Piazza di Spagna, Rome
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Piazza di Spagna is a beautiful square in Rome, the square is home to Pietro Bernini’s striking fountain. But the square is best known for the Spanish Steps. The Spanish Steps consist of 135 wide steps, which lead you from Piazza di Spagna to the Trinita dei Monti church.
You may think that the Spanish Steps were created by the Spanish but it was commissioned by the French. When the steps were built in the 18th century, a Spanish Embassy was located here. Hence the name: Spanish Steps. Rome’s Spanish Steps are not that old compared to most other sights in Rome. But once at the top of the steps, you have a great view of the city of Rome. It is definitely worth a visit!Continue reading “Piazza di Spagna”