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Farnesiana Fountain

What to see in Leonessa, Rieti, Lazio, Valnerina


In the main square of the town, with a trapezoidal plan, is the Farnesiana or Margaritiana fountain, from the Renaissance period commissioned by Ottavio Farnese, together with Margaret of Austria in 1552, built by master Nicola De Joanni.

The fountain has an octagonal plan with a basin divided into four sides, embellished with coats of arms and ribbon elements. The central octagonal baluster is decorated with coats of arms and dolphins, as well as masks.
Fonte della Ripa: a 12th-century fountain, characterised by a round arch shape.

  • Piazza VII Aprile, Leonessa (Rieti)
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