Grand Hotel Plaza - Roma
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In the Stendhal Footsteps ...

The Grand Hotel Plaza and Roman walks

A traveler who goes to Rome carryng this book, following the directions and tourist routes offered by Stendhal, acquires a extensive knowledge of the City, its history, its monuments and famous personalities who lived there.


Stendhal, one of the most important French Romanticism writers, spent several years in Rome since 1817. He took accomodation next to the steps of the Trinità dei Monti to "admire three quarters of Rome, in front of me, on the other side of the City, it rises the majestically Dome of St. Peter."


After The Colosseum and the Spanish Steps, in his travel notes the writer continues the description of the artistic wonders such as San Pietro, The Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese and the various churches along the Romans routes, giving tips on how to spend free time. No modern tourist guide is as rich as Roman walks.