Worth a look on the way to the train station but just a series of steps with a lot of tourists sitting on them.
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Yes, seen it, ticked it off and will probably never go back. Worth walking to the top and visiting the church but the steps are crowded and it seems to have lost its bohemian/art character with the crowds and the expensive shopping surrounding it. The...More
If you have spare time and are out strolling through Rome the Spanish Steps are there, is f you miss them we wouldn't say you msssed much. Aside from people watching, which is always interesting, there's not much else to say here.
Too many the Spanish Steps could be treated like Bill Murray treated the Grand Canyon in National Lampoon's "Vacation." Take the time to sit near the top and just watch people and imagine all of the generations that have done the same thing.
Don't get me wrong, these are worth seeing but more for the general area than the steps themselves. I would definitely not put the steps in the "must see" bracket! When compared with other sights in Rome they just don't quite match up.
There is a road that takes you around the side and depending on the direction you travel from can be much easier. GIRLS REMEMBER TO COVER YOUR ARMS. They won't let you into the church otherwise. Plenty of street vendors that can sell you a...More