The elegant and charming streets of Rome with its unique architectures are some of the distinctive features of Rome. These picturesque streets are usually lined with antique stalls/shops, churches, historic buildings, and palazzi. Here are the 10 prettiest streets in Rome. Pope Julius II designed the historic street of Rome, Via Giulia in the early sixteenth century. Since then, wealthy Romans have made it home. This pretty street stretches about a kilometer and is lined with many historic churches and shops, as well as palazzi. One unique feature of Via Giulia is the ivy-covered arch which spans the street. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!