What you don't know: Fountain of turtles

 

In a most charming district of Roma, a few steps from Campo de Fiori square, in Jewis district you can find this little square that is the protagonist of one of most romantic legend of the city: in the 1600,  one boy , to persuade the father of the girl that  he fell in love with , to give her precious doughter's hand in marriage, has builded the fountain during one night, in front of him palace. The day after, the girl and the father looked out the window and view the magnificent fountain. The boy was Duca Mattei, a very important family in 1600 in Rome.The fountain of turtles has been builded in 1581 by a project of Giacomo della Porta and Taddeo Landini work . The turtles are an add  element, made by Bernini in 1658. IF Choose an accommodation in the center of the city for your holidays in Rome, you can arrive in a cuple of minutes in the most beautiful places in Rome!

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