Top 10 Tourist Destinations in Rome

THE SPANISH STEPS

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Climb these steps starting at the Piazza di Spagna and go right to the top to Piazza Trinita dei Monti. It happens to be the widest staircase in all of Europe and has a total of 138 steps. It was built somewhere between the years 1723 and 1725. The purpose was to link the church at the top and the Bourbon Spanish Embassy to the Holy See. It was designed by Francesco de Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi. At the foot of these steps is a beautiful fountain called Barcaccia Fountain by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. It’s an awesome place to be at.