We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fontana dell'acqua Felice

Save
Share
Review Highlights
What is a fountain?

In fact original fountains in Rome where ending points of aqueducts, providing water for citizens... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
mWrite
,
Helsinki, Finland
Nice fountain

This fountain -Fontana dell'acqua Felice is located on Piazza San Bernardo and is also called... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
Jivko V
,
Sofia, Bulgaria
Read all 119 reviews
147
All photos (147)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good54%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pope sixtus v”(6 reviews)
“piazza san”(2 reviews)
About
The Fontana dell'Acqua Felice, also called the Fountain of Moses, is a monumental fountain located in the Quirinal eDistrict of Rome, Italy. It marked the terminus of the Acqua Felice aqueduct restored by Pope Sixtus V. It was designed by Domenico...more
Contact
Piazza San Bernardo, Rome, Italy
Trevi
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Rome
from US$44.40
More Info
from US$44.40
More Info
from US$132.10
More Info
from US$45.60
More Info
Reviews (119)
Filter reviews
30 results
Traveller rating
11
13
6
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
11
13
6
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pope sixtus v moses fountain piazza san large statue triumphal arch worth a visit lions fortuna spouting striking century planted beliefs depicting
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 30 reviews
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Stunning monumental fountain wall which marks the end of a restored aqueduct. Also known as Fountain of Moses. Water flows from the statues into basins where four lions are spouting water. (A good drinking water supply). The fountain is also a political statement of how...More

Thank Holmes-Jen
Reviewed May 5, 2018

In fact original fountains in Rome where ending points of aqueducts, providing water for citizens. This one dates to 16th century, to 1587 to be precise and was built by pope commemorate completing aqueduct. We found this accidentally as looking for a dinner place.

1  Thank mWrite
Reviewed April 7, 2018

This fountain -Fontana dell'acqua Felice is located on Piazza San Bernardo and is also called Fountain of Moses. Worth seeing it.

Thank Jivko V
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Pope Sixtus V. Whose real name was Felice Peretti. The design that looks like a Triumphal arch was built to commemorate the completion of the aqueduct (Acqua Felice), that provided the neighbourhood with fresh water. It is indeed a very striking fountain. The four Egyptian...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed January 29, 2018

A really gorgeous fountain on a very busy plaza. It's a monumental fountain like the Trevi Fountain in a completely different setting. Unlike the Trevi Fountain there's really nowhere to stand to take your selfie, but on the other hand you can literally walk into...More

Thank Tess673
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Fontana dell'acqua Felice is a great monument to Water, built in the 16th century! Well, perhaps, celebrating water. Italy, it seems, has or had, huge volumes of fresh water, which explains the hundreds of fountains everywhere. Fontana dell'acqua Felice was connected with a vast aqueduct...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed July 7, 2017

This fountain, on the Via XX Settembre was constructed to mark the arrival of fresh water to this part of Rome in the late 16th century. It is striking, not least because of it's closeness to the footpath, which means that Moses (and Aaron and...More

Thank UlsterFryNo1
Reviewed June 28, 2017

The fountain is also called the Fountain of Moses, It is a monumental fountain located in the Quirinale District of Rome. It is designed as a blind triumphal arch with three large niches. In the central niche stands a large statue of Moses, flanked on...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of fountains in Rome and this one is worth a visit if you're in the area. We were lucky as our hotel (Moses Fountain) was IN this fountain. So for a week, this was the front of our home. The fountain itself...More

Thank sootica6
Reviewed April 14, 2017

This is one of the major fountains in Rome but is differentiated by the the fact that it is not in an open space such as a piazza. It is a wall fountain and sits next to buildings on a footpath and is quite imposing....More

Thank Chris F
View more reviews
Nearby
Trevi
A non-stop photo and souvenir opportunity, Trevi is
all about action. From early morning through the wee
hours, the piazza surrounding Trevi Fountain hosts a
never-ending flow of tourists hoping to make a wish or
take a selfie. Clever restaurants, charming
gelaterias, uncanny bars, kitsch shops, and a range of
hotels make up the local landscape. Beneath the bustle
are the remains of an ancient neighbourhood that you
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,272 nearby hotels
Hotel Moses Fountain
365 reviews
.04 km away
Hotel Mascagni
1,057 reviews
.05 km away
The St. Regis Rome
2,132 reviews
.07 km away
Hotel Mascagni Luxury Rooms & Suites
44 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 13,807 nearby restaurants
D'Angelo - Gastronomia Caffe
220 reviews
.18 km away
Ristorante Da Giovanni
592 reviews
.18 km away
The Barrel Bar & Grill
35 reviews
.12 km away
Ristorante Edoardo
238 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,672 nearby attractions
Santa Maria della Vittoria
1,225 reviews
.03 km away
Via XX Settembre
71 reviews
.08 km away
Abbazia di San Bernardo Alle Terme di Diocleziano
58 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fontana dell'acqua Felice staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines