Piazza di Spagna is beyond doubt one of Rome’s most beautiful and famous squares. Are you ready to dicover this extraordinary place?
Located at the bottom of the Pincio hill, Piazza di Spagna has always represented a hub for cultural and tourist life in the city of Rome.
Artists and scholars have been hanging out here since the sixteenth century. The square is full of hotels, inns and elegant residential buildings, and it acquired its current appearence between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Its name comes from Palazzo di Spagna, seat of the Spanish Embassy at the Holy See.
Among history, art and important shopping streets, Piazza di Spagna is still now one of the favourite destinations by tourist form all over the world, as well as by Romans, and it is an unmissable stop for any true visit.
Easily reachable by the metro stop with the same name, it is connected to Piazza del Popolo through Via del Babuino, one of the historic streets forming the so-called “trident”. From the square, you can access the famous Via Condotti,.