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Sep 22, 2019
“Beautiful square, extreme queue”
Mar 26, 2019
“Worth the wait”
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Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta, Rome, Italy
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Square is very nice, not big, around are churches and the palace of the Malta convent. There is a keyhole on the square that allows you to see directly the dome of the St. Peter's Basilica, but the queue to it is to long. Around 30 minutes waiting. Instead go to the gardens
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I was told specifically to visit here but not too look it up beforehand so as not to give it away. But when I got to the top of the hill and heard my wife utter "it's literally a keyhole with people queuing to peer through" I laughed. And once you get there you can truly
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We stood in a queue for a while to see the view through the keyhole of St Peter's Basilica. It's a lovely view, but my photos weren't very good. You probably need a decent camera.
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If you hate fighting the crowds and want a private, unobstructed view of Rome’s most famous dome, head up to Piazza Knights of Malta on Aventine Hill. From here, you can peak through the keyhole in the large door for a unique view of St. Peter’s Basilica. Visiting during the day
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Avaimenreikää varten joutuu nousemaan yhdelle Rooman kukkuloista, hyvin todennäköisesti joutuu odottamaan 15 minuuttia jonossa, kun kaikki halukkaat kuvaavat (yrittävät kuvata) ja kurkistavat avaimenreiästä. Todella kaunis näkymä! You have to climg to one of the hills. Be
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Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is
Rome’s oasis. A neighborhood made up of a patchwork of
ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and
embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the
vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around
the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of
surprises like the clever little keyhole at the
Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find
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