Pocket Rough Guide Rome (Rough Guide Pocket Guides)

The most sensible Rome has to provide — on your pocket. The Pocket tough advisor to Rome is your crucial advisor to Italy's capital, with the the entire key attractions, eating places, retailers, and bars integrated in an easy-to-use layout, with a full-color pull-out map.

Whether you could have a day or a number of days at your disposal, our itineraries assist you plan your journey, and the "Best of Rome" part selections out the highlights you will not are looking to leave out, from the Galleria Borghese's mind-blowing artwork assortment to vertiginous perspectives from St Peter's dome.

Divided by means of quarter for simple navigation, the "Places" part is written in tough Guide's trademark sincere and informative kind, with listings of the must-see points of interest and our choose of the areas to devour, drink, and dance, from tucked-away trattorias to the correct aperitivo bars to kick off an evening out.

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0608, W www. villadimassenzio. it. Tues–Sun 9am–1. 30pm. €3. POCKET MAP K12 a few hundred metres additional on from the San Sebastiano catacombs, the crowd of brick ruins trailing off into the fields to the left are the continues to be of the Villa and Circus of Maxentius, a wide advanced equipped via the emperor within the early fourth century advert sooner than his defeat by way of Constantine. It’s a transparent, lengthy oval of grass, just like the Circus Maximus (see p. 110), yet just a little larger preserved. THE TOMB OF CECILIA METELLA through Appia Antica 161 T 06.

Fri–Sun 11pm–4am. MAP P. 134–135, DULCAMARA tested within the Seventies by way of cult singer Patty Pravo, Piper has varied nightly occasions (fashion indicates, screenings, gigs) and a smart-but-casual mixed-aged crowd. track varies, as do front costs. through Flaminia Vecchia 449 T 06. 333. 2108. MAP P. 134–135, POCKET MAP D1 Busy position up within the more and more hip neighbourhood around the Ponte Milvio. A different menu of fine pasta dishes, soups and salads. DA GNEGNO through Prati della Farnesina 10 T 06. 333. 6166. day-by-day 12.

76–77,POCKET MAP F15 This vintage Roman snack joint was once within the Jewish Ghetto (when it was once referred to as Zi Fenizia) yet used to be changed via a burger bar, and the Ghetto’s 86 loss is especially a lot the Trevi area’s achieve. less than its replaced identify it nonetheless does kosher pizza to move – the home speciality is pizza with clean anchovies and indivia (endives) – roast poultry and supplì (fried rice balls). immense, bustling Trevi district birreria with a great menu of easy nutrition that’s intended to absorb plenty of beer.

Oddly, it doesn’t feel its age, even supposing the mosaics within the part chapels and the bronze doorways to the chapel at the correct, introduced right here from the Baths of Caracalla, quick remind you the place you're. THE SCALA SANTA AND SANCTA SANCTORUM Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano 14. April–Sept day-by-day 6. 15am–noon & three. 30–6. 45pm; Oct–March day-by-day 6. 15am–noon & 3–6. 15pm. MAP P. 106–107, POCKET MAP J7 The Scala Santa is alleged to be the staircase from Pontius Pilate’s apartment down which Christ walked after his trial.

Pricey, yet worthy it for its rustic surroundings and perfect menu of real Roman meat and offal dishes. This Testaccio favorite is pretty well the proper eating place – family-run, with reliable nutrients and reasonable costs. The menu adjustments day-by-day, and provides attention-grabbing diversifications on conventional Roman dishes. DA FELICE a hundred and twenty POCKET MAP E8 through Mastro Giorgio 29 T 06. 574. 6800. Mon–Sat 12. 30–2. 45pm & 8–11. 20pm, solar 12. 30–2. 45pm. MAP P. 112–113, POCKET MAP E8 VOLPETTI PIÙ This always-buzzing trattoria is an easy position with brick partitions, a tiled flooring and no-nonsense waiters.

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