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Navona Square
Piazza Navona is one of the largest and most beautiful Baroque piazza in Rome. It is also called Angonal Circus, because it is occupies the area of the ancient Circus of Domitian and still preserves its form. The piazza began to take its present appearance in the 17th century, when Pope Inocent X commissioned a new church, palace, and fountain. Three fountains embellish the piazza, of which the most beautiful is Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi (the one in the middle), a work of Barnini.
Rome - Piazza Navona