Via del Corso
Walk along Via del Corso and see the residence of the Italian prime minister and several Roman churches. Shop in designer stores for fashionable clothing and shoes. With the Pantheon and other spectacular historic buildings nearby, the Via del Corso is an excellent place to start a tour of Rome’s historic center.
Explore the Piazza del Popolo, Rome’s landmark square featuring an ancient obelisk dating back to the 13th century B.C. This famous street connects the Piazza del Popolo with Rome’s central hub, the Piazza Venezia. Find some of the best traditional Italian food in Rome here.
Visit the San Carlo al Corso, a Roman Catholic parish, titular church and minor basilica. Enter the central vault and see the Fall of the Rebel Angels, a fresco by the great Italian Baroque painter, Giacinto Brandi. Notice the striking altarpiece painted by Carlo Maratta.
The Piazza Venezia on the southern end of Via del Corso is known as Rome’s central meeting place. It features Il Vittoriano, a white marble monument dedicated to King Victor Emmanuel II. Observe other historic buildings surrounding the piazza, including the Palazzo Bonaparte and the Palazzo Venezia.
Notice stunning marble sculptures and fountains in the Piazza del Popolo. This historic square is located at the northern end of Via del Corso. In the square’s center, admire the ancient obelisk, built in Heliopolis, Egypt.
Stop at the Doria Pamphilj Gallery and inspect masterpieces by Italian artists, including Titian, Caravaggio and Raphael. Tour the opulent apartments in the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj. These extravagant rooms have been the residences of royal Italians since the 17th century.
Stay in the luxury hotels and apartments available in Rome’s historic center of Via del Corso. Alternatively, stay elsewhere and reach the area with a short walk from the Spagna metro station.
With a wealth of ancient religious sites, designer stores and restaurants, Via del Corso is a great starting point for visitors to Italy’s capital.
Accommodation in Via del Corso
Via del Corso provides hotel rooms, suites and apartments to suit people from all walks of life. Through the Expedia lodging guide, you can compare up to 68 Via del Corso hotels.
Two upscale Via del Corso options in which you'll discover some of the nicest amenities in town, are the Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie, at Via del Babuino 9, and the Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte, at Via Fontanelle Borghese, 56. More budget-friendly accommodations that Expedia customers have enjoyed are the Grand Hotel Plaza, at Via Del Corso 126, and the Babuino 181 Luxury Suites, at Via Del Babuino 181.