The Piazza del Campidoglio is a trapezoidal square designed by Michelangelo. It is surrounded by three palaces: Palazzo Senatorio, Palazzo dei Conservatori, and Palazzo Nuovo.
Hilltop square designed by Michelangelo, lined with museums & offering views of the Roman forum. The Capitolium or Capitoline Hill, between the Forum and the Campus Martius, is one of the Seven Hills of Rome. The hill was earlier known as Mons Saturnius, dedicated to the god Saturn.