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Piazza della Repubblica

Piazza della Repubblica, Rome 00185 Italy
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  • Piazza della RepubblicaPro 2014
    D'Maris Coffman
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    4 Nov 17, 2013

    Definitely go at night when it is just eerily beautiful to behold. Roman grandeur writ very large. And it's a lot of fun too, especially navigating the crowds and climbing the steps.

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    Ernest
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    5 Aug 28, 2012

    Muy concurrida de día y una preciosidad de noche. ¡Merece la pena verla iluminada!

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    babak mohamadi
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    3 Mar 08, 2013
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    Tom Hutchinson
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    3 Sep 29, 2012
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    AndrewDThorpe
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    4 Oct 16, 2013

    Flanked by grand neoclassical colonnades, this landmark piazza was laid out as part of Rome’s post-unification makeover. It follows the lines of the semicircular exedra (benched portico) of Diocletian’s baths complex and was originally known as Piazza Esedra. In the centre, the Fontana delle Naiadi aroused puritanical ire when it was unveiled by architect Mario Rutelli in 1901. The nudity of the four naiads or water nymphs, who surround the central figure of Glaucus wrestling a fish, was considered too provocative.

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    Jimmy Nadēr
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    4 Sep 16, 2013

    You can't but run into this magnificent castle with impressive fountains and 2 theatrical flames if you're walking around Rome through the main street. Wasn't on my to-do list but was very delightful to see its grandeur.

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  • Piazza della RepubblicaPro 2014
    Julia P
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    4 Aug 26, 2013

    Mainly a traffic circle with a giant fountain, this is just close to Termini and also backs right up on the Terme di Diocleziano.

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    4 Aug 10, 2013

    Piazza della Repubblica is one of Rome's grand sights if you're traveling by car, much like how PIazza Venezia wows newcomers to the Eternal City. It's not surrounded by tourists and there's a beautiful fountain in the center. The architecture around the Fontana delle Naiadi is equally beautiful, especially at night when the place is dramatically illuminated.

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    Karim Nabil
    2 Sep 10, 2012

    Not sth Extraordinary... but the Weather was good and the water in the fountain was WICKED COLD !!

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    Leila LR
    5 Jul 12, 2012

    I have visited Pizza della Repubblica in 2007 ,its such a beautiful place and so interesting,alot of people go there to have fun,hope to go there again.

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    Russ Baynham
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    this is quite an impressive structure, here to comemmorate past soldiers, a must see, just down the road from trevvi fountain

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    Leigh Virkus
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    3 Jul 05, 2012

    This is a nice piazza near Termini station. We like that they have a McDonald's here with outside seating with no extra cost. You can sit and watch the people and the traffic while eating your burger and fries. The huge fountain in the middle is one of the best in Rome and is lit up after dark.

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    Romano Margelli
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    Per me un posto indimenticabile! Occhio al servizio ai tavoli dei bar che la circondano! Si spende esattamente il doppio!!!

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    Alex Barlow
    4 Jul 12, 2012
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    Sally Humphreys
    3 Jul 05, 2012

    This was quite near our hotel and a lovely Irish bar/restaurant.

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    Markfil Pasia
    3 Jul 05, 2012

    i like it

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    Ines De Agazio
    4 Jul 05, 2012

    eternal city...

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    5 Jul 01, 2012
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    5 Jun 25, 2012
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4.0 out of 5
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In Greek mythology, Naiads were nymphs that presided over fountains, rivers, lakes, and oceans. In 1901 they were a controversial subject in Rome. Architect Mario Rutelli had just unveiled the four bronze nymphs that made up his masterwork and the new centerpiece of the Piazza de Republica, the “Fontana delle Naiadi.” The nude figures were considered far too provocative. Conservative citizens were ... read more
outraged. Nonetheless, the fountain that Benito Mussolini called "exaltation of eternal youth, the capital's first salute to art" remained, as it does today, in the circular plaza surrounded by the baths of Diocletian.

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