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Fontana dell'Acqua Paola, Rome

This massive early 17th Century Baroque fountain was built to celebrate the re-opening of an old Roman aqueduct.

This massive early 17th Century Baroque fountain was built to celebrate the re-opening of an old Roman aqueduct. Water played an important role in this area in Roman times as the grain was milled here using water mills.


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About Fontana dell'Acqua Paola

 Via Garibaldi, 00153 Roma, Italy

 +39 06 0608

 www.sovraintendenzaroma.it

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