This 1627 fountain of a sinking boat is believed to be by Pietro Bernini, father of the more famous Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Via dei Condotti
High-rolling shoppers and window-dreamers take note, this is Rome’s smartest shopping strip. At the eastern end, near Piazza di Spagna,...
Caffè Greco opened in 1760 and is still working the look: penguin waiters, red flock and age-spotted gilt mirrors. Casanova, Goethe,...
This unique place has double-height ceilings and original tiled floors, and is filled by fascinating antiques. With few tables, it's a...
Via della Croce 8 · interesting places nearby
A great find in this pricey ‘hood. Pastificio is a pasta shop that serves up two choices of pasta at lunch time. It’s fast food, Italian style – freshly cooked (if you time it right) pasta, with wine and water included. It's no leisurely lunch: there's not much room so you'll have to nab a chair while you can and eat quickly. This is better than taking away, however, as if you do, you'll miss out on your drink and your pasta will get cold.