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Rome neighborhoods: Prati

The Prati zone in Rome is one of the chicest in the city. It rises on the right bank of the Tiber river and is part of the 1st Municipio together with Borgo, Della Vittoria and Trionfale zon…

Rome neighborhoods: Pigneto

Pigneto is an urban area of the city of Rome that belongs to the Prenestino-Labicano zone and to a lesser extent to the Tiburtino zone and is included within the urban area between Torpignat…

Rome neighborhoods: Parioli

The Parioli zone is one of the best known in Rome, and it is no coincidence that it is the second of the capital in terms of density and surface area.  

The Parioli zone over time

Rome neighborhoods: Ostiense

The Ostiense zone rises in the southern part of Rome, and is bordered by the Aurelian Walls and the Tiber, as well as by the neighboring Testaccio and San Saba zones (north), Ardeatino (east…

Rome neighborhoods: Monteverde

Rome is one of the most fascinating cities in Italy, rich in history and culture, populated by extraordinary riches. Visiting it is certainly a privilege. Monteverde is one of the most famou…

Rome neighborhoods: Garbatella

Garbatella is a zone of Rome that is part of the 11C urban area. The first stone of this zone was laid in the current Piazza Benedetto Brin by King Vittorio Emanuele in 1918.
For a long ti…

Rome neighborhoods: San Giovanni

San Giovanni is one of the Roman zones that can count on a millenary tradition. Defined in local terminology as Appio-Latino, it includes several Renaissance buildings and hides a long serie…

domus transitoria
Nero’s Domus Transitoria reopens

The almost unknown Domus Transitoria
When we talk about the luxurious imperial dwellings of ancient Rome on the Palatine Hill, one of the famous seven hills of Rome as well as the nerve cen…

Rome neighborhoods: Vatican

The Vatican zone in the city of Rome includes the whole area located on the borders of the Vatican State, which is simply called “Il Borgo”. The zone includes a partly pedestrian-partly resi…

Rome neighborhoods: Trastevere

The Trastevere zone is considered one of the most beautiful in the city of Rome. Located on the west bank of the Tiber River, it takes its name precisely from this position, beyond the Tiber…

Rome neighborhoods: Testaccio

Testaccio is perhaps one of the zones of Rome with the most fascinating history. It belongs to the 1st Municipality and today it is an important pole of attraction thanks to the presence of …

Rome neighborhoods: San Paolo

Just behind the Tiber River and the ancient Aurelian Walls, the San Paolo zone belongs to the Ostiense zone, marked as the 10th, which also includes the area of the 8th Municipality of Rome,…

Rome neighborhoods: San Lorenzo

The lively and bohemian San Lorenzo zone is located in the south-east area of the capital, sandwiched between the Aurelian Walls and the Verano Cemetery.  

The San Lorenzo zone over …

Rome neighborhoods: EUR

EUR zone (now called Europa) is located in the south of Rome, within the Grande Raccordo Anulare.  

The EUR zone over time
The banner of the Fascist period, this zone was born in 1…

Where to sleep in Rome

Tourist accommodation in Rome: various options for all budgets
Choosing to organize a trip to the Italian capital is certainly a good way to switch off and let yourself be swept away by t…

Shopping in Rome

The shopping streets, the boutiques, the markets – where to buy and what to buy in Rome.
Are you passionate about shopping? Can’t you live without buying something even when you are on vaca…

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Places of Culture in Rome

Main Cultural Spaces – Theatres, Independent Bookstores, Cinema in Foreign Languages, Galleries
Rome is rich in places of cultural interest of every type that make it, in fact, an innovativ…

Eating in Rome

Where to eat typical dishes and the best food in Rome
Rome is a city in continuous evolution that, among all Italian cities, has experienced the most international contamination. As for the…

eventi a roma
Seasonal events in Rome

The main celebrations and cultural events recurring in Rome. 

With its 2700 years of history, the Capital offers foreign visitors and Romans passionate about music, theater, history …

Areas of the Center: Appia Antica

Appia Antica: the way of history
Everyone in Italy knows Via Appia, at least by name.
The route of this consular road, which can be defined as the forerunner of modern roads, starts from…

Rome areas: Aventine

The Aventine area is one of the most elegant zones of Rome, near the heart of the capital. It owes its name to one of the seven Roman hills on which it rises and extends in the southern part…

Rome neighborhoods: Esquiline

The Esquiline, while remaining a central zone, extends into the external area of the historic center.
It is bordered by Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Santa Maria Maggiore, San Giovanni in La…

Rome Neighborhoods: Historic Center

Historic Center: a plunge into history
The historic center of Rome is the heart of the eternal city but also of a good part of western civilization. Proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site …

Rome neighborhoods: Camilluccia

Camilluccia is part of the XV zone of Rome, known as Vittoria. Camilluccia represents a green and peaceful corner that is not far from the slopes of Monte Mario. Vittoria zone is very elegan…

Rome neighborhoods: Piazza Bologna

Piazza Bologna is one of the most famous Roman squares, in a neighborhood, the Nomentano, north-east of the city center, near the Aurelian Walls. Strongly desired at the beginning of the 20t…

Rome neighborhoods: Balduina

Within the Trionfale zone, there is the urban area of Balduina. It is part of the 14th Municipality and is located on the southern side of Monte Mario. It boasts 139 meters of height and thi…

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Transport in Rome

How to get around Rome, how to get to the city and get around the airports, how to plan your journeys.
Rome is the city that every inhabitant of the planet would like to visit at least once…


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