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Via del Corso, Rome

Via del Corso, Rome

If you intend to hit the shops big time, whilst in Rome, there’s really no better place than Via del Corso. This bustling thoroughfare, stretching from Piazza Venezia to Piazza del Popolo, is packed with stores to the brim. Cutting through the center of Rome, it has the highest concentration of stores for all budgets in the vicinity of historic sights, with the major international brands like Zara, H&M, Massimo Dutti, Pinko and Gap taking up serious real estate.

Those aiming at a slightly higher price-point, may head to the premium stores like Sisley, Miss Sixty or Diesel, while the sporty types call at Nike, Adidas, Puma and Lacoste. For all your beauty needs, visit Sephora, MAC, or Italy’s very own Kiko Cosmetics. If you seek to invest in Italian leather, make a beeline for Gazelle, one of Rome’s most trusted leather goods brands.

There is also a new AS Roma Store open since 2016, and the Galleria Alberto Sordi – a big shopping mall at the center. Alongside flagship superstores here you will find some small family-run shops as well, including true little gems, like the Alfieri Leather store with artisan Made in Italy jackets (Via del Corso 2).

Beware! The boulevard gets incredibly busy, especially at weekends and during sales period, with the crowds sometimes spilling onto the road when the sidewalk is overrun with tourists and the Romans looking for new stuff.

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Sight Name: Via del Corso
Sight Location: Rome, Italy
Sight Type: Shopping
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