Piazzas and fountains

Famous for their lively atmosphere and for their spectacular fountains, Rome's piazzas are the centre of daily life. The following are well-worth visiting. 

Rome's top three piazzas

Piazza Navona

With its three majestic fountains and surrounding mansions, Piazza Navona is one of the most beautiful Baroque squares in Rome.

Piazza di Spagna & the Spanish Steps

As the site of many events and fashion shows, the Spanish Steps is one of the most renowned places in Rome. Piazza di Spagna in one of Rome’s best areas.

Campo de' Fiori

Campo de' Fiori is a bustling market during the mornings and then transforms into a lively square at night full of bars and restaurants.

Other beautiful squares

Piazza del Campidoglio

The Piazza del Campidoglio is located at the top of Capitoline Hill and is the first modern square to be designed in Rome.

Piazza Barberini

Built in 1625 by Cardinal Francesco Barberini, Piazza Barberini is particularly noteworthy due to its two fountains created by Bernini.

Piazza della Repubblica

The Piazza della Repubblica is made up of a large roundabout in which the Fontana delle Naiadi is located. It is flanked by imposing buildings.

Piazza Colonna

Piazza Colonna gets its name from the impressive Column of Marcus Aurelius, a marble column that has been in the square since the year AD 193. Discover it.

Piazza del Popolo

Located at the beginning of Via Flaminia, the Piazza del Popolo is where foreigners arrived in the city during the era of the Empire. Discover it.