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Legend and history of Rome: Fontana delle Tartarughe

19 March, 2020
Have you ever heard of a fountain called Fontana delle tartarughe ? It’s a beautiful artwork in piazza Mattei in Rome; a favourite with tourists. The legend has it that one night Duke Mattei who was one of those aristocrats…

NY Times praises Rome fountains: the "nasoni" make news

18 March, 2020
The prestigious New York Times in one of its more recent articles dedicated to Rome, has praised the city for its innumerable drinking water fountains (which the Romans also call the “ nasoni”) Few things, added the newspaper, come free…