Rome Attractions – Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) is the most famous fountain in Rome. It is one of the largest (25.9 meters – 85 feet high and 19.8 meters – 65 feet wide) and most famous fountains in the world. Your tour of Rome is not complete if you haven’t seen it. It is situated at the terminal point of Aqua Virgo, ancient aqueduct supplying water to Rome for more than 400 years. The aqueduct was destroyed and rebuilt, and its new name is Acqua Vergine. If you are familiar with Italian cinema and one of its masterpieces, La Dolce Vita, you will recognise the fountain as the setting of one of its most iconic scenes: have a look at the clip: “Marcello, come here!