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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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  • This feels like a tourist trap - the steps are a beautiful backdrop from the bottom looking up or from the top overlooking Rome. That being said- that quick photo was not worth the flower peddlers... 
    This feels like a tourist trap - the steps are a beautiful backdrop from the bottom looking up or from the top overlooking Rome. That being said- that quick photo was not worth the flower peddlers...  more »
  • This is one of the must-see stops when visiting Rome. Be careful with pickpockets and ruses to try to take your wallets/phones. Snap some photos and move along. 
    This is one of the must-see stops when visiting Rome. Be careful with pickpockets and ruses to try to take your wallets/phones. Snap some photos and move along.  more »
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  • 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 😊
  • Its not allowed to sit down there!

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