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A historical street

A street that goes from Via del Quirinale towards the Aurelian Walls was the final scene of the Risorgimento when on this day in 1870 the infantry corps of Bersaglieri, commanded... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

A street that goes from Via del Quirinale towards the Aurelian Walls was the final scene of the Risorgimento when on this day in 1870 the infantry corps of Bersaglieri, commanded by General Raffaele Cardona, entered Rome. The Via Pia (named after Porta Pia) was renamed to Via XX Settembre and today a major street with the same name exists... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Well worth a look all the open top bus go passes so you can hop on hop off well worth a look as all of Rome is

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Via XX Settembre is a 1 kilometre long street connecting Porta Pia to Quattro Fontane in Rome. The street is named after fall of Rome as a Papal state into the newly formed kingdom of Italy back in 20 September 1870. In some ways, this is just a busy street in Rome. However, there are some nice things to see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a long and interesting street with numerous attractions. There is the dramatic junction of Via Barberini and Via di Santa Susanna, faced with 2 impressive buildings. Tthe monumental Dell'Aqua Felice fountain also known as the Fountain of Moses, dominates its immediate surrounds. It commemorates the end point of the Acqua Felice aqueduct that Pope Sixtus V restored. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Within a few minutes of the Moses Fountain on Via XX Settembre, which is itself worth a look, you'll find a must-see church, Santa Maria Della Vittoria, with the Cornaro Chapel, which holds Bernini's sculptural masterpiece, the Ecstasy of Saint Teresa. Really an emotive, bold artistic installation, so characteristic of the Baroque period. Also nearby is Santa Susanna, another church... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Any bus you need to get you around would be here. Here you see the everyday people coming to and from work. I prefer this to sightseeing any day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

The Fountain of Moses was designed by Domenico Fontana in 1587. The sculpture was the work of Leonardo Sormani and Prospero Antichi. Beside the statue of Moses there are two panels with sculptures also. Several lion sculptures have water spouts from their mouths that throw water in a fountain.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Not a traditional attraction but it is the street where you find the outstanding, Santa maria della Vittoria, which is the finest Baroque church in Rome and one of the most beautiful of this era in Europe in our opinion. You can also see an interesting fountain and statues across the street at Piazza Bernardo. There are a few more... More 

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