Piazza Navona


Member Rating 5 out of 5 by Zhebiton on May 22, 2011

The district Parione two centers of gravity - the two famous squares, elegant and graceful Navona and the simple-hearted and hospitable Campo de 'Fiori

One of the biggest squares in Rome - an oval of Piazza Navona with lots of cafes doroguschy in diameter and the Four Rivers Fountain in the middle. The fountain was invented to decorate the next obelisk brought from Egypt by the Emperor Caracalla. At the foot of an Egyptian column built a statue of the gods of the main rivers of the four parts of the world (the Ganges, Nile, Danube and La Plata).

Every year on December 1 Piazza Navona offers a colorful and cheerful Christmas Bazaar - a carousel, sleigh of Santa Claus, a sea of ​​sweets and souvenirs.

Besides it, the square huge number of restaurants, cafes and other food plants, at most unnecessarily expensive and unnecessarily bestolkovye.Orientirovany on tourists, so occupancy is ensured not inherent in the civilized West, ratings and word of mouth, and more typical of the insidious power zavlekaniem East.
In the center area of ​​the church of Santa Aneze Institute Agona (St. Agnes in Agony) authorship Borromini. Sv.Agnessa - Christian martyr who refused his son a pagan proconsul. For what was thrown naked into the arena of the circus Dominitsiana (in place of the present church) to view naked shaming followed sedeniem wild beasts.

Was coined to decorate another obelisk brought from Egypt by the Emperor Caracalla. At the foot of an Egyptian column built a statue of the gods of the major rivers of the world.
Piazza Navona

Rome, Italy, 00186

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