Rome is one of Europe's most popular destinations. And the Trevi Fountain - immortalized in the film "La Dolce Vita" - is one of the city's most visited monuments. But keeping it clean is a challenge.
Tourists visiting Rome's Pantheon will have to pay an entry fee starting next year, officials have said. Battling low public funds, Italy hopes the ancient monument's millions of visitors will help with upkeep costs.
It was not the first time the waters of Rome's Trevi Fountain have bled. The Italian activist behind the stunt is a well-known repeat offender.
After announcing hefty fines for snacking tourists, the Italian capital has now dispatched patrols to enforce behavior. Several tourists have been seen bathing in the fountain.
Tourists climbing on Rome's historic fountains or using them as picnic sites will face fines ranging from 40 to 240 euros (45 to 270 dollars), Mayor Virginia Raggi announced Monday, in a bid to preserve public decorum.
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