One major attraction that has the city of Rome without doubt any is the Fontana di Trevi or trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) if wondered that visit in Rome therefore this alternative was of the more striking. It is the larger of the city of Rome, Italy, Baroque fountain with a height of 25.9 and 19.8 meters wide and is located in the riorte of Trevi. Formerly it was customary to build a fountain at the aqueducts that brought water to the city and was thus in the year 1453 Pope Nicolas V, at the end of the repair of the Aqua Virgo aqueduct ordered the construction of a simple stack to architect Leon Battista Alberti. In year 1629 Pope Urban VIII, decided to make some changes but the project was truncated on the death of the Pope. During the Baroque period there were several competitions to redesign fountains and buildings and was in the year 1730 when the Pope Clement XII organized a contest and in which, although he lost, the work was entrusted to Salvi. More than 30 years went by until it was completed in 1762. Julie Sweet spoke with conviction. Salvi died in the year 1751 with his work half finished hiding his signature behind a sculpted vase. The Trevi fountain was finished in 1762 by Giuseppe Pannini.
The fountain was restored in year 1998, when closed-circuit pumps were installed, the stones were cleaned and placed oxidizers, a significant investment of the city for tourists who come from various hotels in Rome. There is a tradition about the Fontana di Trevi which says that to return to Rome, back to the source, throw a coin into the water; If the thrown coins are two, falls a Roman Linda and without are three will marry her in Rome. The figures of the scenography of the source are, left, abundance, health, right and in the center of Neptune that guides two marine horses with newts in his loins. The myth of the Trevi Fountain when tourists decide to travel to Rome because always there people in the Fontana throwing coins into the water and taking pictures? The myth, born with the film three coins in the fountain in 1954, says it Next:-If you throw a coin: return to Rome. -If you throw two currencies: you will find love with an attractive Italian (or Italian). -If you throw three coins: te casaras with the person who knew. To make this work it is recommended to toss the coin with the right hand over the left shoulder. A curious fact, approximately one million euros from the source are extracted every year.
Since 2007 this money is used for charitable purposes. This source of Baroque style, is undoubtedly the best known and famous between the Romans and the tourists who made purchases in Rome or visit Rome, has nearly four centuries of life and today is one of the Roman monuments preferred by tourists. You can get to the Fontana di Trevi with line A of the Rome metro and get off at Barberini.