Fountain of Neptune
This is a series of photos of the fountains in Piazza Navona in Rome. This is the fountain of Neptune, with him spearing an octopus with his trident. Here’s another view of the same:
There were 2 tricks used here. One, we got here super early, before the crowds went nanners. Which meant we left the hotel SUPER early, since we were south of the Colosseum, and it meant around a 2+ mile walk, with constant stops to photograph other stuff. Two, lots of walking around the fountains to find desirable angles.
This is the central fountain, the Fountain of the Four Rivers by Bernini. Here’s a closeup angle on one of the sides.
And a large-scale shot, with half the piazza in view in the background.
And finally, the fountain at the southern end of the piazza, the Fountain of the Moor.
This really is a lovely location, provided you’re there when it’s not crammed like a NYC subway station. Going on weekdays will help, if you can manage it, as will waking up early. But above all go, as it’s not something to miss!
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