"What happened at Piazza del Popolo?" Piazza del Popolo Tip by sandysmith

Piazza del Popolo, Rome: 96 reviews and 199 photos

  Piazza del popolo
by sandysmith

From Piazza del Popolo the sumptuous processions of kings and ambassadors took place, and the carnival feasts were performed as well. It was a start of the famous horse race along Via del Corso.
Piazza del Popolo was also for centuries a place of executions, the last took place in 1826.

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  • Written Mar 30, 2003
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