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Small-Group Segway Tour: Panoramic Night Tour of Rome
"The night tour starts at Piazza Montevecchio goes to Vatican Church and St. Angel's Castle. Then we visit Mausoelo Augusto and go through the Via Margutta originally the residence of many famous artists. Then we head to the Piazza del popolo where it is easy to move to the Pincio one of the knolls where the view of the entire historical center is stunning. After having seen another beautiful view from the top of the Spanish steps you can throw a coin into the glamorous Trevi Fountain. After visiting The Pantheon and Piazza Navona we will return to the meeting point."
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Discover Rome 3-Hour Bike Tour
"Meet your guide a few meters away from the Colosseum a perfect starting point for tourists discovering Rome. Then head to the busy Piazza Venezia through the Imperial Forums. Admire the Trevi Fountain and continue to Piazza di Spagna and Piazza del Popolo. Cycle past the shopping street Via del Corso and ride though to Piazza Navona. Then cycle through Campo de' Fiori Rome's historic vegetable market and cross the river Tiber to Trastevere
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Piazzas of Rome Small-Group Sunset Tour
"See the piazzas of Rome after duskWatch the sunset over the ""Eternal City"" from Pincio Terrace by the Spanish StepsLearn the dark history of Santa Maria del Popolo and admire its paintings by CaravaggioThrow a coin in the Trevi FountainExplore the 2000-year-old history of Piazza della RotondaHear how the philosopher Bruno Giordano was burned to death on Campo de' FioriEnjoy a romantic walking tour of Rome at dusk and see the sunset over the “Eternal City’s” beautiful squares.Meet your guide in Piazza del Popolo formerly used for popular games and public executions and now a lively space for concerts. Learn about the vision of its architect Giuseppe Valadier.Continue to Pincio Terrace to see the sunset over the rooftops of Rome. Marvel at the broad sweep of the Spanish Steps and Barcaccia’s fountain to a half-sunken ship. Next
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Piazza del Popolo Tips (96)

Grand scale - but area seems a bit seedy

I walked down to the Piazza del Popolo after spending much of the day up the hill at the Borghese Gardens. It is true to say that the scale of the piazza is grand by anyones standard. There are some...
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Nov 06, 2011

Piazza of Beauty and Harmony

I adore urban planning which unites streets, buildings, monuments and piazzas into one harmonious whole. Piazza del Popolo is the perfect example in Rome.Originally (1538) this was the grand entrance...
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Oct 03, 2011

piazza del Popolo

Piazza del Popolo is People’s square (popolo is people in Italian) but according to my guide book its name comes from poplars, the flower plant.The square is very big and its one of the places that...
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Mar 20, 2011

Piazza del Popolo

The People's Square as commonly known in the english world has taken its name from the church of Santa Maria Del Popolo which is also in the plaza.The plaza is in fact a popular execution until the...
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Jun 24, 2010

Piazza del Popolo

The Piazza del Popolo was designed by Valadier at the turn of the century. It is an enormous square, architecturally superb and perfectly symmetrical. In the center stands the city's second obelisk...
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Oct 09, 2009

Piazza del Popolo

One of the more famous squares in Rome, Piazza del Popolo was designed to resemble St Peter's Square. A 3000 year old Ancient Egyptian obelisk, brought to Rome by Emperor Augustus to be placed in the...
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Aug 18, 2009

Piazza del Popolo

This square is probably one of the most beautiful of Rome a city full of beautiful squares. Its name translates as the square of the people although its origin comes from poplars. The square was the...
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Jun 28, 2009

The old gate to the city

Piazza del Popolo... I guess almost European country has one and Rome is no exception to the rule. The name means "the square of the people", but it is believed that in fact the piazza was named after...
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Feb 14, 2009

"Square of the People" - Piazza del Popolo

Piazza del Popolo was one of my favorite squares in Rome, second only to Piazza Navona. We spent a majority of New Year's Eve here and enjoyed it greatly. The people watching and fireworks were...
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Feb 08, 2009

New Year's Eve at Piazza del Popolo

There are 2 places to be as a tourist in Rome on New Year's Eve: Piazza del Popolo for the fireworks and partying or the Colosseum for the concert and partying.We chose Piazza del Popolo. It was...
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Jan 19, 2009

Public Square

This used to be the gathering place for public when Roman Emperor was addressing. It is comparatively large to the other squares in Rome. The symmetry catches the eye. The fountains on both sides are...
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Oct 05, 2008

Some souvenirs!

Even the most avid souvenir collector would have trouble matching the efforts of some of Rome's emperors , and modern day luggage allowances would be stretched to the limit too. Finding somewhere to...
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Aug 11, 2008
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Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo

This Augustinian Church is situated in Piazza del Popolo's north side. Santa Maria del Popolo is renowned for its Renaissance and Baroque art work done by several famous artists particularly by...
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Santa Maria dei Miracoli

Santa Maria dei Miracoli is part of The Twin Churches of Rome. This church and Santa Maria di Montesanto (built in 1679 and was covered up when I was visiting Piazza del Popolo) were financed by...
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Behind the statues in the photo, if you go up the stairs, it will lead you to the Pincio (the Pincian Hill). It was outside the ancient boundaries of Rome and was not considered one of the Seven...
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Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo

The church of Santa Maria del Popolo, where in Angels and Demons Robert Langdon goes to look for the "hole of the Devil", was built initially from a small chapel built by Pope Paschal II. Why that...
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Mausoleum of Augustus - Mausoleo di Augusto

The Mausoleum of Augustus really does not have much going for it as you can only view it from afar and not enter it. The best way to see it might be from the top deck of a hop on hop off bus. If...
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Villa Medici

The famous Villa Medici in Piazza della Trinita Monti was formerly the house in Rome of the Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (and part of the Medici Clan who is famous for the...
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