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Parco di Colle Oppio

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Neglected piece of history

It could be one of the most interesting place to visit, at the heart of ancient Rome, but its degraded state and poor maintenance make it not worth a visit

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015

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Rome, Italy
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My former home. / Best place to relax in the Centro. Nero/Titus/Michelangelo. All have stories here.

Thank italiano-americano
Basel, Switzerland
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294 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 981 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just above the Colliseum it's a place where you could make a pick-nick around ruins of old Rome. Be careful however if you go there after the sunset as there are a lot of asylum seekers hanging around and some petty criminals. Could be kept better.

Thank JeanPaulBelmondo
Rome, Italy
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A unique view of Colosseum and archeological surroundings. Go there during the day light, since it is closed from sunset till dawn.

Thank Letipi
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129 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

It could be one of the most interesting place to visit, at the heart of ancient Rome, but its degraded state and poor maintenance make it not worth a visit

Thank 4is
Rome, Italy
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

a beautiful hide corner in rome with a beautiful view of the colosseum where you can find quite and relax after a big walk

Thank spaceball2
Rome, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is a lovely "green island" in the heart of Rome, if you are tired of the river of tourists around the Colosseum or the hot sunshine in busy Eternal City. You can walk nice grass walkways and rest under the shadow of large trees. Just behind the Colosseum, there the park starts you can find the Oppio Caffè (on... More 

Thank Ülle T
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

here you can feel the real taste of imperial rome: time is not existing anymore while walking through the gardens... then you find the colosseo!

Thank mau_e_vale_nel_mondo
Prague, Czech Republic
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We wanted to spend some time in the park to rest after walking around the city, but the park was a huge disappointment. It's unkept, the trash is everywhere, there are a lot of homeless and strange people. As soon as we saw the state of it, we just quickly walked across to get to the Colloseum, it's the only... More 

Thank NatyP9
Hope Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Its summer and the park is dry. The grass is overgrown and unkept. The park is littered with trash and dozens of homeless people, many who live here. It is the only place in Rome I have felt unsafe. The ruins on the high edge of the park are boarded up with high wire fences presumably to keep the indigent... More 

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Rome, Italy
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751 reviews
218 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Poor, abbandoned and even sometimes dangerous because of a lot of "strange" people hanging around. too bad.

Thank Romanbiker

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