Campo de’ Fiori

Located at the end of via dei Giubbonari, Campo dè Fiori is one of the most important places in the historical center of Rome.

It was founded in 1456 by pope Callisto III, near via Giulia, a street that serves as a route to the Vatican. Its proximity to this important street was the reason why the square became the center of several commercial and cultural activities.

Giuseppe Vasi, Campo de’ Fiori, 1752

Also, some important palaces and institutions were located around Campo Dè Fiori, such as Palazzo della Cancelleria, the seat of the apostolic chancellery, and Palazzo Farnese where the French Embassy is seated from 1936.

Palazzo della Cancelleria
Palazzo Farnese

The bronze statue placed at the center of Campo Dè Fiori represents Giordano Bruno, a philosopher who was convicted of heresy in 1600 and burned in this place.

This square has hosted a famous and picturesque market since 1869, which is still active every morning at the present day. You can find stalls selling fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, legumes, meat and fish, and others selling flowers.

During the evening the place became a meeting point for young people, full of clubs and bars open until late, especially in summer.