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Piazza Navona - abcRoma.com

Location and History

It is also one of the most frequented place in Rome: as a matter of fact, it is a meeting place both for tourist and Romans till late in the night thanks, also, to the numerous pubs, restaurants and piano-bars.

Description

This square has an elliptic shape like a stadium and, in fact, rises on the ancient Domitian's Stadium. In it you can admire three splendid fountains. The central one is the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi which was realized by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and is characterized by four allegorical statues which represent the four main river in the world. The lateral ones are the Fontana del Moro designed by Bernini and the Fontana del Nettuno planned by Giacomo della Porta.. In the middle of the square, there is the beautiful work of Borromini : the Chiesa di Santa Agnese in Agone which has a concave façade and represents a magnificient model of baroque building. Inside, in the crypt, you can admire the remains of the primitive church and the Domitian's Stadium.


  • Commissioned by

Giovanni Battista Pamphilj

Giacomo Della Porta
Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini

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Area Sacra di Largo Argentina Distance: 436 meters

Basilica di San Lorenzo in Damaso
Distance: 297 meters

Sant'Andrea della Valle
Distance: 353 meters

Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Distance: 197 meters

Campo Dei Fiori Distance: 405 meters

San Luigi dei Francesi
Distance: 41 meters

Chiesa Nuova Distance: 69 meters

Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi Distance: 35 meters

Nostra signora del sacro cuore Distance: 111 meters

Palazzetto Le Roy
Distance: 279 meters

Palazzo Altemps Distance: 222 meters

Palazzo Braschi
Distance: 198 meters

Palazzo della Cancelleria
Distance: 297 meters

Palazzo Madama Distance: 5 meters

Palazzo Massimo alle Colonne Distance: 282 meters

Palazzo Pamphili Distance: 107 meters

San Girolamo della Carità Distance: 440 meters

San Pantaleo Distance: 234 meters

Sant'Agnese in Agone Distance: 44 meters

Sant'Agostino Distance: 202 meters

  • Nearby museums

Barracco Museum
Distance: 284 meters

Museum of Rome
Distance: 233 meters

Museo Napoleonico
Distance: 289 meters

National Roman Museum in Palazzo Altemps Distance: 215 meters

Distance: 287 meters



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