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This square located at the back of the massive Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore is easily missed as most people concentrate on the front, (which is understandable). there are awesome piccies to had here, (a distinct lack of tourists), the centre piece is the obelisk. If...More
If you have some time while waiting for your train at Termini station you can go for a short walk here. You can simply stay in the square and enjoy the view of Basilica Santa Maria di Maggiore or you can find a terrace to...More
The rear facade of Santa Maria Maggiore looks at the square. However, this facade is more picturesque than the main one. Two domes of the Basilica and the curvature of the square contribute to this . Egyptian obelisk stands in the square, Earlier it was...More
Piazza dell'Esquilino is a rather large public square, but not very exciting, at least not on the day we were there. The most interesting sight there is the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, but even that is not very attractive at least on the outside....More
Rome has many fantastic piazza's and although not as busy as some such as Piazza Navona or Piazza Cavour this piazza is certainly not without its merits.
The magnificent Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore,the beautiful Baroque church is most definitely well worth checking out as is...More
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Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighborhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighborhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at
Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.