The Piazza del Popolo

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It is a large city square, where three major historical streets of Rome meet. Current layout of the square was completed in 1822. The Piazza del Popolo was a place for public executions, the last of which took place in 1826. The Obelisk is located in the centre, wich is 36 m high. Other highlights include the Pilgrim, fountains, the twin churches, Santa Maria del Popolo, Egyptian-style statue of a lion.
Address: Piazza del Popolo, Rome
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Gigantic piazza, but watch out for pickpockets
Paolo-Chris , Santa Rosa, California, 2015-04-12
My wife and I have been in the gigantic Piazza del Popolo several times in the last 12 years, as it’s located near many other places we wanted to go. This time, we only passed through the Piazza to... read full review
Another piazza, not much to see
Les P , Johannesburg, South Africa, 2015-04-12
Nice vibe and good people watching, but not much to see. Few bubble blowers and the inevitable selfies sick pests. Don't miss the 2 churches behind you. Not worth a special trip. read full review
Nice place to take a walk
Athanasios D , Thessaloniki, Greece, Europe, 2015-04-11
The piazza is a lovely sight, not very special, but nice. There is a great obelisk in the center and some fountains. There are some restaurants nearby, but they are pretty pricey. read full review
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  • Nese, 16-02-2014

    Turistlik roma ile gerçek roma halkını ayıran büyük geçiş kapısı.

  • Анастасия, 18-11-2013

    Над площадью парк Боргезе,со смотровой площадки отличный вид на всю площадь и купол Петра в Ватикане

  • Elisabetta Giulia, 09-03-2013

    For centuries, piazza del Popolo was the first glimpse most travellers got of Rome, for it lies at the end of the ancient via Flaminia and directly inside the city's northern gate the Porta del Popolo

  • Javi, 24-02-2013

    En castellano su nombre se traduciría como Plaza del Pueblo. Se discute si este nombre procede de la capilla está el convento de Santa Maria del Popolo o por la abundancia de chopos en esta zona

  • Cem, 04-11-2012

    Buraya kadar gelmisken hemen Pizza Re'yi bulup acimadan pizzalari goturunuz...

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