Sitting on Rome's Spanish Steps banned

Fines of up to 400 euros for breaking the rule

(ANSA) - Rome, August 6 - Sitting on Rome's Spanish Steps is no longer allowed as the local police have decided to apply the rules in a more stringent way, sources said on Tuesday. Indeed, the famous steps are also considered to be a monument, meaning sitting or lying on them is banned.

    Those who breach the ban risk a fine of 250 euros, which can go up to 400 euros if the steps are dirtied or damaged.
   

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