Tortoise Fountain (Fontana della Tartaughe), Rome, Italy
Piazza Mattei, Rome, Italy| Map |
Tucked into Mattei Square (Piazza Mattei), the Tortoise Fountain (Fontana della Tartaughe) features four boys holding bronze tortoise shells. The fountain was designed by Giacomo della Porta and sculpted by Taddeo Landini in the 16th century. The meaning behind this Renaissance fountain is unknown, however that doesn’t stop guests from stopping and enjoying a refreshing moment in the courtyard.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
The Tortoise Fountain is not as large or impressive as the Fountain of the Four Rivers, nor does it hold significant importance. It is a nice place to stop when the kids need a break.
Address: Piazza Mattei, Rome, Italy| Map
Hours: Year Round More Info
Price: Free More Info