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Visit Campo De Fiori

Campo De Fiori
10 reasons why you should visit campo de fiori
best food market in Rome
a great area to hangout at night time for happy hour
best butcher in Rome
oldest salami shop in Rome Norcineri Viola
to find out where the theatre of pompei used to be
place used to the executions during the inquisition where Giordano Bruno was burned at the stake by the Roman inquisition for being heretical
best vegtebles in Rome
best bars and restaurants
the beautiful architecture of the surrounding Campo de fiori
the story of the fountain in the right side of the campo
and the water fountain in the centre called Nasoni

According to some traditions the Name Campo de fiori came from the wife of one of the richest men of the ancient Rome Pompey the great the woman that he loved the most was called Flora because in the ancient Rome we had undergrowd this are the theatre of Pompey where the famous assassination of Julio caesar was taking place, which some of the building like via giubonari the still have the shape of the building in oval because the structure is build on top of the theatre, which it goes for 2 km all the way to largo argentina where was

escavating was made and three temples wore found that date back from 3century Bce and near by wore found 5/6 bathrooms from the period of pompey and a few offices and deposist in the imperial age Musolini made this excavation in 1930

A few meters near campo Vannozza Catannei was part of the an important family called Borgia she was also a lover of the important Cardinal Giuliano della Rovere , and in this location called Locanda della Vacca she would have her meetings with all the prostitutes of Rome and take care of buisness o for while this are was a famous brothel and here she would also land peoples money and charge tax on them today is called Loan shark so if you happed to walk on this street take look of family crost of Borgia and Catannei they have a bull represented on

In the 1600 Giordano Bruno was burned alive here in the centre of Campo de Fiori he was a domenican friar he a philosopher and astronomer he was a cosmological theorist and hermetic oculist he said that the stars were distant suns and are surrounded by their own planets might have life, and the universe is infinite and has no center but this would change everything what the catholic church has touch all these years so the decided to burn him to stake in the front of everybody,

When it became a food market ? well first in became a place for selling horses a few times a week you would find all times of horses you wore looking for and after that a lot of artisans open their shops near by and it turned full of new activity and cultural

in 1859 the market was officially started and all the locale farmers that had their vineyards at the Roman castles and their lands and animals they started bringing all their fresh goods in early mooring at 5am to get it ready to set it up so since a century and half has still been like this this area, it a most to try the Puntarelle Romane of the artichokes and some of the best olive olis and aged vinegar and don't forget the Parmiggiano cheese aged 24moths of the Pecorino cheese 36 moths old

Today campo de fiori is one of the most visit sightscens of the historical area of Rome because is in the middle of Piazza Navona Jewish ghetto and Pantheon
if you dicede to have a quick bite you have in the corner a famous Forno Campo or Forno Campo de fiori you will find pizza by slice margarita or pizza Rossa or piazza with palate the staff is helpful with smily faces and usually never change there is always the same people working there

have a bootle of to fill at the fountain called Nasone we have about 2500 thousonds of them in Rome and the water is fresh and clean
if you happened to be at the night time we recommend to sit for a glass of wine

at Giganti bar restaurant or for happy hours
for coffee we highly reccomand Vita is a bar 20 meters from campo that has tea coffee and cocktails , and is very cosy and elegant inside
or if you want to hangout with locals 30 meters a way you Piazza farnese there is the best locale place for happy hours and delicious wine many lawyers business men go to this place and a lot of beautiful Italian woman are there so don't forget the dress code has to be very elagant as well a nice white shirt and Jacket jeans and of course nice shoes.