This area has been frequented by the Jewish community since the year 1000, thus the name "ghetto." It is full of ... More
This area has been frequented by the Jewish community since the year 1000, thus the name "ghetto." It is full of archeological remains, dating to the medieval period and earlier. The significant monuments that can be seen include Octavia's Portico, built by Augustus for his sister, now incorporating the church of Sant'Angelo in Pescheria. Cola di Rienzo was born in this area, and a plaque marks his birthplace in what was once Via della Fiumara. The Synagogue, with its square dome, is very different from the surrounding Roman city architecture, and on the wall of the riverside street there are slabs with inscriptions commemorating the death of the Jews in the Nazi concentration camps and at the Fosse Ardeatine .
This national French church holds the tombs of many famous French people. Caravaggio is one artist who features in this
beautiful Renaissance church. There is a wooden pulpit with painted panels, fairly unusual for Roman churches; the façade was ...
Renowned for being on of the best tearooms in the city, Il Giardino dei Ciliegi houses over 140 varieties of
teas from around the globe. Contemporary decor with the theme of sophistication running throughout, this place offers a chic ...
Via di San Pancrazio leads to a wide area known as Largo Giugno 1849. The Aurelia Antica begins here. There
is an entranceway next to an old Baroque villa, which takes you to the Doria Pamphilj Villa. The Baroque ...