The Trevi fountain is the most artistic of Rome, famous especially thanks to the “Dolce Vita” movie of Fellini.
A first Fountain was built in 19 BC by Agrippa, it carried the virgin water for feeding the thermae constructed near the Pantheon.
The water was qualified Virgin because according the legend a girl would have a indicated freshwater to soldiers in silks.
In 1453 Pope Nicholas V built Fontana Alberti Batiste in the quarter "of the Trejo" , word than would change later in "Trevi".
The Fountain was important for the city where the inhabitants have become accustomed themselves to have freshwater after to have utilised the water of the Tiber river for centuries.
Three centuries later, Pope Clemente XII decides to transform it, he organized a competition in which he has invited the best artists of its time.
The plan of the romano Nicolò Bianco was chosen. The construction of the Fountain needed 23 years.