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Fontana del Ponte Sisto

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This unique and grand fountain doesn't score very high on the beauty scale.
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Piazza Trilussa, 00153 Rome, Italy
Trastevere
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Built in the early 1600, the fountain was originally located on the other side of the tiber during widening of the banks it was removed stored and later erected in its current location within Piazza Trilussa. worth a visit during a walk of the area.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Fontana del Ponte Sisto is a 17th century creation. In fact it was constructed in order to provide an adequate water supply to the Vatican Gardens! Of course others benefited as well. Worth a look.

1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

While passing over Ponte Sisto we came across the very impressive Fontana Del Ponte Sisto and although by no means is it a must see attraction if your in the area it's still a nice site to visit. Originally on the other side of the...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 8 November 2016

very nice view of the river and peaceful if you go down the stairs . close by is a river tour that operates as a hop-on -hope off tour .

Thank Dude197
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Aqua Traiana, (Trajan’s Aqueduct later, Acqua Paola), had been restored to supply water to Fontana dell'Acqua Paola up on the Janiculum Hill and this served the peoples needs for water this side of the Tiber. The opposite side also needed water, so a pipeline...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Bridge leading into travestere. It's a nice bridge but that's all. It overlooks dirty greenish water. Entire bridge has vendors all along it. I mean I guess it fits with the area and brings the charm to the area. Fountain is just across from it....More

Thank Paolo182002
Reviewed 28 April 2016

...that makes the atmosphere of the area. Though interesting it is far from impressive or very beautiful. But the lively piazza and the stairs filled with people makes this place worth a visit. The Fountain was originally constructed 1610 on the other side of Tiber...More

Thank high_low73
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The huge fountain (or “fontanone” as Italian would say) was originally on the opposite side of the bridge as a part of a hospital complex (“The Hospital of Hundred Brothers”, hence its other name - “La fontana dei cento preti”). It was finished in 1610,...More

1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

I discovered a bridge in Rome and an entirely different part of Trastevere area more on the Tiber river ! Full of young people at night there are numerous places to eat typical italian foods bakeries, caffe I stayed at an air bnb on via...More

Thank Robert P
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