Piazza del Popolo

Top 2% of attractions in Rome
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“From the square (also home to fashion boutiques and antique shops), three major thoroughfares fan out (Via del Babuino, Via del Corso and Via di Ripetta) to form the "trident".”

– Michelin Guide

Fodor's Fodor's
"With its obelisk and twin churches, this immense square is a famed Rome landmark." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"For centuries the site of public executions, this dazzling public space was laid out in 1538 to provide a grandiose entrance to what was then Rome's main northern gateway." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"It appears to stand at the apex of a perfect triangle formed by via Ripetta, via del Corso and via del Babuino, although this is an illusion." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"Dating to the 19th-century, this is the northernmost of the three fountains in Piazza Navona." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
"While the towering Egyptian obelisk at the center of this square near the Tiber is the main attraction here." Full review

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