I cried when I finally stood in front of it.
In Italy's big cities, particularly Rome, aqueducts still feed the water system. Alot of the water that feeds the fountains is crystal clear from the mountains. At fountains such as the one you see above, the water is totally drinkable!
Roman architecture and design was all about fine Detail, ornate finishes and sculptures, and over sized columns and entries.
Rome has more than outdoor fountains, many of which are hundreds of years old. Here are 12 Roman water works to check out on your next visit.
Roma - Bertozzi Stefano - Rome, typical roman fountain, called "Nasone" because of the barrel curved like a nose.
12 Roman Fountains That Will Make You Want to Book a Flight: Fontana di Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere
The Baboon - Silenus: a character in Roman mythology, half man, half goat, called the baboon by the Romans because they considered it ugly and deformed
12 Roman Fountains That Will Make You Want to Book a Flight: Trevi Fountain
Rome in 3 Days, 3 Days in Rome, Rome with Kids, Amalfi Coast, Pantheon, Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pompeii, Positano, Trevi Fountain
dreamyitaly: “ Spencer Alley: Roman Fountain - Villa Sciarra (a public park in the city of Rome) Courtyard fountain in the Palazzo del Grillo ”