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Via Veneto

#121 of 1,396 things to do in Rome
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Ludovisi / Via Veneto
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Address: Rome, Italy
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Via Veneto is one of the most expensive and famous shopping streets in...

Via Veneto is one of the most expensive and famous shopping streets in Rome. This is where Federico Fellini filmed "La Dolce Vita."

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Tinges of La Dolce Vita

A stroll along the Via Veneto is as Roman as a walk along 5th Avenue in New York or in the Ginza in Tokyo, Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. You will be following in the footsteps of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A stroll along the Via Veneto is as Roman as a walk along 5th Avenue in New York or in the Ginza in Tokyo, Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. You will be following in the footsteps of Anita Ekberg, many other celebrities. Some of the cafes are mysteriously closed yet plenty of other places make this street a fantastic place... More 

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Ansbach, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice part of the city. More upscale hotels. The US embassy is there. The Hard Rock Cafe is also there if you want a good burger.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

If you have some time, the Via Veneto is a lovely walk lined with hotels, residences, trees, and ... the US Embassy....

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Mellieha, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

What's the most famous street in Rome? Where are the most expensive shops in Rome? Have you ever seen or heard of the film La Dolce Vita ("the sweet life")? In which street is the Us Embassy located? Where are you most likely to bump into famous film stars and celebrities in bars and restaurants like Café de Paris, Harry's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

A nice neighborhood with beautiful hotels, good restaurants, and several good stores. It is lovely to walk down the street at night but even during the day it doesn't get too crowdy.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

This is my second stay at a "grand hotel" on the Via Veneto. I must say that the owners of the hotels and buildings along the Via Veneto have made this street irrelevant. Yes it may have been great in the 1960s but now the hotels are old, the building facades dirty, some of the cafes closed and almost minimal... More 

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Perchtoldsdorf, Österreich
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Via Veneto, perhaps Rome`s most glamorous neighbourhood, the site of "docle vita" and high-lfe of the roaring 60-ies. When selecting bars and cafeterias in this slopping area it is a must zipping a classic cocktail in one of the famous sidewalks of the bustling Via Veneto, to see and to be seen .... An ideal place for an afternoon walk,... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Once upon a time the heart of the Dolce Vita, with actors and moviemakers from Cinecitta and Hollywood roaming this street and its overpriced bars. Now the street is in obvious decay. the very expensive cafes and restaurants are closing down, some resist, as the five star hotels. Yet it is not anymore the heart of the movida. Still there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

an excellent street for Foodies. So many great restaurants along this street and each one has amazing tiramisu! :)

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Nice street with a lot of good restaurants along the street. Walked through it every day to the subway.

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Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighborhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighborhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 8pm.
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