rome via veneto
Via Veneto yesterday and today â€œSophia Loren is with Errol Flynn and AudreyHepburn with Anthony Quinnâ€?
Via Veneto is one of the most famous and expensive streets in Rome Italy. The official name is via VittorioVeneto,after the Battle of Vittorio Veneto. Federico Felliniâ€™s classic 1960 film La Dolve Vita was mostly centered around the Via Veneto area.
Initially, like other streets in the neighborhood, was dedicated to the Italian region. After the First World War the name was changed to commemorate the Battle of Vittorio Veneto. The street was designed at the end of the nineteenth century This made the street famous in the 1960sâ€“1970s and turned it into a center due to the cafes and shops along the street. Following a period of stagnation in the 1980s the street has now found a new life. Today some of Rome's best hotels are located there.The Embassy of the United States is located on the street. Via Veneto is home to the famous CafĂŠ de Paris and Harry's Bar, immortalised in FedericoFellini La Dolce Vita, as well known haunts for celebrities in Rome.
Published on Jul 19, 2012