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  • Address: Piazza Navona, Rome, Province of Rome 00186, Italy

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Piazza Navona

The term “piazza” is often translated as “square,” but when you arrive in Piazza Navona you’ll understand why that doesn’t always work. This oblong-shaped space was once a stadium, where citizens of Ancient Rome would come to watch games and races in the 1st century AD. The stadium may be gone, but the shape of the space remains.

Today, the Piazza Navona is home to a selection of beautiful Baroque churches and fountains, some fabulously expensive outdoor cafes, and (often) vendors selling tourist trinkets. During the holidays, a Christmas market fills much of the piazza.

At the center of the Piazza Navona is Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s famous Fountain of the Four Rivers, with an Egyptian obelisk sitting atop the sculpture. There are two other smaller fountains, one at each end of the piazza, both by Giacomo della Porta. The most prominent building lining the piazza is the church of Sant’Agnese in Agone, at the center facing one side of Bernini’s fountain.

The family palace of Pope Innocent X, the Palazzo Pamphili, also faces onto Piazza Navona, and nearby you’ll find the statue known as the “speaking statue.” The statue has been used as a sort of bulletin board for anonymous social commentary since the 16th century.

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Private Tour: Classical Rome Art History Walking Tour, Rome, null
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Private Tour: Classical Rome Art History Walking Tour

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Explore Rome's wealth of history and culture in style on a private walking tour with an art expert. Accompanied by your own private guide who specializes in ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $91.86
Classical Rome City Tour, Rome, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Classical Rome City Tour

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Spend your morning on this classic Rome tour, seeing all the top attractions in Rome’s ‘centro storico’ – its historic center. By both coach and foot, visit ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 - 6 hours

From USD $44.31
Skip the Line: Colosseum, Vatican and Historic Rome Small-Group Tour, Rome, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Skip the Line: Colosseum, Vatican and Historic Rome Small-Group Tour

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Want to see the best of Rome but limited on time? This 7.5-hour tour combines two must-do Rome experiences into one full-day excursion. Delve into the very ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Panoramic Rome by Night tour with Dinner and Folk Music, Rome, Full-day Tours
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Panoramic Rome by Night tour with Dinner and Folk Music

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See the Eternal City at its most beguiling on this 4-hour night tour of Rome. Begin your romantic tour with an Italian dinner and folk music performance. Then ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $81.05
Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Campo De' Fiori Market Food and Wine Tour, Rome, Dining Experiences
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Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Campo De' Fiori Market Food and Wine Tour

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Eat, drink and sightsee one of Rome's most beautiful areas led by a local fun and informative guide. You will visit the farmers market in Campo de' Fiori, the ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Rome in a Day Tour by Electric Bike, Rome, Walking Tours
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Rome in a Day Tour by Electric Bike

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See the sights of the Eternal City on a full-day electric bike tour, with a pizza or pasta lunch, wine and a gelato stop included! Easy and safe to ride, the ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

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Rome by Night Tour, Rome, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Rome by Night Tour

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Sit back and relax on a 2-hour night sightseeing tour of Rome. While traveling by air-conditioned coach around Rome’s ‘centro storico,’ Ancient Rome and ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.71
Highlights of Rome by Night Segway Tour, Rome, Night Tours
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Highlights of Rome by Night Segway Tour

You have not truly seen Rome until you have experienced it at night! The monuments completely transform as they are beautifully illuminated, creating a ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Highlights of Rome: Pantheon, Trevi, Navona, The Spanish Steps and others, Rome, Night Tours
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Highlights of Rome: Pantheon, Trevi, Navona, The Spanish Steps and others

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Rome wasn't built in a day, but the city center can be visited in 2.5 hours. This tour will show the most important and amazing monuments of the city center. ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $70.24
Rome by Night with Dinner and Live Music, Rome, Walking Tours
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Rome by Night with Dinner and Live Music

What could be better than a night tour in Rome? A night tour in Rome with the added delicious experience of dinner and live music. This small-group tour is a ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $148.05

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