Fontana delle Picche Oriolo Romano

The Fontana delle Picche in the Piazza Umberto I in Oriolo Romano was probably designed by a student of Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola.

Fontana delle Picche Oriolo Romano

History and description

Fontana delle Picche Oriolo Romano
Fontana delle Picche

The fountain takes up central position in the Piazza Umberto I.

It was constructed in 1782 in honor of the wedding of Livia Borghese and Emilio Carlo Altieri.

The four heads from which the water spouts are directed towards the four points of the compass. The one facing north is wearing a hood, since the cold winds arrive from that direction.

The Fontana delle Picche is one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Oriolo Romano.

Fontana delle Picche, Oriolo Romano

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