Fountain of Piazza Mazzini

In 1675 Filippo Cesarini commited a number works of embellishment of the city and built several fountains including this one, as a result of the restoration of the ancient Roman underground aqueduct.

For this fountain, a Roman sarcophagus was used that has now been replaced by a tank in dark grey peperino (Lava stone) embedded in masonry. The water flows from the face of two bronze lions.

Guide of Lanuvio

Guide of Lanuvio

The town of Lanuvio southeast of Rome was built on the ancient town of Lanuvium and legends tell that Lanuvium […]