"Fontana Barcaccia" Spanish Steps - Piazza di Spagna Tip by Willettsworld

Spanish Steps - Piazza di Spagna, Rome: 308 reviews and 501 photos


The fountain (Fontana Barcaccia) at the bottom of the Spanish Steps was designed by Bernini's less famous father, Pietro in 1629, commissioned by Pope Urban VII Barberini. The fountain was built as a memorial of the flooding of the Tiber, whose waters reached the foot of the Pincio.

Address: Piazza di Spagna
Phone: +39 090 8388 1200
Website: http://www.rome-passion.com/place-espagne.html

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  • Written Jul 26, 2005
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