Only a few minutes away from Spanish Steps is Via Margutta– the most picturesque street in Rome. This is the alley where Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn lived in the movie Roman Holiday. I’ve mentioned it earlier in the Most Instagram-able Spots in Rome.
Via Margutta- Most Picturesque Street in Rome
Via Margutta is one of the prettiest alleys in Rome. From the beginning of the 17th century, Via Margutta has been associated with artists. Today it is a bohemian area full of art galleries, antique stores and workshops. It is also a popular spot for photography due to its breathtaking ivy filled lanes and the renowned Fontana degli Artisti.
Fontana degli Artisti (Fountain of the Artists)
“Fontana degli Artisti” (Fountain of the Artists) is a triangular fountain in Via Margutta. Designed by Pietro Lombardi in 1927, this grotesque fountain has two heads- one happy another sad and irritated. These are said to signify the moods of an artist! Furthermore, this fountain gives a complete homage to artists as it is crowned with paintbrushes.
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