Definitive guide

The Trevi Fountain

The Fontana di Trevi is the largest and most impressive fountain in Rome. It has become a true symbol of the city and is visited by millions of tourists every year. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit this enchanting and romantic rococo work that nearly fills Piazza di Trevi.

The Fontana di Trevi (also known as Trevi Fountain), is located in the center of Rome, in the heart of Trevi, the second largest district of the city.

This monument stands out from the urban landscape both for the large number of people it attracts and for its enormous dimensions (22 meters wide by 26 meters high).

Many visitors simply take a few photos and quickly appreciate the fountain as a whole, but few discover the intriguing history and significance of each of the elements of this iconic Roman monument dedicated to the ocean.

By reading this guide you will discover, for example, that the fountain’s main statue is the sea god Oceanus in a shell-shaped chariot. You’ll also learn that, contrary to common belief, the actual fountain is in fact a newly built monument which to this day has raised millions for charities.

You can also find information on how to get there by public transportation, various curiosities, and nearby places of interest to complete your itinerary after visiting the Trevi Fountain.