The Trevi Fountain is the largest and among of the most famous fountains
in Rome, as well as one of the most popular all over the world.The theme
of this masterpiece is the sea. The fountain is an example of perfect
fusion between Baroque sculpture and architecture.
Maybe not everyone knows that...
THE WATER OF LOVE: According to another legend, a girl whose beloved
leaves for the military service or for work will be ensure his eternal
love if she gives him a glass filled with water from the fountain, and
after he drinks she breaks the glass, so that he’ll never forget about
THE LOVERS’ LITTLE FOUNTAIN: Another way of promising eternal love is to
drink at the Lovers’ little fountain, located on the right side, by the
Ace of Cups. The lovers just need to drink together to be faithful to
each other for the rest of their lives.
TREVI FOUNTAIN AND THE MOVIES: Even the movie world couldn’t remain
unaffected by the magnificence of the Trevi Fountain. The movie "Fontana
di Trevi" was shot in 1964 by Carlo Campogalliani (script by Federico
The monument is also featured in of the most famous Italian movies: "La
Dolce Vita" by Federico Fellini, where Anita Ekberg plunges in the
Fountain and invites Marcello Mastroianni to do the same.
Trevi fountain had previously been featured in the American movie "Three
coins in the fountain" (the fountain the title refers to is indeed Trevi
In ‘"Totòtruffa 62" Totò tries to sell the fountain to a gullible
tourist, including all copyrights on the pictures taken by other
tourists, leading to a number of gags and misunderstandings.
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