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Aventine Hill

Via di Santa Sabina, Rome, Italy
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Ranked #29 of 777 Attractions in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Outdoors
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

For a few moments of looking through the keyhole almost transports you to somewhere in a fantasy world is it an optical illusion are you I watching a fantasy film it is truly magical and very moving

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The aventine Hill is one of the seven roman hills (where you can include the pallantine hill). Nowadays it ia a modern part of Rome.

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Turku, Finland
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Getting tired of the noise and hassle in downtown Rome? Get up on Aventine Hill and relax. Coming from downtown area there is a pleasant walking path leading to the hill. You first pass the Parco Savello, that I recommend to leave as the last place to see. Next door is one of the oldest churches in Rome, Basilica of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

It's a hike up the hill and is only a tiny garden but the views are amazing and there are hardly any tourist up there!!! Well worth a trip!

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Nelson, New Zealand
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We visited the Aventine Hill several times. A highlight is the keyhole view of St Peters dome, which brought tears to my eyes the first time I saw it. Well worth a visit.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The Aventine may not be the most famous of Rome's 7 hills, but it is the loveliest (and the quietest). There are several wonderful churches lining the crest (S. Anselmo, S. Sabina, S. Alessio etc.). Best of all is a small public park offering one of the finest vistas overlooking the historic city center.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

For a very nice view of Rome, go to Aventine Hill. Closest Metro is Circo Massimo. As you take Via di Santa Sabina, you will first pass Portale della Villa Balestra on your right (their hours are Oct. - Feb 07:00 – 18:00; April – August, 07:00 – 20:00; March and September: 07 – 20:00). Go into this beautiful park,... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Yes, very hilly as you guessed. Please wear a comfortable pair of shoes. Many tourists there are in older generations so they do not move that fast. Please pay attention to them - no one wants to see anyone gets hurt. Also the WCs are dirty - please go to somewhere else first...really.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

One of the oldest...on the top of Aventino...simple and beautiful. Aventino is a most desirable neighborhood to live in...visit and see why.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This spot is not only entrenched with rich history but offers the visitor a great view of the city through the keyhole. It's particularly nice in the evening when you can see Rome illuminated. The citrus gardens are also a delight.

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