FONTANA DEL TRITONE

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Piazza Barberini, 00187 Via Veneto · Ludovisi, CENTRO STORICO, Italy

District level recommended in Rome, Italy

Historic Fountain

The Triton Fountain is a seventeenth century fountain in Rome, by the well-known Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

The fountain was executed in travertine in 1642-43. At its centre rises an larger than lifesize muscular Triton, a minor sea god of ancient Greco-Roman legend, depicted as a merman kneeling on the sum of four dolphin tailfins. His head is thrown back and his arms raise a conch to his lips.

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FONTANA DEL TRITONE

Piazza Barberini
00187 Via Veneto · Ludovisi,
District: CENTRO STORICO, Italy

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FONTANA DEL TRITONE, Piazza Barberini, 00187 Via Veneto · Ludovisi, District: CENTRO STORICO, Italy

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