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Nice walk and rest stop

Lovely grass walkways and rest spots under large cool trees. Nice route when walking through this part of town, with no selfie stick resellers!

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Lovely grass walkways and rest spots under large cool trees. Nice route when walking through this part of town, with no selfie stick resellers!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Considering the importance of this site (Nero's Palace followed by public baths) its disappointing to see it in its current state. The park feels very unsafe and I'm gobsmacked the Eyewitness Guide to Rome guides visitors through it. It's full of homeless who congregate here to rest with the surrounding fences covered in their washed clothes. To top it off... More 

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Is it really a park? Uhm, there was grass and trees. And hundreds of homeless guys! They are sleeping everywhere. They have laundry drying on the fences. Not a nice park at all.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

.. But the cafe/ kiosk on the corner away from colosseum in worth seeing. Nice place to sit and enjoy a beer or two, service ia excelent.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This is such a lovely location in Rome but at a glance, common sense dictates that it's not prudent to linger--and especially not after nightfall. So near the Colosseum, it is almost impossible to conceive that this wonderful park could be such an unsavory place to spend any time. If you're here, enjoy the surroundings but above all, be careful.

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Heemstede
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

The park itself is not very interesting, small kiosk to get a cappucino on sunny days. The nice view on the Colloseum is the best part of the parc. In evening and after sunset no safe place to go.

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Fort McMurray
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This park over the years continues to degrade. This is unfortunate as it could be one of the best parks in Rome. The park now seems to have become an uncontrolled dog park and if full of dog excrement even though the local children still play there. From what I seen it also seems the the local police have given... More 

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roma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The area is not safe after dawn. The Domus aurea is nearby/underneath and is worth a stroll: the whole area is worth walking through.

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Rome, Italy
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

the view is nice , but the park is very dirty. in the evenings it isnt safe, there's a lot of drug dealing.with all that Rome offers, i wouldn't waiste my time going there unless you happen to be there for other reasons....t

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

We stayed in the hotel next door and our room looked out onto the park. We thought this would be great for our 2 year old during our stay in Rome. We were very disappointed, homeless people are sleeping throughout the park on benches etc. The playground was covered with graffiti. The park it self was big and walking through... More 

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