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Spanish Steps in Rome

138 different-sized footsteps leads from Barcaccio fontain to observation deck and old french cathedral. The beautiful place, one of the symbols of Italy.

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Spanish Steps

#11 of 45 things to do in Rome
The correct name of this place, more known as Spanish Steps, is Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti. It starts from Spanish Square and goes up to the top of Pincho hill, and here's beautiful cathedral Trinità dei Monti on this hill.

Spanish Steps
Photo: Spanish Steps, © Paolo Margari

It's one of the most popular places in Rome, every evening you will see hundreds of people, italians and travellers, spending their time here.

You can take it by train (Spagna station, line A) or by horses (you will find this service in the center of Rome).
Close to the Spanish Steps popular brands placed their boutiques and sometimes they make great fashion shows on the steps.

Spanish Steps in spring
Photo: Spanish Steps in spring, © Stefano Costantini

From the top of the stairs you will see the magnificent view of the city. And every spring steps are decorated with flowers, we advise you to see it.

Region: Rome, Italy

Location: Piazza di Spagna

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Sit on the Spanish Steps in Rome
Cherry Sit on the Spanish Steps#21 of 45 things to do in Rome

In the evening, when the lights turn Rome into a kind of fairy tale, rise to the top of the Spanish steps and see how does night Eternal City look like.

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Rome in a Day Private Tour
Rome in a Day Private Tour

See all of the main highlights of Rome and the Vatican on a 6-hour walking tour, with skip-the-line entry to the Vatican and the Colosseum & Roman Forum.

Price from 425 euros#tours

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