December 20, 2023

Piazza di Spagna & the Spanish Steps

Piazza di Spagna & the Spanish Steps

ROME, ITALY - The Piazza di Spagna (Square of Spain) is one of Rome’s most renowned squares. The name comes from the Palazzo di Spagna, the seat of the Spanish Embassy for the Vatican located on this square since the seventeenth century. The Piazza di Spagna is found in one of the most popular neighborhoods of Rome, near the high streets Via dei Condotti, Via Frattina and Via del Babuino, which houses several impressive seventeenth and eighteenth century villas.

The Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti) were built at the beginning of the eighteenth century connecting Piazza di Spagna and the Church of Trinità dei Monti. It is one of the most famous parts of Rome. Every July, the square and the 135 steps are decorated to receive the Donne Sotto le Stelle fashion show. The staircase is a favorite tourist spot to sit, relax and enjoy the views of Piazza di Spagna.

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