Weather you are looking for fancy designer brands of cheap chic, shopping in Rome is always a fun and entertaining experience.
Shopping malls in Rome can offer the perfect alternative to a walks through boutiques and independent shops in the city center, especially during cold and rainy winter days.
Here are a list of the best shopping malls in Rome and some useful information about what you can expect.
Galleria Alberto Sordi: Clothing, accessories and cafes
The Gallery, located in Piazza Colonna, right in the heart of the city center, was inaugurated in 1922. With its prestigious architectural design, The Galleria Alberto Sordi is one of the most charming palaces in Rome, where it’s possible to find shops, cafes and a restaurant.
Thanks to its central position, Galleria Alberto Sordi, is the perfect stopover to and from some of the main attractions in Rome, such as the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and Piazza Navona.
With its small boutique shops, Galleria Alberto Sordi offers a quite and nice atmosphere. Other than worldwide known brand such as Zara, the gallery hosts many Italian high-quality boutiques, such as Nannini and Furla, where you can shop Italian leather bags, or Boggi Milano, which sells men's clothes and accessories.
The Gallery has also an exhibition space. Thus, you can combine your shopping in Rome with a cultural activity, if you want to.
Piazza Colonna, Via del Corso, 79, 00187 Roma, Italia
From Monday to Friday: 08.30 to 21.00
Saturday: 08.30 to 22.00
Sunday: 09.30 to 21.00
EUR Roma 2: Clothing, home furnishing and restaurants
Compared to Galleria Alberto Sordi, EUR Roma 2 is more a typical American style mall with more than 200 shops, several restaurants, cafes and a huge parking space. Located in Eur District, this shopping center is reachable by Line B of the Metro (underground) or by Bus.
A cab service is also at your disposal from the mall to your destination. You’ll just have to ask at the Info Point on the ground floor and a hostess will be there to call you a taxi.
ROMA, Via Cristoforo Colombo
Eur Roma 2 hours:
Monday from 12 pm to 9 pm
From Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 9 pm
Eataly: Italian food experience in Rome
If you are seeking for a unique, 100% Italian shopping experience, then you shouldn’t miss to visit Eataly, the biggest gourmet market in Italy.
Founded by the Italian entrepreneur Farinetti in Turin, Eataly is certainly one of the best places for food shopping. Organized on 3 floors, Eataly offers to foodies almost everything they may wish. From pasta from different Italian regions, to chocolate, cured meats, artisan cheeses and salami, olive oils, seafood, wines and beers
All the products that are sold in the market are high-quality.
You can start your visit of Eataly with a progressive dining experience across its several restaurants, and then end with some shopping and an espresso coffee at the bar on the ground floor.
Piazzale XII Ottobre 1492 - 00154 Roma (Metro B - Fermata Piramide)
LUN - DOM: dalle 10.00 alle 24.00