If you plan to visit Rome, but this is a regular trip and you have already seen all the landmarks that are there to be seen, may be it is time for some shopping and fun in the capital of Rome. This time we will present you several places that you can consider for your free time. The first on our list is called Mercatino dell’Antiquariato which is a wonderful bargain market, set in Pariolo & Flaminio area and open every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. It is a wonderful vintage market and is set near Piazza della Marina, behind the Building of the Navy Ministry and a short walk from the People’s Square. This vintage market is quite famous and has many interesting clients, including celebrities. Some of the things that are offered here are quite interesting and they used to be very expensive at their time. Actually one can find many items here that are coming from the best European designers. The place is ideal if you are looking for accessories, but also for jackets and blazers.
The second market that is on our list is called Olimpico and it is located in the same district of Pariolo & Flaminio, on Piazza Gentile da Fabriano. This market is opened on Friday from 8 o’clock in the morning until noon. The place is great for those who love to bargain. Among the things that you can find here are shirts and shoes, but also bags and jeans. Some of the items are coming from famous brand names and they are offered at a very low price. The place is great to go around and find little treasures, without being pressed by the time. When you are done with the vintage shopping, you can go to the souvenir store “Libreria Spagnola”, set in the center of the city, on Piazza Navona itself. This souvenir store works every day but on Sunday and offers Spanish books and different souvenirs. Placed near Bernini Four River Fountain, the store has two librarians who are very kind and who can help you find the right book for a person or for an occasion. Besides books, you can also find here different souvenirs, small gifts, etc. Since the bookstore is located near Piazza Navona, just a few steps from here you can find several nice cafes and restaurants with outdoor sitting area and great menu.
If you are done with this bookstore in Rome, you can go to films bookstore – the Libreria del Cinema, which is a nice place in Trastevere district. It works every day but on Sunday from 2 o’clock in the afternoon until 9 o’clock in the evening. Here you can find bookshelves with DVD’s and everything that has something to do with cinema.
Old movies, books and original scripts – there are so many things that you can find here. The people who work here are quite experienced and know a lot about the movies, so you can ask them for help if you need such.