Piazza di Spagna is characterize by a continuous change of shapes which makes it rise so easily. It has always been frequented by a diverse audience, from pilgrims to noble writers and frivolous English aristocrats. In springs the staircase which is built in eighteenth century looks like a carpet covered with azaleas flowers, thus offering a charming manifestation. The place can be seen sparkling with light at any part of the day, even at night. Piazza di Spagna also witnessed the presence of Spanish ambassador’s residence.
The Trevi fountain which is in the shape of ship is immensely popular because of this piazza and is now called as “Fontana della Barcaccia”. There are some popular names attached with this fountain such as of Pope Bernini who commissioned it. Situated at the base of the piazza this is a refreshing and a lively one, and has become a rest house for people. In the 18th century, according to the French church Trinita dei Monti, Piazza di Spagna and the fountain were the most vital in order to connect with the rest of the city. This place has also been a habitat to many poets and writers as they can feel the unusual atmosphere which is required to get them started for their premiere poetry. They thus spend most of their time in this impressive part of Rome.
Via Condotti which is a famous street in Rome for the presence of numerous fashion boutiques such as Armani, Versace has Via del Babuino on its way which connects the Spanish Steps with Piazza del Popolo. In the vicinity of the place is the Trinita dei Monti Church which was built in sixteenth century by Louis XII and it serves as a good spot to enjoy the beautiful panorama of the city and of course the Piazza. The church has been an important part of history and is famous for the competitions between two European powers for their supremacy in Italy. It has instances from Baroque periods also.
The piazza provides access to one of the world´s most famous steps, the steps of the Monte de la Trinidad built in 1724 by imported marble. Here the most famous fashion houses make public parades in a setting of incomparable beauty.
At Via di Ripetta you can find Olfattorio (a perfume shop), called the testing zone, and check different kinds of famous perfumes. Near the place there is also Alta Moda Roma where you can shop designer clothes designed by famous Italia designers.
It is therefore a place of international culture where many intellectuals (painters and poets) converged. The place therefore hosts a large sum of tourists from different corners of the world. Because of the magnificence of the place everybody conveys it to the others.
Piazza di Spagna
Area: Villa Borghese – Barberini
This is probably the finest and the most beautiful place of this globe which demands a view to it. Rent apartments in Rome and feel the tranquility by resting at the place.