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Il Ninfeo degli Annibaldi, Rome

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  • A small jewel in the heart of Rome, a monumental fountain dating back to the time of Augustus discovered by chance during the works in Via Hannibal. Coming from Via Cavour you arrive in Via Hannibal...
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  • Monumental fountain discovered by chance at the end of the 18th century, on the corner of Hannibal Street and Salvi Street. The construction is very old, dating back to Roman times.
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  • Very interesting site to see and admire for its uniqueness. It came to light during the construction of Hannibal Street (formerly the Snake Street), and partially destroyed. It descends about 8 meters through a very narrow and steep spiral staircase (not suitable for people with disabilities) and you find yourself in the tub of the nymph. The uniqueness of the nymph that is made with telline shells and other valves.visit very interesting made with the overconsposition of the municipality of Rome. Free with Mic
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  • Interesting visit organized by Anita and Valentina to this small portion of the beautiful nymphaeum of the Augustan period, certainly annexed to a neighboring Villa now destroyed The nymphaeum must then have been partially demolished by Nero to make room for the construction Domus aurea It remains about half of a hemicycle whose wall in Malta, with crustations of pumices and shells, still visible, reproduced a marine cave In the wall there were also inclusions of elements in vitreous paste and perhaps even glass mosaic Perhaps it was also used as a summer cenatio of the villa Demonstrates the very high Roman construction technique and the great capacity of reproduction of natural elements, which show the highest level of luxury and refinement of the Domus of the Augustan period Unfortunately, the remaining portion of the Nymphaeum was demolished at the end of the 19th century for the opening of Via degli Annibaldi, one of the many unworthy destructive disemburments with which Rome pays the price of having become the capital of the papate before and then D Italia. In addition this disembowelment had no scenographic or archaeological results. Except for this finding, which risked total destruction Visit to be made, if interested in a considerable deepening, but you need to book and have the guide
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