Campo Dei Fiori, Rome guide - market, monuments and shopping
Guide to the Campo Dei Fiori area of Rome
The Campo Dei Fiori is a large piazza situated near the Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy. From the Piazza Navona, tourists can head south until they reach Campo Dei Fiori. Visitors will be able to find the piazza near the Regola and Parione districts and can also get to the piazza by passing through Via Giulia.
Campo Dei Fiori Market
The words “Campo Dei Fiori” can be translated into “field of flowers,” and the piazza area was so named because the Campo Dei Fiori lies over the site of what was once an ancient meadow. The area though is best known for the market that it hosts everyday, with the market considered to be a great location to purchase the very best vegetables, flowers and other produce from Romer. Vendors sell anything from fresh cut flowers to a wide variety of tomatoes and other fresh produce. The market opens early in the morning and closes during lunchtime. After the daily market closes, tourists will be able to visit the piazza’s various cafes, restaurants, bars and clubs in the area.
Giordano Bruno Monument
Visitors to the Campo Dei Fiori will also be able to see the monument of Giordano Bruno, a Dominican monk executed for his views on the relationship of the church and the state. The monument is located in the centre of Campo Dei Fiori.
Campo Dei Fiori extras
The Campo Dei Fiori is also a popular place for college students and tourists both young and old. There are also several small shops and boutiques in the streets surrounding the piazza that offer excellent bargains on clothing, belts, bags and other fashion accessories. The nightlife in Campo Dei Fiori is both entertaining and exciting and attracts a large number of foreigners on holiday in Rome.
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