Shopping in Rome is practically a sport, and the Eternal City offers visitors an exciting arena to flex their credit cards. Everything from high-fashion boutiques and well-known chains to family-run stores and souvenir stalls are nestled among the Italian capital’s awe-inspiring ruins, making the quest for that perfect keepsake to take home the highlight of any visit.Via del Corso
This nearly milelong street is the epicenter of shopping in Rome. Find big brand-name meccas lining Via del Corso, along with smaller mom-and-pop shops like the leather purveyor Alfieri. The people watching is almost as good as the window shopping, and the strolling crowds spill from sidewalks into the street.