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Pincio Gardens (Monte Pincio)

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Address: Piazzale Napoleone I and Viale dell'Obelisco, Rome, Italy
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The gardens I long to see again.

I'm from Rome, but have recently moved to the U.S. after marrying my wonderful husband. Surprisingly, among all the beautiful places I kept returning to or discovered with every... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Given the reviews I was a little disappointed in the gardens. I agree the views are stunning, but the gardens are more of a park. There was a lot of litter which distracted from the trees and surroundings. Also you need to keep a watchful eye open for Segways, bikes and golf carts zooming all over the place. I must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I'm from Rome, but have recently moved to the U.S. after marrying my wonderful husband. Surprisingly, among all the beautiful places I kept returning to or discovered with every walk I took while in the Eternal City, this is - shame on me - the one area I never really made the point to explore. I confess I did it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a wonderful park. We started at Piazza del Popolo for wonderful views and then meandered through the park to Villa Borghese . There were queues at the Villa so we did not go in ( warning you need a ticket to use the toilet facilities). On our way we past a replica of Shakespeare's Globe built at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Myself and my wife decided to use this route to get to Harry's Bar. The trees provide lots of shade and there are fountains galore to look at, there's also a water clock. The gardens are a must see delight for anyone coming to Rome. The gardens are huge with what must be hundreds of busts of famous people. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Enjoyed walking along the statue-lined avenues of these gardens. Piazza Napoleone gives a terraced area from which you can see across the city as far as St Peter's and beyond. Cafes, refreshment kiosks and toilets available. Short walk from the Spanish Steps.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We called after a wonderful visit to the gallery. It was quite busy but managed to get some great pictures. It was a little spoiled by sellers and someone playing loud music but worth it for the views. Easy walk back down to the Metro.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a wonderful place to look over the Spanish Steps. Further on, you look over Piazza del Popolo. There lotsof people at the Spanish Steps end but the further you go the quieter it gets. I went with my friends and felt safe and secure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Pincio Gardens on Monte Pincio are 16½ acres that are criss-crossed by shady paths and avenues lined with 228 marble busts of famous Italians. Unfortunately many of the busts have been vandalized and defaced, either by graffiti or by having their heads or battered, or both. But it’s still interesting to walk through the Gardens to see the various... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Go upstairs from Piazza del Popolo in order to admire the view of Rome and Batican... Your eye flies over Rome and you can see even St Peter. Is is easy to reach the park from Piazza del Popolo. Metro station Flaminio is very close. Villa Borghese is nearby and you can combine the two sightseeings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is another spot in Rome from where, as a tourist, you can have a wonderful view to Rome. When I usually go here, I prefer to walk up from Piazza del Popolo. Flaminio metro station is very close.

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Address: Address: Piazzale Napoleone I and Viale dell'Obelisco, Rome, Italy
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