ROME — Via del Corso

Via del Corso is Rome’s main shopping street and it runs from Piazza Venezia in the south to Piazza del Popolo in the north. It is full of department stores, banks and you will find lots of tourists and locals during the day but at night it is much quieter.

The sights found here are:
Ara Pacis Augustae
Piazza del Popolo
Piazza Colonna
Time Elevator

Ara Pacis Augustae
This is a monument of peace established by the Emperor Augustus and is one of the most important works in the history of ancient Roman sculpture. You can visit the sculpture in a new museum.
To find out information about the museum visit the website at http://en.arapacis.it

Piazza del Popolo

Piazza del Popolo
This is a huge square that is very popular in the evening with its buskers entertaining the crowds. The square is found at the convergence of three roads — Via di Ripetta, Via del Corso and Via del Babuino.

Piazza Colonna

Piazza Colonna
At the centre of this square is the Colonna di Traiano erected in AD 180 to commemorate Marcus Aurelius’ victories in battle. On the northern side of the square is the official residence of the Italian Prime Minister — Palazzo Chigi.

Time Elevator
This is a 45-minute virtual journey through 3000 years of Roman history that will be enjoyed by you and your children.