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Piazza di Pasquino

Piazza di Pasquino | Centro Storico, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Piazza di Pasquino | Centro Storico, 00186 Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

If you miss this one it's ok. Just a typical piazza as you walk through different areas. Very small. Every one has at least 1 statue to look at

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Best food I have had in area and have stayed and tried many. Yeah mist from above keeps you cool. I recommend the meatballs and spaghetti with a refreshing Italian beer 👌🏾

Thank Keyland_4
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful little piazza and our hotel is directly on it, I'm not sure I would have gone out of my way to visit it had we not been staying here though.

Thank Supertedbaker
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The Pasquino—Piazza Pasquino—is a weathered, scarred sculpture that is believed to be a depiction of the Spartan King Menelaus. Regardless of its history and antiquity, the people of Rome complain that it’s ugly and an eyesore. The talking statues of Rome were used as an...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Piazza di Pasquino used to be Piazza di Parione. There is not much in the piazza other than a couple of places to eat but it is Pasquino, who is the star of the piazza. He is the first and most popular “talking statue” in...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This mutilated torso of a Hellenistic statue is called with this name owing it to a richly talented tailor named Mastro Pasquino; he had a shop on the square and was apparently the firsto to affix a poetic satire to the torso, which, from then...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is a most odd and curious statue. The Pasquino became the first “talking statue” of Rome. He spoke out about the people's dissatisfaction, denounced injustice, and assaulted misgovernment by members of the Church. So the people would leave notes anonymously of their dissatisfaction on...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

Amazing quality time. Feel peace in this narrow place. It is in the accessible place to reach different historical places.

Thank Pouria P
Reviewed 14 July 2013 via mobile

You are bound to be in the area at some point so tske a couple of minutes to visit this raggedy old statue. It may not be the prettiest statue in the city but it certainly has a lot to say ---- apparently!

1  Thank Thalweg
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Pasquino is the most famous of Rome's "talking statues" (the others are Babuino, the Porter, Madame Lucrezia, Abbot Luigi, and Marforio). The statues "talked" to each other when people posted anonymous letters on them, often criticizing the Pope or local big shots. The practice started...More

1  Thank SpanishStepsApt
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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a
five-minute walk of each other, the
Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and
most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful
throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art
galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighbourhood
museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the
streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa
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