Going on a vacation to Rome? One of Rome’s many places to visit is the famous shopping street Via Veneto. This street is named after the battle of Vittorio Veneto, and during the 1960’s till 1970’s this was the hot spot in Rome. The street is packed with various bars, cafes and restaurants – so put on your finest clothes and take a walk along the trendy street!
When you think about Rome, you probably think of churches, art, architecture, but not immediately about shopping and nightlife. Don’t be mistaken though – as this city offers great options for the best shopping and nightlife experiences. Via Veneto is the most expensive street in Rome, known for its many luxurious shops, but it’s also the place to enjoy a nice cup of coffee in the most pleasant and famous Café Paris, located next to the United States Embassy. Another trendy famous bar is the Harry’s Bar, which is also a restaurant, where you can have a glimpse of Roman celebrities.
Get to know Via Veneto in Rome
The Via Veneto in Rome is the street where famous Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini shot most of his scenes to the renowned 60’s European movie “La Dolce Vita” starring Anita Ekberg and Marcello Mastroianni. And more than that, this is the perfect place to spot a celebrity shopping in one of the many expensive shops. Want to behave like a celebrity and enjoy Rome’s fancy side? Via Veneto is the place to be!
Lots of tourists choose to stay in a hotel on Veneto street, and there are lots of hotels to choose from – so make sure you check our video guides and learn more about Rome’s Modern Center. Other attractions in Via Veneto’s area are the Capuchin Crypt, which contains several small chapels, located under the Santa Maria della Concezionei Cappuccini. Prepare yourself to one of the most spectacular and creepy displays: 4000 skeleton remains of the Capuchin monks nailed to the walls of the Crypt – not for the faint of heart! Other great attraction is the large Piazza Barberini, named after the Baroque palace located on the south of the Piazza, where you can enjoy the Fontana del Tritone, which was sculpted by the famous Bernini around the 16th century.
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