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Fontana del Facchino, Rome

Fontana del Facchino - Rome, Italy
Fontana del Facchino
Via Lata, Rome, Italy 00186Map
Palazzo De Carolis
+39 06 0608(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Centro Storico
Overview

Many statues have been used in Rome to represent opinions conflicting opinions, and one of the most famous is that of Pasquino in the wall of the Palazzo De Carolis and dates from the 16th Century. It shows a man holding a barrel from which a jet of water spurts out. Many hypotheses have been put forward as to who the man is supposed to be: Martin Luther, a member of the Università degli Acquaroli or a certain Abbondio Rizzio, a famous and garrulous drinker.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Argentina
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