Most beautiful streets Rome
Rome is beautiful at every corner. Discover the most picturesque streets in the city centre of Rome and not only where you can have the best aperitivo in Rome or just have a nice stroll and take some beautiful pictures.
- Via Coronari was nominated by the American magazine Architectural Digest one of the world’s top 10 most beautiful streets. It was used during the Middle Ages by the pilgrims going to the Vatican and St Peters basilica. On this street they used to sell corone, which has the meaning of rosaries, therefore the name Via dei Coronari. Nowadays Via dei Coronari is full of boutiques and artisanal shops, bar, gelaterias and small bars where you can enjoy a very nice atmosphere near Piazza Navona on one side and Castel Sant’Angelo on the other side.
- Via Margutta is considered the street of the artists as it is attested by the fountain of the artists, symbol of the area and one of the most interesting fountains in Rome. Many artists organize exhibitions and workshops. Via Margutta is a also connected with La Dolce Vita by Fellini because Fellini used to live here. You can still se a plaque commemorating his house on the number 110.
- Borgo Pio is a picturesque street near the Vatican. The name Borgo comes from the German Burg, in fact the area was an assistance point for the pilgrims coming from Germany. The name Pio comes from the founder Pius IV. This street offers many nice restaurants and bars you can enjoy after the visit of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St Peters basilica.
Most beautiful streets Rome
- Via Annibaldi is a nice area for the stunning terrace overlooking the Colosseum. From here you can enjoy one of the best views of Rome and one of the best instragramable pictures in the eternal city. Even if the bars are quite touristic and expensive, you can have a rest after the visit of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum.
- Via della Scala (Trastevere) is one of the beautiful narrow streets of Trastevere. Trastevere, on the other side of the river, is a mosaic of narrow and picturesque streets that you can visit on your own, just by strolling around or with a guided Tour of Trastevere and Villa Farnesina. Many streets are decorated by plants and vegetation. Visiting Trastevere is really one of the 20 things to do in Rome
- Via Portico d’Ottavia in the Jewish Ghetto has many bars and restaurants which give you the possibility to have a sit in a wonderful frame. The district Sant’Angelo in Rome is the home of the oldest Jewish community of the history. Here you can walk though the ancient ruins of the Portico of Octavia, the theatre of Marcellus (in the picture) and visit the Synagogue, the fountain of the turtles and many hidden secrets of Rome. If you want to learn more about the Jewish Ghetto and try some Roman delicacies check the experience Wine, Food and Hidden Secrets Rome
- Via Condotti is the poshest fashion street in Rome. It is in front of the Spanish Steps. Stunning is the view from Via dei Condotti when the steps are decorated with flowers during the spring time. Via Condotti is the street of the expensive shopping where you can find the famous brands Gucci, Valentino, Prada, Armani and so on. All the area is a cradle of beautiful streets such as Via della Croce, Via Borgognona, Via Frattina. To have a walk here is a must but we recommend to eat in another area if you want to avoid touristic traps.
- Via Giulia is the highway of the Renaissance time. It was commissioned by the powerful pope Julius II and built by Bramante. It is 2 km long and is leading from the church San Giovanni dei Fiorentini to Ponte Sisto. Near Via Giulia are many famous attractions such as Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Farnese but also some hidden secrets such as the prospective gallery by Borromini and the Oratorio del Gonfalone.
- Via Conciliazione is the street in front of the basilica dedicated to St Peter. The street was built by Mussolini 100 years ago and it was built after the Lateran treaty which confirmed the counciliation between the Pope and Italy.
- Arco degli acetari is a little square near the lively Campo dei Fiori. Even if thousands of tourists are visiting campo dei Fiori, one of the best markets in Rome, not so many people know about this little medieval jem. Here you can really imagine how the people used to live during the middle ages. The houses have external staircases and in the middle a little courtyard. In this area the acquacetosari, the sellers of water in the medieval Rome, used to hold the water they were going to sell at the market.
- Via Panisperna in the district Monti is a lovely street and recommended for alla ages. You can have a pizza slice with mortadella at the forno, or sit at Enoteca Ai tre scalini for a drink, have a carbonara at La Carbonara or simply enjoy the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of the district. The name of the district comes from the church San Lorenzo in panisperna, where the poor people used to have bread and ham (pane et sperna) from the church.
- La piccola Londra (in the picture above) is the nickname of a private residential street located on the Via Flaminia a little bit outside the city centre of Rome. The street was designed at the beginning of the 20th century and inspired by the English city. If you have the possibility to walk there (it is a private street) you will forget for a moment you are in Rome and you will have the impression you are walking on Notting hill.