Shopping in Rome
If you're planning on visiting Rome, you're surely not gonna leave this stunning city without doing some shopping!
We'll try to help you with some ideas for everybody's pocket. The city is full of antique shops, galleries, food markets, designer outlets, department stores, expensive "alta moda" stores, and if you know what you're looking for, here's where you can find it:
Let's start from the Piazza Navona area. It's in the heart of the city center, and is famous for its art galleries and shops. If you're antique lover, you're definently gonna enjoy wondering around this area. Another particular shop in Via del Governo Vecchio, near Piazza Navona, is meant for the people passionate about film and cinematography. You can also find some second hand shops here.
If you're interested in trendy clothes, urban look, it's usual among young Italians to go to Viale Marconi where these stores could be found.
On the other hand, Porta Portese is the place that hosts the famous flea market where you can find almost everything at very economic prices. It spreads from Piazzale Portuense and reaches Viale Trastevere. When you arrive to Trastevere area, you can stop by the outdoor food market in Piazza San Cosimato.
The most famous part of the city of Rome for explosive names like Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Prada, Gucci is the notable Piazza di Spagna and Via Condotti. This is one of the "richest" and most exclusive shopping destinations in Rome.
Another well known Roman shopping street is Via del Corso that goes from Piazza del Popolo straight to Piazza Venezia. Here you can find different clothes shops, boutiques, jewellery, Swarowski Crystal, and many more.
Italy has some big, well furnished and organized department stores where you can find a lot of different stuff like different designers, cosmetics, small things for home, and many more located at the same place:
- COIN: Piazzale Appio 7, Centro Commerciale Cinecittà 2- Viale P. Togliatti 2, Via Cola di Rienzo 173
- LA RINASCENTE: Piazza Colonna, Piazza Fiume
- OVIESSE: Viale Trastevere 62, Via Appia Nuova 181, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 108 (just to list some, but Oviesse could be found all over the city)
- UPIM: Via Enea 10, Piazza Tuscolo 23, Via Amatrice 16, Via Gioberti 64
If you'd like to find some low-cost-vintage-unique clothes, second hand shops are your place. You can find them in many places around the city, but we'll name some here:
- L'Usato in Piazza Campo de Fiori 14 where you can find mostly American brands like Levi's, Lee, Wrangler
- Sempre Verde in Via del Governo Vecchio 26, very particular clothing, street style, vintage, at very convenient cost
- Mado in Via del Governo Vecchio 89A, that offers you fashion from the late 1930s
These are only some directions in order to help you move more easily while exploring Roman Shopping!
- Address: Termini Station
- Opened: 24 hours a day
- Address: Viale Trastevere 62, Viale Colli Portuense, Viale Regina Margherita 117, Viale Leonardo da Vinci 110
- Opened: 9:00-20:00
- Address: Viale G. Marconi 194, Viale Bologna 60, Circonv. Gianicolese 78a
- Opened: 8:30-20:00
- Address: Via O. da Gubbio 64, Piazza Re di Roma 77, Viale Colli Portuensi 195
- Opened: 8:30-13:00/16:00-20:00
- Address: Via Cola di Rienzo 196, Via Flaminia 28, Via Ottaviano 55
The Lion Bookshop
- Address: Via dei Greci 33 (accross Via del Corso)
- Phone: (0039) 06 - 3265 0437
- Address: Via della Vite 102 (near P.zza di Spagna)
- Phone: (0039) 06 - 679 5222
- Address: Via del Moro 48
- Phone: (0039) 06 - 583 6942
- Address: Via Torino 136 (near via Nazionale)
- Phone: (0039) 06 - 474 6877
- Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 84
- Phone: (0039) 06 - 482 7878