Piazza Del Popolo

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  • Address: Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Italy, 00196
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-060606
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Historical Site, Plaza, Square, Family And Kids, Landmarks, Historic And Protected Sites

Translated literally to People’s Plaza, this urban square can be considered to be a haunted that is famous not only among tourists but also locals. The naming of the plaza has attracted a bit of controversy primarily because the origins of the name come from the poplar trees in the area. The Santa Maria del Popolo church, which is located near the square, takes its name from these trees.

This area has a lot of historical significance mostly because it is located at the northern fringe of the city. Hence, visitors and travelers to Rome would get to see a view of this plaza upon first arriving in Rome.

The plaza took only ten years to build between 1811 and 1822 and was designed keeping neoclassical sensibilities in mind by Giuseppe Valadier. Although people can see numerous tourists and locals spending a leisurely afternoon in the plaza, its history is much more depressing. This used to be the primary site for public executions even up to 1826. 

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  • Piazza Del Popolo Address: Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Italy, 00196
  • Piazza Del Popolo Contact Number: +1-060606
  • Piazza Del Popolo Timing: 24-hrs
  • Piazza Del Popolo Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Piazza Del Popolo(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Piazza Del Popolo: 00:30 Mins
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  • Website: http://www.turismoroma.it/cosa-fare/piazza-del-popolo
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  • 17.9% of people who visit Rome include Piazza Del Popolo in their plan

  • 25.96% of people start their Piazza Del Popolo visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Piazza Del Popolo

Monday, Friday and Saturday

60.91% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Piazza Del Popolo

People normally club together Spanish Steps and Castle San' Angelo while planning their visit to Piazza Del Popolo.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • A must in Rome. In November it was well filled but not crowded. Waiting times at the security gate were OK. Please take the time to enjoy this part of the historical and contemporary history. The cathedral is breathtaking, structurally as well as theologically humble.

  • Easy to get to and a rather large public space. All the statues are worth checking out and make sure to take time and marvel at the obelisk in the center. The wall and gate are impressive also,but make sure to get up into the park above. Don't short yourself that add on.

  • This is one of the most magnanimous and beautifully designed squares in Rome, has a great sculpture fountain in the centre, and a way leading up the hill, from where you can get an amazing view of the Vatican city, St Peter's Church and the city. There are nice hotels right at the square.

  • My favorite spot in rome. Spacious and usually not crowded. At night and weekends you can enjoy some free shows. Consider it the entrance to Rome and your start point.

  • Lovly place despite the rain. There is a security presence here but nothing to worry about at all. This is a great place to start your exploration of Rome.

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