Portico dei Leoni - Roma, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 41° 54.774 E 012° 29.047
33T E 291349 N 4643166
Quick Description: Four lion statues of the Portico dei Leoni located on Viale Fiorello La Guardia, next to the Carlo Bilotti Museum in the gardens of Villa Borghese in Rome.
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 6/25/2019 10:30:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM10V6F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Portico dei Leoni was built in two phases: in the late eighteenth century by Antonio Asprucci and completed by Luigi Canina in the early nineteenth century.

Inside the portico, transformed into a small antiquarium, are engraved tombstones, fragments and ancient inscriptions.

The front garden has been refurbished with exotic plants and essences. In the past, water gushed from the mouths of the four lions.

Source: (visit link)
Physical Address:
Villa Borghese
Roma, Italy

Web Site: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
Take a photo of the lion.
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