Tivoli: An Easy Day Trip from Rome

Tivoli: An Easy Day Trip from Rome
... ruins of Villa Adriana provide a glimpse into what was once the emperor’s vast countryside home. The site is a giant complex complete with lakes, fountains, baths, temples and gardens. (Villa Adriana is open daily May-Aug from 9 am to 7 pm and Sept-April from 9 am to 5 pm. The last entry is permitted 90 minutes before closing). Located in downtown Tivoli near the central square, Villa d’Este (map) is a late-Renaissance palace that served as a large residential villa. It was built in the...
December 17th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: attraction, day trip, fountain, Ruins, top-feature, UNESCO sites

A Visit to Rome’s Trevi Fountain

A Visit to Rome’s Trevi Fountain
The Trevi fountain (travel guide) is arguably the most beautiful fountain in all of Rome and one of the city’s most famous monuments. At 85 feet high and 65 feet wide it’s also the city’s largest Baroque fountain. The Trevi fountain, or Fontana di Trevi in Italian, has served as the backdrop for numerous Hollywood films including “Roman Holiday,” “Three Coins in the fountain” and Fellini’s 1960 classic “La Dolce Vita.” Internationally known and recognized, today it’s one of...
November 9th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 0
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Sydney Photo Friday: Kings Cross Fountain

... got me thinking of ways to cool down. Right now I wish I could strip down to my swimmers and stand in the middle of this fountain in Kings Cross. Wouldn’t that be fantastic? Image source: Foraggio Fotographic @ Flickr Tags: fountain, Kings Cross, Photos ...
January 30th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: fountain, Kings Cross, Photos

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