Piazza Navona

The obelisk standing in the centre of Piazza Navona. Being an ancient Roman circus there always was an obelisk standing in the centre.

This one was placed here by the Pope (Pamphilij) on commission to the architect Bernini. The famous fountain of the four rivers has been an architectural wonder since then.

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