Spanish Steps
Spanish Steps
Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps

The Spanish Steps (Italian: Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti), leading from Piazza di Spagna to Piazza Trinità dei Monti in front of the a French church Trinità dei Monti. The stairway was designed by architects Francesco de Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi. Contraction begin 1723 and completed completed only 3 years later. The name the Spanish Steps came after Vatican became a separate country. The Spanish Embassy to the Vatican was located in the area, and so the piazza in front of the steps became known as Piazza di Spanga. The stairs became known as the Spanish Steps. With 138 steps in total it makes them the longest and widest out door steps in Europe. It’s also City’s most popular places and tourist attractions (Trinità dei Monti Church, Fontana della Barcaccia, the Keats-Shelley House).

Spanish Steps

Italy > Lazio > Rome
Price: Free
Address: Via dei Condotti, , Rome, Italy


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