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Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy

Throw a Coin in the Fountain
& You'll Return to Rome

By Marianne Schwab | Best Travel Deals Tips Blog

The Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy, is one of the most popular places in the city and a real tourist attraction. This is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. I snapped this photo of a young mother with her son on a day early in November.

As legend has it, visitors who throw a coin into the fountain are ensured a return to Rome. This was the topic of the movie Three Coins in the Fountain and the 1954 Academy Award-winning song by that name that was introduced in the film.

This isn't the only fountain with a coin tossing legend in the city of Rome, Italy. The 2010 movie When In Rome starring Kristen Bell was an adorable romantic comedy with a spin on this legend that was quite entertaining.

So when in Rome, throw a coin into Trevi Fountain and you'll be guaranteed a return trip to this amazing city, just don't take any coins out of the fountain or it could spell trouble.

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