You probably have heard the fame or the Trevi Fountain Trevi Fountain pool that is in Rome, Italy. Swimming real name Fontana di Trevi, according to Wikipedia is the design of Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Pietro Bracci. This pond is a tourist attraction that is very popular in Italy.
Trevi pools built with intricate designs, with stones in the back of the pond that coincide with the building of Palazzo Poli figure carved in such a way with the Roman god Oceanos and Triton so it looks like the sea gods was driving a horse-drawn carriage which divide the sea. The water is sourced from acqueduct which also drain the fountain in the Piazza Navona.
With a height of 26.3 meters and a width of 49.15 meters pool with Baroque style of architecture that became the most famous fountains in the world. This pond is often a background in the film or fiction. Swimming Trevi even popular as a place to submit a proposal of marriage for couples.
According to legend, as quoted by Why Go Italy, this pond has existed since the 19th century BC. It is said that when a thirsty Roman soldiers guided by a young girl to get water in the pure water source that is located thirteen kilometers from the city of Rome. The pool was then given the name Aqua Virgo or ‘water virgin’ to respect the services of a young girl. And the source of this water sustains life some of the ancient city of Roman citizens for more than four hundred years.
The pool is also famous for its myth. It is said that if we toss a coin in the Trevi with his right past the left shoulder our expectations will be quickly answered. And indeed this is the main reason people visit the Trevi. With so one day you will definitely go back again to that place. If you throw two coins you will get a new love, and three coins means you will soon step into the aisle.
So many people who throw a coin and make a wish at the Trevi pool, every night the manager in charge of picking up money from the bottom of the pool can be collected about 3000 pounds, or about 59 million rupiah.