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Planned by Valadier at the beginning of the 19th century, this is considered one of the best urban works in Rome.more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazza del Popolo, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A popular piazza in Rome completed in 1822 that is a good starting point for walking the city. Via del Corso is one of the main streets that head to the piazza at the southern side. There is music and other forms of street entertainers...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 3 days ago

This large square was undergoing restoration at the time of my visit, but it's vastness is obvious. Whilst it lacks some of the beauty of some of it's Roman rivals it is worth a diversion if you are returning on foot from the Vatican or...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 287kelvinm
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family was here in October 2018. I recommend this place to must see. I have a photo taken just right on the Lion statue fountain. A lot of my friends were asking where this photo was? They didn't believe it was in Italy coz...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jen l
Reviewed 1 week ago

This plaza is farther to the north in Rome. We came here after going to the Borghese Museum and the park and on our way to the Spanish Steps. The plaza is large so despite huge crowds, it doesn't feel crowded. We slowly marveled at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank redhead_roaming
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Piazza is a 7-8 minute walk from the Spanish Steps and rarely part of a tour of Rome. I love this Piazza with it's fountains and the beautiful twin cathedrals! Left one is Santa Maria in Montesanto, 1662-75, and Santa Maria dei Miracoli, 1675-79....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MargieD300
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This piazza is larger than most. It was nice to walk around. There are also several churches on the square worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entertainers I saw in the piazza added to the ambience instead of detracting from it. This wide-open area is where the ancient Via Flaminia passed through the northern wall of the city, presenting foreign visitors from the north with their first view of Rome....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited Rome numerous times but a chance meeting with an expatriate Roman couple led us to this fantastic place, which received scant coverage in the guides we've seen. Situated at the northern end of the Corso, beneath the Villa Borghese, it is truly stunning....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BobE479
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent our last morning in Rome in this piazza. Lots of activities going on, people milling around, street artists, there was a demonstration going on too - all very peaceful. The square is surrounded by beautiful churches and there's a fountain in the middle....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank travelbag3011
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Rome only has 3 streets the go any distance in a straight line. All 3 start here at Piazza del Popolo. The Via del Corso is the center one flanked by the other 2. A short walk (everything in Italy is a short walk if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RachelG685
February 2, 2018|
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Response from Joseph G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just ask your host for the closest one. There is a Valeri Alimentari and further away a Carrefour Express for example.
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hansensusie
February 12, 2017|
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Response from Volcanos | Reviewed this property |
Most of the tours start around Colosseo. You can reach Termini metro station by express, regional train or bus from airport. Booking around Termini metro station would be sensible.
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Jacek M
July 28, 2015|
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Response from Coylum | Reviewed this property |
Basically a very large square where there are often evening events and buskers. An obelisk from the circus massimo is in the centre. At the top of Corso, the main shopping street. Go due west over the bridge to the Vatican... More
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