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The Dragons Fountain (Fontana dei Dragoni), Villa d'Este, Tivoli | Tivoli - Villa d'Este (IMG_3942.jpg)

The Dragons Fountain (Fontana dei Dragoni), Villa d'Este, Tivoli

The Fountain of the Dragons, by Pirro Ligorio, was erected for a visit in 1572 of Pope Gregory XIII, whose coat of arms features a dragon. Water jets gush from the four dragons mouths, around a central jet.
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