Going off the beaten path: 10 unusual sights in Rome

Jan 26, 2016 550

by Alexandra Turney

Rome is full of secrets. Explore the crypt of a church or peer through a keyhole, and you might be surprised by what you find. Go off the beaten path to discover the lesser-known treasures of the Eternal City.

1. The turtle fountain La Fontana delle Tartarughe, one of Rome's quirkiest fountains, is tucked away in a tiny piazza in the Jewish Ghetto. According to legend, the fountain was built overnight by a duke who was hoping to impress his future father-in-law.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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