Trevi Fountain

Most beautiful fountain in the world?

The Trevi Fountain is world famous. If you visit Rome, you should actually see this fountain. But do it smart, so that will see this attraction in optima forma. The local name is Fontana di Trevi, which you will notice when you walk around.

It might be the most famous fountain in the world: Trevi Fountain in Rome. Built in baroque-style in 1762 by Nicola Salvi. The architect based the build on a drawing by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who also created the Saint Peter's Square in Vatican city.

Best Time to Visit Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain is very popular. And yes, it can get busy. Like really busy. But the early morning is still fine. Then you can see the beauty of the fountain well.

Grab a fresh Italian coffee at one of the local coffee shops and walk to the fountain. Just wacht the water and enjoy. I also went there in the early morning. Only then I realised how beautiful it is.

Late at night gives you also a more quiet scene. The fountain is lit and has a more romantic atmosphere.

The legend of the Trevi Fontain

The Trevi Fountain (in Italian Fontana di Trevi) is famous for people throwing a coin over their shoulder into the water. The story tells that if you do that you will return to Rome. However, there is also a story that says that it will bring you eternal luck.

Visiting the Trevi Fountain

The fountain is located in Piazza di Trevi. You suddenly see him pop up when you come around the corner. The fountain is located right in between the houses, although it often looks different in photos.

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