Trevi Fountain

Piazza di Trevi, Rome

4.5

Trevi Fountain is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome. Standing 26.3 metres high and 49.15 metres. It is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. The fountain has appeared in several notable films, including Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita. The Trevi Fountain was built in 1762 by Giuseppe Pannini. The famous fountain is an ideal play of water and rocks. The fountain dates back to ancient Roman times, since the construction of the Aqua Virgo Aqueduct in 19 B.C. that provided water to the Roman baths and the fountains of central Rome. The fountain was built at the end point of the aqueduct․ When the fountain is open roughly €3,000 is thrown into it every day as people follow the tradition of throwing coins over their shoulders. The legend holds that a coin thrown into the fountain will ensure a return to Rome and It’s a crime to steal the coins from the Trevi.

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Open Hours:

  • Mon

    12:00 - 00:00

  • Tue

    12:00 - 00:00

  • Wed

    12:00 - 00:00

  • Thu

    12:00 - 00:00

  • Fri

    12:00 - 00:00

  • Sat

    12:00 - 00:00

  • Sun

    12:00 - 00:00

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  • Ruby Paredes

    5
    - 29 July 2018 -

    This was my favourite fountain to see in Rome! Very beautiful and a perfect place to sit down and have a rest on a summer's day. Yes, it is very busy and crowded, but even with the crowds we could make our way to the edge of the fountain relatively easily and was able to get a few good photos. Also great they have a drinking fountain next to the Trevi with cold running water.

  • Konstantin Ignatov

    5
    - 24 July 2018 -

    This is one of the most beautiful fountains in the world and is definitely a must to see when visiting Rome. As it is a free tourist attraction, the huge crowds may make the experience a bit unpleasant. It takes some time to walk among the thousand people who are all trying to take photos, posing in front of the fountain. Maybe going there after midnight would be a good option for those who prefer to avoid the crowds and the heat during the day.

  • Devin Kanzler

    5
    - 09 July 2018 -

    Of the big places in Rome to visit, this was easily my favorite. It wasn't nearly as crowded as I expected and I was easily able to get a picture front and center with no one else in it. I made a nice wish with a penny. The water is beautiful and the sculptures are magnificent. It's very easy to locate too. Lots of people trying to sell you stuff though.

  • Crisonthespot

    5
    - 03 July 2018 -

    It’s really a magical fountain. The story behind it it’s also cool to read before going. We went once with day light and once in the night and I highly recommend to go at night. It looks so beautiful that you can stare at it a long time without getting tired. Of course, it’s full of people, but with a good reason. Is something you can’t miss if you go to Rome!

  • Kendall Feb

    4
    - 22 June 2018 -

    This is absolutely worth seeing. The fountain is exactly what you expect of Italy and Rome. It’s beautiful and worth taking a picture. But it’s extremely crowded and the crowds will not die down. At night it lights up. The food and stores around it are where i enjoyed my time. I suggest going in the late afternoon before sunset to see it during the day, then shop and eat and see it at night before heading home.

  • Luke Jones

    5
    - 22 June 2018 -

    Trevi fountain is truly a wonder, such a beautiful place and amazing history behind it all. The art is astounding! As you can imagine there is quite a big crowd here with a small location trying to accommodate a horde of people. Try if you can to get to the front and throw your coin in!

  • Minh Chau

    5
    - 14 June 2018 -

    You must see this place. Its beautiful. Its in Rome. Its gorgeous. Lot of tourists there though. At night its nice with all the lights. Its also just in front of restaurants and bars and shops. If you guys pass by Rome you must go there to take pictures and add that to your album. You wont regret it.

  • Har Dewakalu

    5
    - 13 June 2018 -

    So nice we visited twice! The first time was on our arrival in Rome. Unfortunately they were doing repairs and the fountain was “off” but still full of people admiring the architecture. Upon our second visit, everything was functioning as normal. It’s quite a beautiful site when fully operational. Taking a good pic can be difficult during peak times, if recommend going very early (8am) and you can basically have the fountain to yourself. Otherwise be prepared for big crowds, but it never felt unsafe due to the security and groups of families in the vicinity.

  • James Roche

    5
    - 09 June 2018 -

    Fantastic fountains, beautiful sculpted design with an awesome flow of water through them. When we visited them it was a beautiful day and that brought literally hundreds of people out to see them. Be prepared to see armed police there due to the highted level of security. Not that there has been an incident just keeping people safe from the many nutters out there in the world these days. Still well worth a visit and our trip wasn't marred one bit in fact if anything it made you feel more secure. Little tip if you visit here just by the fountains there a little ice cream shop selling real Italian ice cream. Pay the €5 it's stunning just don't let it drip over your shirt like I did!

  • Ken Heil

    5
    - 04 June 2018 -

    The reputation is not wrong. This is a piece of wonder to gaze upon. The white glistening marble looks wonderful from any angle. the water is also very clear. It draws crowds through out the whole day. It's a bit sad that it's surrounded by buildings and cobble stone streets so close to it. this is well worth your time to go and see. Take you time there too and look at the horse and all that's around it

  • Jermaine Jefferson

    - 31 May 2018 -

    So crowded but a really cool place and a must visit when in Rome. Selfie Stick is needed for some cool picture of your back facing the Fountain. Bring some coins!

  • Rachael Hadaway

    - 26 May 2018 -

    Crazy busy

  • Sandra

    - 14 May 2018 -

    Beautiful architecture, but full with tourists

  • aghigh boluri

    - 13 May 2018 -

    fantastic 👌

  • Kawika Terry

    - 05 May 2018 -

    Get to the front and hold your spot. Toss a coin into the fountain to ensure your future return to Rome. Plus, all money in the fountain goes to aid the homeless.

  • Elizabeth F

    - 25 April 2018 -

    Beautiful, but very crowded. Beware that if you sit on the edge of the fountain to take a picture, you might get wet.

  • Måhann ♋ Ar

    - 21 April 2018 -

    How do i say Everything is fine ^‿^

  • Katya Rusalova

    - 20 April 2018 -

    Amazing place ❤️

  • Omar Al-salem

    - 19 April 2018 -

    Amazing place very crowded with lots of restaurants around it . If you visit rome you must come here

  • Omar Al-salem

    - 19 April 2018 -

    Amazing place crowded with people , with lots of restaurants around it

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