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Typology: Fountains


Address: Piazza Benedetto Cairoli
Zone: Rione S. Eustachio (Senato-Corso Rinascimento) (Roma centro)
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The fountain in Piazza Cairoli, once called Piazza Branca, is situated at the centre of a garden. It was built in 1888 by Ed Andrè, as remembered by an engraving in a corner of the socle. It consists of a quadrangular pond made of granite from Baveno with at the centre a pillar, whose decorations (bronze dauphins around a trident) have gone lost. The pillar supports a circular basin coming from the excavations of 1887 in the nearby Piazza Cenci. Above is a second pillar supporting a basin that pours water.

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Last checked: 2021-04-02 11:50