Begin your walking tour of Rome at Piazza Navona, a stadium turned social hub and one of the most iconic squares in Rome. This bustling locale is adorned with three fountains, the most notable being the Fountain of the Four Rivers (Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi). Designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1651, it portrays the Danube, Ganges, Nile, and Rio de la Plata rivers, symbolizing the four corners of the earth
We continue our walking tour of Rome by visiting Piazza della Rotonda houses the Pantheon, a former Roman temple and an architectural masterpiece. The square is embellished with the Pantheon Fountain (Fontana del Pantheon), crowned with an obelisk. It’s an ideal spot to soak in the essence of Rome while sipping an espresso at a local café.
Next, we go on with our walking tour ascending towards Piazza di Spagna, famous for the Spanish Steps, where the Barcaccia Fountain nestles at the foot. This quaint fountain, resembling a sinking boat, was sculpted by Pietro Bernini, father of the acclaimed Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Next square, next step, this fantastic wolking tour go on heading north, where you'll find Piazza del Popolo, known for its symmetry and grandeur. This vast square hosts two identical fountains, crafted by Giovanni Ceccarini. The fountains, embellishing the base of a central obelisk, feature Roman sea-gods as their main protagonists.
No walking tour of Rome would be complete without a visit to the majestic Trevi Fountain. Tucked away in Piazza di Trevi, this Baroque masterpiece by Nicola Salvi is one of the world's most renowned fountains. Tradition compels visitors to toss a coin into the fountain, securing a return trip to Rome.
Your journey culminates at Piazza Venezia, a square that beats to the rhythm of modern Roman traffic. Dominating the square is the Monument to Victor Emmanuel II, a colossal tribute to the first king of unified Italy. Although it lacks a fountain, its grandeur and the panoramic views it offers are a spectacular finish to your walking tour.
This walking tour encapsulates the essence of Rome, revealing a city where ancient and baroque aesthetics blend seamlessly with the vibrancy of modern life. Whether you're marveling at the artistry of Bernini, tracing the legacy of Rome's emperors, or indulging in Italian gelato in a bustling square, you're guaranteed an unforgettable journey through the Eternal City. Always remember, Rome wasn't built in a day, and to truly appreciate its majesty, neither should your exploration be. Happy wandering!
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What is a Fountain & Square tour in Rome?
A Fountain & Square tour in Rome is an experience that takes you around the city letting you to visit the most important and beaufitul foutains and squares in rome
The cost of this walking tour in Rome is 220€ for the guide plus 100€ for round trip transfer from/to your hotel in Rome