Caput Mundi – Capital of the World. You can spend years here and still not see it all. So many ages, so many cultures, so many people. The cascade of tourists on the Spanish Steps. The cords of pilgrims visiting the holy places.
Across this square strode Octavian Augustus Caesar when he went to see the temple his admiral and friend Marcus Agrippa had built to honor all the gods (just in case one was missed) after they had defeated Antony and Cleopatra at Actium.
Piazza di Spagna, Italy Accross the street from Spanish Steps you'll find fabulous pizza served w/wine. Tables dressed in white table cloths/napkins. Right here in Oct this year Walked the Spanish steps with my Italy travel buddies.
This long, elegant piazza was once an ancient stadium for chariot racing – just like in the film Ben Hur. You can see the entrance arch still, hidden away at the end of the stadium where taxis and buses rush by.