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Rome's Trevi fountain drained for upkeep and repairs

Landmark will undergo restoration

27 August, 10:51
Rome's Trevi fountain drained for upkeep and repairs (ANSA) - Rome, August 27 - Rome's famous Trevi Fountain has been drained to make way for repairs to its facade that lost several small pieces last June, Cultural Heritage Superintendent Umberto Broccoli said on Monday.

An overall "check up" will also be carried out to evaluate the extent of restoration needed for the capital's archeological landmark immortalized in Fellini's classic film La Dolce Vita, Broccoli said.

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