The Fountain of St. Peter's Square

Built shortly after the restoration of the Acqua Paola, this fountain sits in St. Peter's Square. It was designed by Carlo Maderno, for whom it was named, to have a mushroom shaped top covered in stone scales, which break up the water as it flows down the domed top.

Fontana delle Tartarughe

Fed by the Acqua Vergine aqueduct, the Turtle Fountain was created in the 16th century. Nearly 100 years later, the fountain was renovated and the bronze turtles from which the fountain draws its name were added around the base.

The fountain in front of the Villa Medici

A peaceful fountain located a little north of the Spanish Steps. The fountain was designed by Annibale Lippi in 1589.

Fontana dell'Acqua Paola

Also known as "The Big Fountain," this  monumental fountain marks the end of the Aqua Paola. It was named for Pope Paul V, as it was one of the first fountains that he ordered to be restored.

Fontana delle Api

The Fontana delle Api (Fountain of the Bees) is also known as the Bernini fountain, as it was designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1644. Decorated with a large scallop shell on which rest stone bees, this fountain is very low to the ground because it was originally intended to serve as a trough for citizens' horses.

Fontana della Barcaccia

One of the most famous fountains in Rome, the Fontana della Barcaccia is located at the foot of the Spanish Steps. Fed by the Aqua Vergine, it was designed to look like a half sunken ship, with water pouring over the sides of the doomed vessel.

Fontana del Moro

The original design of the Moor Fountain only featured a dolphin surrounded by Tritons. In the 17th century Gian Lorenze Bernini added the sculpture that may be representative of Neptune.

The Fountain of Neptune

A popular tourist attraction, the Fountain of Neptune is a 19th-century fountain that depicts the god Neptune fighting an octopus.

Fountain of the Naiads

The Naiads fountain was originally completed in the late 19th century as the Acqua Pia. In 1901, sculptures of various nymphs were added to it and it became known as the Fountain of the Naiads.

Fontana del Pantheon

The fountain outside the Roman Pantheon was commissioned in the 16th century, but was redesigned by Pope Clement XI in the 18th century. In the 19th century the original sculptures were replaced with replicas. The originals are on display in The Museum of Rome.

Trevi Fountain

No list of Rome's fountains would be complete without the Trevi Fountain. It is the largest Baroque-era fountain in the city, and one of the most famous fountains in the world. It was designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Giuseppe Pannini, along with others. It is located in Rome's Trevi district, named for the convergence of three main roads.