Place of Spagna
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Piazza di Spagna

The piazza is characterized by the great staircase of Trinità dei Monti, the famous “Spanish Steps”, constructed in the 18th century, at the foot of which is the elegant “Barcaccia” fountain by Pietro Bernini.
At the top of the staircase can be seen an Egyptian obelisk, behind which rises the church of Santa Trinità dei Monti, dating from 1495.
The area is famous the world over for the presence of numerous boutiques of Italian fashion designers: Armani, Versace, and Valentino are only some of the names you will see as you walk around between Piazza di Spagna and the elegant Via Condotti.
For some years now, the staircase has become the stage for high fashion shows in Rome.
From Piazza di Spagna it is possible to reach, by going up the steps, the panoramic terrace known as the Pincio, which offers one of the most charming panoramas of the city.

[ This monument is included initinerario 3]