Piazza navona Rome map
Map of Rome piazza navona. Piazza navona Rome map (Lazio - Italy) to print. Piazza navona Rome map (Lazio - Italy) to download. Piazza Navona is a city square in Rome, Italy as its shown in piazza navona Rome map. Piazza navona Rome is built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium. The ancient Romans came to piazza navona Rome to watch the agones ("games"), and hence it was known as 'Circus Agonalis' (competition arena). It is believed that over time the name changed to 'in agone' to 'navone' and eventually to 'navona'.
Piazza Navona is one of the largest and most beautiful piazza squares in Rome with three impressive fountains, including la Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi with its large obelisk at the centre as its mentioned in piazza navona Rome map. The baroque church of Sant'Agnese in Agone provides an impressive backdrop. Surrounding the square of piazza navona Rome are restaurants and street artists, painters and musicians who add a lively atmosphere to the scene. Piazza Navona is home to sculptural masterpieces by baroque geniuses Bernini and Bramante, and Campo de’ Fiori has a statue of Giordano Bruno, the scientist and mystic who was executed here in 1600.