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Fontana delle Anfore, Rome

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#260 of 522 in Historic Sites in Rome
The Fontana delle Anfore (English: Fountain of the Amphorae), located in Testaccio, a quarter of Rome, Italy. It was completed in 1927, by Pietro Lombardi after he won a competition the municipality of Rome set in 1924 for new local fountains. The motive of the amphorae refers to the Monte Testaccio and to the symbol of the whole quarter.

It was initially in Piazza Testaccio (at that time it was called Piazza Mastro Giorgio), but was moved to Piazza dell'Emporio in the mid-1930s. After the closure of the old Testaccio market in 2012, Piazza Testaccio was converted to an open space, reopening in January 2015, with the restored fountain again at its centre.
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  • This fountain - or is it seating? - or is it a dais? - is more of a statue to honor containers that were a significant part of the history of this area. There are functioning faucets, which are...  more »
  • This fountain is situated in the middle of Piazza Testaccio in the neighbourhood of Testaccio, it is relatively new in comparison to most things in Rome, this design was the winning entry in a...  more »
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  • Quaint neighborhood piazza. Popular with families with kids. Quiet and well kept. Drinkable water from the fountain and close proximity to local shops and restaurants
  • I come here once in a while but everytime I come here I feel at home. The square is really big and there are many seats where you can rest, read a book or chat with your friends. In the evening you can enjoy eating in one of the many restaurants close by and come back there to drink good wine in a famous enoteca in the square.

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