Baroque Bernini treasures adorn Rome

Posted: March 16, 2014 at 2:59 a.m.

Trevi Fountain is always lively, and at night serves as a major gathering spot for teens on the make and tourists tossing coins.

Rome is a showcase of Western civilization, layered with elements of the city’s 2,000-year-old history. Among the traffic-choked 20th-century boulevards, you’ll find marble ruins of ancient times, early Christian churches, grand Renaissance buildings and statues, and a wealth of Europe’s most sumptuous, inspiring sights — its Baroque treasures.

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Travel, Pages 50 on 03/16/2014