Fontane della Piazza Farnese
Fountain
One of the two fountains in Piazza Farnese
One of the two fountains in Piazza Farnese
LocationRome
Coordinates: 41°53′41″N 12°28′15″E / 41.89472°N 12.47083°E / 41.89472; 12.47083Coordinates: 41°53′41″N 12°28′15″E / 41.89472°N 12.47083°E / 41.89472; 12.47083

The Fontane della Piazza Farnese are two identical decorative fountains located in the Piazza Farnese, in front of the Palazzo Farnese in Rome, Italy. They were placed in the Piazza in the 16th century.

History

The granite stone basins of the fountains are believed to come from the ancient Roman Baths of Caracalla. The emblems on the upper part of the fountain are those of the Farnese family, and the builder of the Palazzo, Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, later Pope Paul III.

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References

Media related to Fountains in Piazza Farnese (Rome) at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
Fontana di Piazza Colonna
Landmarks of Rome
Fontane di Piazza Farnese
Succeeded by
Fontana della Piazza dei Quiriti