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Spanish Steps, Rome

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Climb Spanish Steps, the widest staircase in Europe and one of the most majestic urban monuments of the Baroque style. The 136 steps once linked the Spanish Embassy to a Franciscan church that was officially under the patronage of the Bourbon kings of France. An iconic fountain created by artist Gianlorenzo Bernini and his father stands at the foot of the staircase. Designed by architects Francesco de Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi, the staircase and the piazza were built between 1723 and 1725. PutSpanish Steps into our Rome online tour itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The Spanish steps are another of the iconic sights of Rome. It’s a picturesque area for sure, though it’s really busy so any romantic ambience is rather lost. Worth seeing though. 
    The Spanish steps are another of the iconic sights of Rome. It’s a picturesque area for sure, though it’s really busy so any romantic ambience is rather lost. Worth seeing though.  more »
  • Lovely to see the flowers out on the steps. EXTREMELY busy but a nice place to stop for a gelato and a photo. I would like to more about the history of their origin. 
    Lovely to see the flowers out on the steps. EXTREMELY busy but a nice place to stop for a gelato and a photo. I would like to more about the history of their origin.  more »
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  • Another place in Rome worth seeing. The charming streets leading to the stairs are full of boutiques of the most eminent fashion houses. You can see that it is a very rich and expensive part of the city. The attraction itself is interesting, very well kept. Clean, despite the large number of tourists. It is worth paying attention to local traders who want to sell small gifts - I advise you not to, waste of money and their stories about the family, copy the sales manual. There is a beautiful view of the old town from the top. I recommend it and I'll be back there again.
  • What a beautiful vibes here! 😊 Real sparkling Italian atmosphere. That many young people who gather here and give a special energy to the place. I just loved sitting here and enjoying this atmosphere. Last but not least, the part behind the stairs is also beautiful 😍 If you are here, you should buy a cup of coffee and sit down on this stairs and just enjoy every moment 😊

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