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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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  • It can be a quick visit for some good photos or a place to spend some time taking in the vibrancy of the area. Either way, it’s worth seeing, especially for a first-time visitor to Rome. There are... 
    It can be a quick visit for some good photos or a place to spend some time taking in the vibrancy of the area. Either way, it’s worth seeing, especially for a first-time visitor to Rome. There are...  more »
  • They are steps, good to see once, but the beautiful view at the top is way more impressive. Also walk to the top take a left go past the Church and Medici Museum there's a really lovely park. The... 
    They are steps, good to see once, but the beautiful view at the top is way more impressive. Also walk to the top take a left go past the Church and Medici Museum there's a really lovely park. The...  more »
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  • Wow, there were so many people it was almost claustrophobic. It is a beautiful area and the steps and church were really cool. But be prepared to push your was through all the people as they enjoy the scenery. It is definitely worth visiting. I counted 180 steps to the top where a beautiful church awaits.
  • 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.

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