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  • Address: Piazza Navona, Rome, The Provence of Rome 00186, Italy

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Fountain of the Four Rivers Tours

Rome is full of fountains, but some are more famous than others. The Fountain of the Four Rivers in Piazza Navona is one of the fountains that, thanks to popular culture and a colorful legend about rival artists, is on many tourist must-see lists.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini is the artist behind the Fountain of the Four Rivers, which depicts four major rivers - the Nile, the Danube, the Rio de la Plata, and the Ganges - each representing a different continent. Sitting atop Bernini’s sculptures is an Egyptian obelisk.

The fountain was built in 1651 and sits at the center of the Piazza Navona, right in front of the church of Sant’Agnese in Agone. The statue representing the Rio de la Plata faces the church, and appears to be cowering away in horror at the design - the church was built by one of Bernini’s rivals. This is a common story, and a fun one, but it can’t be true - the church was built many years after Bernini’s fountain.

The Fountain of the Four Rivers features prominently in Dan Brown’s “Angels & Demons,” which makes it a must-see stop on any “Angels & Demons” tour of Rome.

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Best of Rome in a Day Private Guided Tour Including Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and Colosseum, Rome, ... 
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Best of Rome in a Day Private Guided Tour Including Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and Colosseum

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Enjoy this 6-hour private tour to see the top sights and ancient wonders of Rome in one day. You'll be entertained by a private guide as you visit the ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $118.43
Baroque Rome Tour, Rome, City Tours
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Baroque Rome Tour

Discover the heart of Rome with your historian private driver.This itineraries are designed to offer you the best way to visit  Baroque Rome monuments and ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $318.22
A Day in Rome: Small-Group Tour by Minivan from Florence, Florence, Walking Tours
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A Day in Rome: Small-Group Tour by Minivan from Florence

Experience all the timeless beauty of Rome! Admire Piazza di Spagna, Trinità dei Monti, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon Temple, Piazza Navona, Colosseo, Piazza ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 13 hours (approx.)

From USD $311.04
Private Baroque Rome - Fountains and Squares Walking Tour, Rome, Day Trips
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Private Baroque Rome - Fountains and Squares Walking Tour

Walking tour with private official tour guide through the fountains, squares, and sites of Baroque Rome.

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $46.66
3-Hour Rome Piazzas Private Walking Tour, Rome, City Tours
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3-Hour Rome Piazzas Private Walking Tour

“Il Babuino”, via Ripetta and via del Corso, the three main arterial roads of the old town center, flow into Piazza del Popolo. The ancient seat of games, ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $64.60
Private Tour: Rome Fountains and Squares - Evening Walking Tour, Dinner Included, Rome, City Tours
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Private Tour: Rome Fountains and Squares - Evening Walking Tour, Dinner Included

Evening illuminations tour of Rome on 2.3 hour and see the Spanish Steps, Trinità dei Monti, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, and Trevi Fountain. Then, tasting ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 18 minutes (approx.)

From USD $88.53
Rome by Night with Pizza and Gelato, Rome, Walking Tours
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Rome by Night with Pizza and Gelato

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What could be better than a night tour in Rome? A night tour in Rome with the added delicious experience of pizza and gelato. This 4-hour small-group tour is a ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $123.20
5-Day Italy Tour of Venice, Rome and Vatican from Venice, Venice, Night Tours
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5-Day Italy Tour of Venice, Rome and Vatican from Venice

You will have 5 days to enjoy Best of Italy, from Venice to Rome . This individualized tour starts with a gondola ride and will end with a visit to the  ...  Read more

Location: Venice, Italy
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

From USD $879.00
Rome Premium Tour All Inclusive, Rome, Multi-day Tours
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Rome Premium Tour All Inclusive

Enjoy a comprehensive overview of Rome from the comfort of a Mercedes luxury Vehicle with this 8-hour private tour of the Eternal City. Listen to live ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $239.26
Evening Special - 2 hour segway Tour of Rome, Rome, Cultural Tours
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Evening Special - 2 hour segway Tour of Rome

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Discover Rome's romantic side by moonlight. Take a break from the daytime chaos and see the romantic character of the Eternal City. This evening segway tour of ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.82

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