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Fontana della Botte, Rome

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#291 of 523 in Historic Sites in Rome
The Fontana della Pigna or simply Pigna ("The Pine cone") is a former Roman fountain which now decorates a vast niche in the wall of the Vatican facing the Cortile della Pigna, located in Vatican City, in Rome, Italy.
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  • The fountain located on Via della Cisterna, framed in a travertine arch, that consists of a base with a wine barrel (“the keg”) from which the water pours into the vat. It was built in 1927 by Pietro....  more »
  • At least once, this fountain symbolized the popular spirit of the Trastevere district, characterized by inns that served the castelli wine. Today it is a nice fountain, often...
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  • Nice barrel where fresh water gushes. Typical Roman fountain in a Roman quarter, Trastevere. Unfortunately, there is also a lack of respect for works of art.
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  • It is said to be the only water the Romanists drank. I attach photos of the 1930s
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