Spanish Steps is one of the most popular meeting places in Rome located on the Spanish Square (Piazza di Spagna). The long, triangular square is named after the Spanish Embassy to the Holy See. In the seventeenth century, the area around the embassy was even considered Spanish territory.
The Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Square) is connected to the Trinità dei Monti, a French church situated atop a hill, via a long staircase, the Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti, better known ... ...
Located in Venice, St. Mark’s Square or Piazza San Marco is full of history and surrounded by great architecture. Several of the city’s major sights are located here, so the square is often crowded with tourists.
Piazza San Marco was constructed in the ninth century as a small square dotted with trees. It was laid out in front of the original St. Mark’s Basilica, at the time a small chapel which was part of the Doge’s Palace.
The square was separated from the palace by a small ... ...