"What happened at Piazza del Popolo?" Piazza del Popolo Tip by sandysmith
Piazza del Popolo, Rome: 96 reviews and 199 photos
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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