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Piazza di Spagna was named after the Spanish Embassy to the Holy See, although the staircase, designed by the Italian Francesco de Sanctis and built in 1725 with a legacy from the French, leads to the French Chiesa della Trinità dei Monti. This landmark church, which was commissioned by King Louis XII of France and consecrated in 1585, commands memorable views and boasts some wonderful frescoes by Daniele da Volterra, including a masterful Deposizione (Deposition). At the foot of the steps, the Barcaccia (the ‘sinking boat’ fountain) is believed to be by Pietro Bernini, father of the more famous Gian Lorenzo #rome   #rome   #phototraveltravel   #traveling   #vacation   #visiting   #instatravel   #instago   #instagood   #trip   #holiday   #photooftheday   #fun   #traveling   #tourism   #tourist   #instapassport   #instatraveling   #mytravelgram   #travelgram   traveling igtravel #india   #phototravel   ban galore #iphonephotography   #italy   #italytourism   #italytour   #romesightseeingphototraveltravel   #traveling   #vacation   #visiting   #instatravel   #instago   #instagood   #trip   #holiday   #photooftheday   #fun   #traveling   #tourism   #tourist   #instapassport   #instatraveling   #mytravelgram   #travelgram   traveling igtravel #india   #phototravel   ban galore #iphonephotography   #italy   #italytourism   #italytour   #photooftheday