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From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Neighbourhood
“Close to FORI IMPERIALI - Rione Monti is an eclectic neighborhood in the city center, with bohemian and classic elements. Take a stroll through the streets and discover family-run restaurants, chic wine bars and original vintage boutiques.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Church
“Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli (Saint Peter in Chains) was built during the fifth century to house the relics of Saint Peter’s chains when he was imprisoned in Jerusalem.The Basilica San Pietro in Vincoli is different from any other church built during the same period thanks to its simplicity and scarce decoration. Under the main altar is the reliquary in which the chains of Saint Peter, the church’s most important element, are kept. Another impressive part of the church is the mausoleum of Pope Julius II, made up by Michelangelo’s striking statue of Moses, designed between 1505 and 1515. The mausoleum is dimly lit until one of the visitors makes a donation and it lights up, something which is done throughout most of the churches in Rome. The Basilica San Pietro in Vincoli is well worth visiting not only because of its unique decoration and Michelangelo’s massive statue of Moses, but because it is unlike any other Roman church.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Roman villa built by the Roman emperor Nero after the Rome fire. It is a masterpiece of majesty and technique (a room in the villa is designed to rotate on itself!) And is completely underground!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Church
“The Moses (Italian: Mosè c. 1513–1515) is a sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Charity Shop / Vintage Store
“Don’t miss this wonderful market every Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 20: you can buy vintage jewelry, design items, paintings, furs and leather goods.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Establishment
“A SOLI 30 METRI DALLA CASA IDEALE PER RAGGIUNGERE LA STAZIONE TERMINI IN UNA SOLA FERMATA!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Public Art
“Don't miss the opportunity to take a look and the marvelous sculpture of the Maestro Michelangelo!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bus Station
  • 1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
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“great! they offer a very sought-after menu that revives typical dishes, a very romantic place to spend a beautiful evening! a little expensive but worth it”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This restaurant and Coktail Bar, with a nice decoration Deco is very good to taste excellent Mediterranean cuisine”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“"Il bar" del quartiere, almeno per me. Il proprietario Spartaco e il suo staff sono sempre gentilissimi e sorridenti. Fanno un caffè buonissimo e lo consiglio anche per un pranzo veloce.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Sicilian Pastry and Icecream shop. They make express Cannoli with different fillings (ricotta, chocolate, pistacchio) and toppings (hazelnut, Pistacchio and chocolate chips..)”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Traditional roman cousin in a wonderful neighborhood and very easy to reach by metro A (stop CAVOUR).”
  • 6 locals recommend
Route
“fermata metro b Cavour, Autobus, Noleggio Auto-bici- scooter. Garare auto/moto”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“very close to home, a very quiet environment at the same time very popular with beautiful music and a wide choice of wines and liquors.”
  • 1 local recommends