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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Places of Interest
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Keywords:Fontana della Barcaccia, Piazza di Spagna, Rome, Scalinata, Spanish steps, Trinità dei Monti
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Trinità dei Monti

Piazza di Spagna with the famous steps (Scalinata) leading towards the 16th-century Trinità dei Monti church is one of the iconic sights in Rome.
The name derives from the Spanish embassy nearby. The stairway was built in 1723-25 to connect the church with the Spanish embassy.
On the foreground is the Fontana della Barcaccia ("Fountain of the Old Boat"), designed in 1627-29.