Rome is a town of Piazzas. It could be said that these Squares and Fountains give Rome its soul and make it the city that many fall in love with. Famous for their lively atmosphere and their spectacular fountains, Rome’s squares are the center of daily life. The following squares and fountains are well-worth visiting, not to be missed.
They are three amazing Baroque fountains in Piazza Navona:
- Fontana Quattro Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers)
- Fontana del Moro (Moor Fountain)
- Fontana del Nettuno (Fountain of Neptune).
Location: Piazza Navona, Rome
At the bottom of the Spanish Steps is one of the most famous squares of Rome. The fountain of the ugly boat:
- Fontana della Barcaccia, is shaped by Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Location: Piazza di Spagna, Rome
The Piazza de Trevi is dominated by the fountain that bears its name. “The Trevi Fountain” is the largest and the most popular in Rome and is stunning in its appearance and artistry.
Location: Piazza di Trevi, Rome
Called after the Barberini family, Piazza Barberini is especially renowned for its centerpiece, the Fontana del Tritone, designed by Bernini. A few meters from the plaza is the Palazzo Barberini, a marvelous Baroque palace that houses the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica.
Location: Piazza Barberini,Rome
The Piazza del Campidoglio was set down on the Capitoline Hill summit, the most well-known of Rome’s seven hills. It is the first contemporary plaza to be designed in Rome.
Location: Piazza del Campidoglio, Rome
Planned during the city redevelopment undertaken after Rome was declared Italy’s capital, the Piazza della Repubblica is an essential city square and incredibly striking.
Location: Piazza della Repubblica, Rome