Rome Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Rome

  • 1. Outside Rome

    About 160 Km north of Rome on the Tyrrhenian coast is a mountainous promontory, the peninsula of the Monte Argentario. Monte Argentario was probably an island which became linked to the main land by...

  • 2. Christian Rome

    What was "off the beaten path" ten years ago in Rome is now one of the usual hundreds of "things to do". This church is still "off the beaten path" it seems but for how long? Consequently we felt...

  • 3. Ancient Rome

    I've passed through Termini station many, many times on my visits to Rome but it was only on this last visit that I spotted a *huge* chunk of Roman wall standing near the bus station area. I...

  • 4. Villa Torlonia

    This is a huge beautiful property in my usual area of Nomentano , you hve plenty of buses and metro bologna and st agnese/annibilaino on the line conca d'oro to get here. Located on the via...

  • 5. Villa Borghese

    If you need to forget about the noise and dust of the city lead yourself to this wonderful park for one day. You can stop in Barberini Line A metro station or Spagna. In both stations get Via...

  • 6. Isola Tiberina

    A tiny island in the Tiber River, Isola Tiberina, is wedged between Trastevere and the Ghetto part of Rome. The island has been inhabited since ancient times and contained the Temple of Aesculapius....

  • 7. Via Giulia

    Via Giulia is a beautiful street, almost one kilometre long, that leads from the city centre straight down to the Vatican. It was laid out in the 16th century by the famous architect Bramante on the...

  • 8. Cat Sanctuary

    Torre Argentina has some very old Roman Ruins, with 4 temples in one block and hosting the ruins of Pompey's Theatre. It was here that Julius Caesar was stabbed by Brutus. You will see stray cats...

  • 9. Piazza Garibaldi

    A steep hill behind Trastevere’s restaurant area leads up to a very green park area. The Piazza Garibaldi offers one of the best views all over Rome. You will get a great kick out of it, especially if...

  • 10. Fontana del Mascherone

    Walking on Via Giulia toward the Tiber from Rome center just after we pass under the extraordinary vine covered bridge (another off the beaten path tip) built by the family Farnese, we find the...

  • 11. Fontana delle Tartarughe

    Piazza Mattei, named after an important family of the Middle Ages, hosts the Tortoise Fountain. One of the most beautiful fountains in Rome, it was designed by Giacomo Della Porta at the end of the...

  • 12. Centro Storico

    old bridge next to the church with skulls...i wonder how old it is...? just below this lady was crying and arguing with this guy that was about to tow her car...i guess rome isn't so different then...

  • 13. Villa Celimontana

    The Celian Hill, although within easy walking distance of the Colosseum and the forum, is an entirely different experience. remarkably quiet and peaceful, with some lovely churches (see tips on Santo...

  • 14. Museo delle Murra

    The Museum of the Walls is located in Porta San Sebastiano, one of the largest and best preserved parts of the Aurelian Walls. The current display, on the first and second floors, opened in 1990 and...

  • 15. Quattro Fontane

    I've been wanting to photograph these four fountains for over a year and they were so dirty you couldn't see any detail. Well, it was worth the wait - here they are, clean and leisurely lounging at...

  • 17. Just off the Colassium.

    There was a man...he took photos... he took photos of places other photographers could not take photos. have found that man. .... that man who takes...

  • 18. Villa Paganini

    across from torlonia another wonderful oasis of calm and architecture beauty in the Nomentano district.Villa Paganini's origins are linked to Cardinal Mariano...

  • 19. Museo historico Bersaglieri

    A nice architecture building and a wonderful military museum with great history. This is what I am after.The museum is unique because it gives credit to a corp...

  • 20. The bridges of Rome

    Walking on bridges is always full of history and great views, often going from one totally different side of the town to the next with great differences in...

  • 21. See Rome from above and beyond

    Walking is great for us and on any historical city like Rome it was a treat. However, walking in hilly streets and climbing and seeing the views from above down...

  • 22. Planetario delle Terme di Diocleziano

    Its always nice to see the stars when in Rome, the planetarium will do. Planetario di Roma that is.This is the old planetarium so you make believe amongst old...

  • 23. Forum Boarium

    This area used to be the cattle market in ancient times. It is located near the Mouth of Truth and has two well preserved temples: the circular temple of...

  • 24. The Non-Catholic Cemetery. Poets' Graves.

    Rome was very crowded during our visit and one of the quietest, most peaceful and most interesting places we visited was the non-catholic cemetery. You can get...

  • 25. Janiculum Hill, Rome’s Balcony

    “You, too, women, cast away all the cowards from your embraces; they will give you only cowards for children, and you who are the daughters of the land of...

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