The impressive staircase of 135 steps, was inaugurated by Pope Benedict XIII on the occasion of the Jubilee of 1725. Its construction was built to connect the Spanish embassy to the church of Trinita dei Monti. The staircase was designed so that approaching the stage effects were increasing gradually. Typical of the great Baroque architecture was in fact the creation of long, deep perspectives culminating with the fifth or backgrounds monumental character.