Roaming around Rome

Piazza del Popolo

Enormous square to the north of the city centre, centred on a gigantic Egyptian obelisk and for centuries the site of Rome’s public executions.

Rione: Campo Marzio

Nearby places

  1. Ara Pacis (483 m)
  2. Spanish Steps (742 m)
  3. Prati (943 m)
  4. Palazzo Altemps (1.1 km)
  5. Castel Sant’Angelo (1.2 km)

The Porta del Popolo, built by Pope Sixtus IV in 1475.

A bar near Flaminio station.

The clothes market near Flaminio station.

Looking through the Porta del Popolo into the square.

The Piazza del Popolo.

A glasses shop on Via del Babuino.

A view of the Piazza del Popolo from the Terrazza del Pincio.