Spanish Square and the Spanish Steps Tavel Guide

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  • Spanish Square and the Spanish Steps Tavel Guide

Designed by rchitects Francesco de Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi. the monumental stairway of 135 steps (the slightly elevated drainage system is often mistaken for the first step) was built with French diplomat Étienne Gueffier’s bequeathed funds of 20, 000 scudi, in 1723–1725, linking the Bourbon Spanish Embassy, and the Trinità dei Monti church that was under the patronage of the Bourbon kings of France.