The Four Rivers Returns

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Rome – After a year of construction, the Four Rivers returns to shine at the foot of the steps of the Trinita dei Monti. The seventeenth-century masterpiece, the first example of a fountain designed as a sculpture was made ​​by Pietro Bernini with the help of his sonGian Lorenzo commissioned by Pope Urban VIII. ‘s work that attracts tourists from all over the world and is considered one of the most famous and admired in Rome, thanks to the conservative restoration, which took place under the coordination of an Office of the Superintendent of Vigilance Capitolina and built by the company Urban Vision with the award of the work to Tecnicon (firm specializing in the restoration of stone surfaces), recovers the appearance of a bright and milky time. intervention further enhances the whole Piazza di Spagna, already the subject of an extensive program of pedestrianization started Aug. 4 and strongly supported by the city council led by Mayor Ignazio Marino, who also announced the imminent restoration of the staircase. Overall cost of the work was of 209,960 Euros, financed with funds from the billboards affixed to the fence of the yard. See also: The pedestrianization of the Spanish Steps Guide Art of Rome

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