Castro Pretorio is the 18th rione of Rome. Most of this district is situated directly north of the main railway station Roma Termini. The main attractions are the Santa Maria degli Angeli Church and two seats of the Museo Nazionale Romano.Continue reading “Castro Pretorio District Rome”
The name of the 20th quartiere of Rome is Ardeatino. It is located between the Via Cristoforo Colombo and the Via Laurentina in the east and the Via di Vigna Murata in the south.
Ardeatino District Rome (Quartiere
The Ardeatino district is named after the street of the same name that runs straight through the area. It is along this street that several of the district’s main attractions can be found.
Important tourist attractions in Ardeatino are the Church of Saint Sebastian Outside the Walls and the Abbazia delle Tre Fontane.
The Catacombs of Domitilla are also to be found in the area.
A big part of the quartiere is taken up by the Parco Regionale dell’Appia Antica.
Quartiere Ardeatino – Rome (Q. XX)
The Ludovisi district is the 16th rione of Rome. Its main point of interest is one of Rome‘s richest streets, the Via Veneto. The Via Veneto is characterized by a number of enormous palazzi, amongst which the extremely prestigious Palazzo Piombino Margherita, seat of the American Embassy. The Via Veneto thanks its fame especially to the movie Dolce Vita.Continue reading “Ludovisi District Rome”
Rome‘s 17th quartiere is called Trieste and is located more or less between the Via Nomentana, the Via Salaria and the Villa Ada park north east of the center of the Eternal City. Its main tourist attractions are the fairy-tale neighbourhood of Coppedé and the Catacomb of Priscilla.Continue reading “Trieste District Rome (Quartiere XVII)”
Nomentano is the name of Rome‘s 5th quartiere. It is located to the north of the historical centre and includes the La Sapienza University. The district is located east of the Via Nomentana and west of the Via Tiburtina. Its main tourist attraction is the Villa Torlonia, a biggish park with a number of small museums.Continue reading “Nomentano District Rome”
The district Sallustiano is Rome’s 17th rione and was named for the Gardens of Sallust (Horti Sallustiani). These are former gardens that had been commissioned by Gaio Sallustio Crispo, a historian and senator of the Roman Republic. Continue reading “Sallustiano district Rome (R. XVII)”
Rome’s 26th quartiere is called Appio Pignatelli. The name refers to the Via Appia and to an influential family by the name of Pignatelli.
Appio Pignatelli District Rome
The district is situated in the south eastern part of the city and has little to offer for tourists.
Rome’s oldest and most venerable golf club is located in Appio Pignatelli. The Circolo del Golf di Roma Acquasanta was founded by members of the British Consulate in the year 1903.