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Fontana Barcaccia

4.3/5
144 Reviews
Fountain
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5 hour
Address: Piazza di Spagna, Rome, Italy

What people are saying:

Cute, boat-like statute commemorating the flood of the Tiber in 1598. Built by Bernini's father for Pope Urban VIII in 1629.

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  • Foodie_CST
    Foodie_CST
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    Fountain of the ugly boat

    An pretty interesting attraction that's definitely worth seeing, especially due to its location and its famous creator. Made by artist Bernini, this intersting fountain, shaped as a boat, is locating ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1589993204000+0800)/
  • Steveage
    Steveage
    Rexburg, Idaho, USA
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    Why the Attraction?

    We walked all over Rome, numerous times. I don't know why people make such a big deal about this fountain and the Spanish Steps. I guess see it because everyone does? This fountain is not particularly...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585633697000+0800)/
  • 496henkr
    496henkr
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    There a better things to visit, but the Spanish steps are so close

    Actually just an ordinary fountain in Rome. There are many that are much better (for example Trevi). However, this one is located next to the Spanish steps, so you can visit this one when you are clos...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583289225000+0800)/
  • Margo7850p
    Margo7850p
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    Beautiful fountain in front of the iconic Spanish Steps

    Fontana della Barcaccia is a fountain in Rome, located at the foot of the Spanish Steps. The magnificent boat-shaped fountain is the work of Pietro Bernini and his son Lorenzo Bernini . It is suppli...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582892710000+0800)/
  • Lance H
    Lance H
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    Something to see

    I wouldn't make this a destination, but if you are in the area visiting the plaza or the steps, then of course take a look. It would be hard not to see this fountain if you were already there anyway....

    Reviewed on /Date(1582765947000+0800)/

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