There are many squares in Rome, Italy. Only the Plaza de Espaa is called the center of the Eternal City of Rome. This square is not too big, but it is famous for its 137-step Spanish Steps in the "Roman Holiday" movie. Become a business card in Rome. The longest and widest step in Europe is the masterpiece of Baroque master Benigni. The overall plane of the ladder is like a vase, forming a moving curve. At the beginning of the design, the purpose was to unify the steep slopes leading to the church with the squares and streets, and to provide a place for visitors to rest, but unfortunately it has now been banned. The baroque-style "boat-breaking fountain" below the steps and the Holy Trinity Church at the top of the steps are also worth a look. The entire Plaza of Spain is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Rome. Whenever you come, it is full of people.
Remember when Hepburn sat on the Spanish steps eating ice cream and talking to his reporter about his wish? The current Plaza de Espaa is the red dot card of the Roman network. The streets are full of restaurants and luxury shops. The small ice cream shop is also full of people. And in order to take a photo of the same type of ice cream
After reading "Roman Holiday",
understood the sentence: leaving you not because you don't love you.
A noble princess and a poor photo of Italy taking a small photo,
gave birth to an eternal moment in the history of the film.
Ice cream in Rome
Spain Square in the fifties,
right, I have to sit on the steps and eat ice cream.
In front of the "Small Boat Fountain" in front of the steps, there are always people playing guitar or someone taking pictures, a lively scene. This fountain is the work of Bernini's father. The idea comes from a break of the Tvere River, where a small boat is pushed by the water.
The street painter, if no one has to create, it is said that every master is lonely, so rather than being alone, it is better to focus. The cafs on Plaza Espaa are the favorite places for literati such as Keats, Byron, Shelley, etc.; especially the Cafe Greco on Condotti, the oldest caf in Rome. A large number of poets and artists gathered here in history, and many great works were born.
This is the only city in Italy that has a rickshaw, and even a three-wheeled carriage. It has the charm of passing through the night.
Known as Italian design, French-funded, named by the Spanish, now occupied by tourists from all over the world, the Spanish Steps were actually made up with the assistance of the French ambassador in 1725. The name is because of Spain. The embassy is named.
There are two squares in Spain, one is the Plaza de Espaa in the Holy Trinity Church in Rome, Italy; the other is the Plaza de Espaa in the old Spanish governor's site.
"The fountain of the small boat" in front of the square steps is the work of Bernini's father. The imaginary Plaza of Spain should be quiet, like Hepburn, walking here with ice cream, and a romantic encounter with the man. The reality is that there is a crowd of people here, and it is a lively scene. Together with tourists of different races and different skin colors from all over the world, this picture becomes a harmonious element of sitting, standing or bathing in the sunshine. Who said that Italy has a low season? There is no such thing as a peak season in this famous place.
The Piazza di Spagna was made famous in the classic movie "Roman Holiday," starring Audrey Hepburn. The plaza is actually not all that large. Most visitors tend to congregate on the plaza steps. If you continue to walk up the steps, you can see the Holy Trinity Church. The church belltower is typical of its gothic design. Stand on the platform in front of the church, and you'll get a view of the entire plaza. In addition, the baroque fountain below the steps - the boat fountain is also very famous.
You have to take subway line A and alight at Spagna Station. You can walk to your destination from there.
1.There are a lot of visitors in the square, and pickpockets are aplenty there too. Please watch out for your own personal belongings and valuables.2.There are many stalls at the square selling roses. If you are being approach by any of the scammers saying their roses are free, please reject them. Do not be deceived.3.The city of Rome has recently issued a new regulation forbidding any visitors to sit, lay, drink or eat at the steps of the Piazza di Spagna, and offenders will be faced with huge fines.