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Villa Celimontana

87 locals recommend ·

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Marco
Marco
January 06, 2019
Amazing site close to Colosseum
Federico Eugenio
Federico Eugenio
August 22, 2018
Sixteenth-century villa that remembers the landscape of the largest park of Villa Pamphilj. Wonderful to rest while staying near the Colosseum and the Circus Maximus. With a little luck you might even know the very nice turtles that live there!
Patrizia
Patrizia
August 01, 2018
Nice Villa at just at few meters!
Luca &Friends
Luca &Friends
July 12, 2018
Municipal park 16th century villa and public park on the Celio hill with a famous obelisk in the garden.
Gianluca & Chiara
Gianluca & Chiara
July 02, 2018
Historical garden, nice to walk in and play around, have a picnic and relax. At the bottom there is a big playground!

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“The hill was the seat of one of the villages from which Rome was built, and the memory of this sort of civil nobility was still alive in the Republican era, according to an inscription found at the Sette Sale, at the Baths of Trajan, which mentions the restoration of the sacellum compitale done at the expense of the inhabitants (de pecunia montanorum)]. In the Augustan subdivision of the city, Mons Oppius was included in Regio III, called Isis et Serapis from the great temple that stood on its south-eastern slopes, between today's Via Labicana and Via Merulana. Already home (in the direction of the Vicus Suburanus) of the Portico of Livia, the height was occupied in the Neronian era by the Domus aurea and by the subsequent Terme di Tito and Traiano. In the Christian era, the Titulus Eudoxiae (today's San Pietro in Vincoli) and the Titulus Equitii (now San Martino ai Monti) settled there. Today it belongs to the Monti district, of which it is the green lung, and is between Via Labicana, via degli Annibaldi, via Cavour, via Giovanni Lanza, via Merulana. The surrounding streets were intensely built between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, while the archaeological emergencies (as far as they remained, at least from the plundering) were included in the vast Parco del Colle Oppio, which descends towards the Colosseum valley.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Domus Aurea (Latin, "Golden House") was a vast landscaped palace built by the Emperor Nero in the heart of ancient Rome after the great fire in 64 AD had destroyed a large part of the city and the aristocratic villas on the Palatine Hill.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Church
“Archaeologically speaking, the structure is a three-tiered complex of buildings: Middle Ages - Mithraeum - Foundations of republican era villa. Very interesting and unique place.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Border Crossing
“It is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Rome in the city of Rome and serves as the seat of the Roman Pontiff.”
  • 280 locals recommend
Restaurant
“After visiting Colosseum you need a rest! Best food in a quite side street facing the Divo Claudio Temple ruins!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Location
Roma, Lazio 00184
Phone+39 06 0606