Among the most picturesque spots in Rome, the only monumental square in the city center that does not host a church, Campo de' Fiori is located halfway between Piazza Navona and Piazza Farnese and is the typical scenery of old Rome. The colorful market that animates the square is one of the most characteristics of the city. There moved from Piazza Navona in 1869, owes its name to a wonderful flower field, in which until '400, animals used to graze.
The market keeps wooden benches and shades that protect the goods from any climate. In 1440 the square was paved and built around it numerous inns and hotels for pilgrims. This makes the image almost unchanged compared to the photos of Alinari in the nineteenth century. At the center of the square stands the nineteenth-century statue of the philosopher Giordano Bruno, here burned in 1600 because considered heretical.
The most iconic square of Baroque Rome
Museo di Roma – Palazzo Braschi
The Giovanni Barracco Museum of Ancient Sculpture
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