Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere Rome

The Piazza di Santa Maria in Trastevere is the most central and important square in Rome‘s Trastevere district. It is named after the basilica dominating the piazza. Built by order of Saint Callixtus, it was the first official church in Rome. Nowadays, especially in the afternoons and evenings, street artists take possession of the square.

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Piazza della Minerva Rome

The Piazza della Minerva is located in the center of Rome, in the rione Pigna. It is named after the Church of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, in its turn named after a temple built by Pompey and dedicated to Minerva Calcidica. Its biggest attraction is the Minerva Obelisk, also known as Bernini’s Elephant.

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Piazza della Rotonda Rome

The Piazza della Rotonda is the official name of the square that faces the Pantheon in Rome, so most people know it by the name Piazza del Pantheon. It is one of Rome‘s liveliest neighborhoods, with a jumble of open-air café tables and a picturesque central fountain. The alleys leading up to the square are lined with tourist shops, wine bars, restaurants and small cafés.

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Piazza Viminale Fountain Rome

The Piazza Viminale Fountain is located in the square in front of the building of the same name in the Monti district in Rome. The fountain was constructed in the first half of the 20th century, more or less at the same time as the building itself.

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Piazza Mignanelli Rome

Though Piazza Mignanelli in Rome is not amongst the city’s most famous squares, there will be few tourists in the Eternal City who will not have unwittingly set foot on this beautiful little piazza. Piazza Mignanelli lies at the foot of the Pincio hill, to the right of the Spanish Steps and the narrow stairways leading up to the Trinità dei Monti church.

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Piazza Bocca della Verità Rome 

Piazza Bocca della Verità is one of Rome‘s most picturesque squares. It is named for the famous Mouth of Truth in the Santa Maria in Cosmedin Church. Apart from this top tourist attraction there also two ancient Roman temples in the square.

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