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
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.
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 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.
Piazza del Quirinale & Palazzo del Quirinale
The Piazza del Quirinale provides splendid views of Rome. The Palazzo del Quirinale is one of the official residencies of the President of the Republic.