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Fontana dell'Acqua Paola, Rome

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The Fontana dell'Acqua Paola also known as Il Fontanone ("The big fountain") is a monumental fountain located on the Janiculum Hill, near the church of San Pietro in Montorio, in Rome, Italy. It was built in 1612 to mark the end of the Acqua Paola aqueduct, restored by Pope Paul V, and took its name from him. It was the first major fountain on the right bank of the River Tiber.
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  • The fountain of the Water Paola or the "Hundred Priests" that you say you want, is not just any fountain. It's in the axis with Sisto Bridge, and that's all we'd have to tell about. Then, to observe well, the water...
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  • Aqua Paola Fountain is a fountain with a large building on the side of Janicolo Hill. I had been seeing far from the Vatican Museums and the White Vitriano the day before, so I stood in front of the fountain with a nostalgic feeling, "Oh, this one." Unfortunately, it is under construction as of September, and the board was stretched at the bottom.
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