December 14, 2012

Spanish Steps, Rome

Photograph by Hans Madej, laif/Redux

The Spanish Steps in Rome's Piazza di Spagna make up the longest and widest staircase in Europe. A baroque water feature called Fontana della Barcaccia, or Fountain of the Old Boat, decorates the plaza, a hangout for students, tourists, shoppers, and portrait sketchers.

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