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Via del Corso, Rome

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Remarkable for its straightness among so many meandering side streets, Via del Corso runs north and south through the historic center of Rome. In the 15th century, the road was a racetrack for riderless horses in the Roman Carnival. Today, tourists and locals frequent the ground-floor shops and cafes. The cafes spill out into the many piazzas that open up off the street, such as Piazza Venezia and Piazza Colonna. The northern part of the street is the more spacious and comfortable for walking. Further south, the sidewalks become narrower. With our custom trip planner, Rome attractions like Via del Corso can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Straight Street connects the Capitoline Hill and the Pincio gardens. From half an hour to an hour. Many branded shops, souvenir shops. And the magnificent facades of all faiths.
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  • The street is beautiful, lively and interesting. Worth the hike just to look at the movement of street performers, take a gelato, etc. .. But if you want to buy, this is the place. Shops of famous brands are in your most installed there. Irresistible take a look ...
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  • On the street should be guided in the exercise walk around the city. Straight, long line stretch out from Piazza Venezia to Piazza del Popolo. It is adjacent to many streets leading to the city's renowned attractions, such as from here you can reach the Trevi fountain or the Pantheon. Yes, and the street itself consists of important palaces and churches. In ancient times, the street was called Via Lata, which means wide. But in modern times, it looks like mockery.
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For easy foot access to most of the city's main historical sites, consider staying in Rome's old town center. The area is conveniently placed for public transport, only a walk away from the city's main railway station. Accommodations here span all hotels sectors, from cheap hostels to luxury brand names. To avoid the steep prices and overcrowding of the town center, explore the hotels in the inner suburbs of Rome. They offer comfortable rooms and excellent food at a fraction of the price charged by the centrally located hotel chains. Another affordable option is the area around Vatican, which boasts a good selection of family-owned B&Bs.
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