Baroque Rome: Squares And Fountains Walking Tour
- Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Rome, Italy
- Product code: RM0004
Starting from Trevi Fountain, the monumental celebration of the Virgin Aqueduct, we will walk to Piazza di Spagna to admire the beautiful "Spanish Steps", designed in 1722 by Francesco de Sanctis. After crossing the XIX century Galleria Colonna we’ll visit then Piazza Colonna, named after the Column in honour of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
We will stroll to Piazza Montecitorio, with the 18th century old tribunal, which is now the seat of Italian Parliament. Then we will see Piazza Sant’Ignazio, beautiful "rococò" square and the Jesuit renaissance church with the illusionist dome by Andrea Pozzo. We’ll enter the Pantheon with its huge ancient roman dome and the grave of the great Italian artist Raphael. Continuing with the church of St. Louis of France, with the famous canvases by Caravaggio, the eclectic dome of Saint Ivo alla Sapienza by Borromini. Our tour will finish with Piazza Navona and its famous fountain of the Four Rivers designed by Bernini for the Pope Innocent X Pamphilj. Finally, time for a Gelato!
Meeting point is outside Bar Fontana di Trevi, at the Trevi Fountain unless otherwise arranged differently.