The Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Spagna) sweep down in a cascade of balustrades and balconies to Piazza di Spagna. In the nineteenth century the steps were the hangout of young hopefuls waiting to be chosen as artists’ models, and nowadays the scene is not much changed, with the steps providing the venue for international posing and flirting late into the summer nights. The only Spanish feature about them, incidentally, is the fact that they lead down to the Spanish Embassy, which also gave the piazza its name.

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The best places to get off the tourist trail in Rome 

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