Ever since its inauguration, on May 22nd 1762, the monumental Fontana di Trevi has been acclaimed as one of the iconic sights of Rome.
The fountain was designed by the Roman architect Nicola Salvi. Sadly, Salvi never saw the work completed, as he died in 1751.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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