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Rome: The Famous Piazzas

Pauline Kenny

From the book "Views of Rome Piazzas Across the Centuries" by Alberto Lombardo, 2002.

  • Piazza di San Pietro: In front of St. Peters in Vatican City.
  • Piazza di San Marco
  • Piazza del Campidoglio: In front of the Capitoline museum, designed by Michealangelo.
  • Piazza della Rotunda: In front of the Pantheon.
  • Piazza della Minerva: In front of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. Contains an obelisk on top of a statue accredited to Bernini.
  • Piazza Collana
  • Piazza di Montecitorio
  • Piazza del Popolo: At the start of the shopping steet Via del Corso. Contains an obelisk.
  • Piazza Navona: In the heart of Rome, contains a fountain by Bernini among other things.
  • Piazza di Pasquino: One block from Piazza Navona, contains the famous "talking" statue (where people post political notes).
  • Piazza Farnese
  • Piazza Campo de'Fiori
  • Piazza di Spagna: Also called Piazza della Trinita dei Monte. The Spanish Steps.
  • Piazza del Quirinale
  • Piazza Barberini: Fountain by Bernini.
  • Piazza di Santa Maria Maggiore: Also called Piazza Esquilino. In front of the church Santa Maria Maggiore.
  • Piazza San Giovani in Laterano
  • Piazza Mattei
  • Piazza di Santa Maria in Trastevere: In front of the church Santa Maria in Trastevere.
  • Piazza di San Bartolomeo all'Isola
  • Piazza della Pace

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