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Piramide Cestia

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Piramide Cestia

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Via Raffaele Persichetti, 00153 Rome Italy
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PiramideRome Metro2 min
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L3K wrote a review Mar 2020
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom1,699 contributions278 helpful votes
Like many of the minor sights of Rome, this is worth a quick look if you find yourself nearby, but it's not worth making a special journey. It was built as a tomb during a time when all things Egyptian were fashionable, and has since been incorporated into the city walls. It's
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Marko M wrote a review Mar 2020
Hollola, Finland263 contributions16 helpful votes
Pyramid is a tomb for Gaius Cestius and it has been built about 18-12 BC. It isn't huge, but still worth to see. It's easy to reach with subway, because it's located just couple of hundreds metres outside of Piramide station (B line).
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Malgorzata wrote a review Feb 2020
5,092 contributions233 helpful votes
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It is located near Porta San Paolo. It was built as a grave for Gaius Cestius. The pyramid unexpectedly appears at one of the main squares of Rome and can surprise many tourists. It is 36.40 m high, 30 m square base per side.It was built around 12 BC. It is picturesquely
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Calle K wrote a review Feb 2020
Hong Kong, China1,631 contributions166 helpful votes
It is easily walkable from the mouth of truth to here. Or there is a bus station just opposite, the pyramid is very beautiful in all its perfectness and also pretty by the city wall. Take your time to visit!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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ROCruiser wrote a review Dec 2019
Claremont, California4,439 contributions323 helpful votes
Standing right outside of the Porto S. Paolo train station was a surprising sight to see in Rome. Of all the historical structures around the different parts of Rome, this Egyptian pyramid makes for a very different adventure.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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