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LA BARCACCIA

Right in the middle of Piazza di Spagna, at the feet of the Spanish Steps, this wonderful XVII century fountain designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, on commission from pope Urban VIII, is named after a boat ran aground in the square by the river Tiber’s flood of 1598.

Check in Rome - a project by Markonet in cooperation with Aeroporti di Roma and Codacons | director: Stefano Zerbi