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Priorato dei Cavalieri di Malta

Piazza Cavalieri di Malta | Colle Aventino, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 577 9193
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3-hour Private Rome Sightseeing Tour in a Classic FIAT 500
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“key hole” (27 reviews)
“aventine hill” (16 reviews)
“keyhole view” (13 reviews)
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Piazza Cavalieri di Malta | Colle Aventino, 00153 Rome, Italy
Aventine
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+39 06 577 9193
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"key hole"
in 27 reviews
"aventine hill"
in 16 reviews
"keyhole view"
in 13 reviews
"orange garden"
in 7 reviews
"secret keyhole"
in 4 reviews
"dome of st"
in 5 reviews
"large green door"
in 3 reviews
"unique view"
in 3 reviews
"santa sabina"
in 4 reviews
"naked eye"
in 2 reviews
"circo massimo"
in 5 reviews
"peter's basilica"
in 11 reviews
"short queue"
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"walk up"
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"spectacular sight"
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"usual tourist"
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"circus maximus"
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

When you see through this keyhole, you will find a perfect alignement of San Pietro Basilica. It is doable by day or by night. If you're around, it's definitely worth checking it and waiting in "a quick moving" line. If not, plan some other attractions...More

Thank Christelle E
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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Hard to capture in a photo but the view through the keyhole with the naked eye is perfectly framed. Even if there is a line up it is worth the wait as the line moves pretty quickly. Also a handy (but overpriced) snack cart set...More

Thank CanuckTraveller345
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Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Once you are on the Aventin Hill, find gorgeous Giardino Degli Aranci - Orange Garden - with an amazing view. Then go a bit further and you will see a queue at the big door - this is it. Look through the keyhole and you...More

Thank Ewa S
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

This experience is definitely a do not miss! I did not know about it until the tour guide from Walks of Italy took us as part of the "hidden gems of Rome." Through this little key hole, you will see the Knights of Malta property...More

Thank Karin W
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

After spending an afternoon in the Giardino degli Aranci we walked up to find the door, saw the line and took our places. What a perfect view! I could not get my camera or iPhone to focus so was only able to get a mental...More

Thank MaruSanchez
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

We hadn't heard of this place and were taken there on a tour from Angel Tours (Eco Tour). We were not told what we would see and just to get in line and wait for a turn to have a look through the key hole....More

Thank JennyM639
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Reviewed April 9, 2017

Make the trip from Piazzale Ugo la Maifa via the Avetine to the villa, now closed to the public and those who sneak a peek through the keyhole in the large doors barring your entrance will be rewarded with a unique vista, available only from...More

Thank David W
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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Rome on sunday evening. Shared a taxi with a great american guy. After talking all the way from the airport this guy not only paid for our fare but for a quick tour of city. He took us down a street then stopped...More

Thank chrismc43
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Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Just got off the plane and jumped into a taxi with another gentleman who paid our fair too yes omg. Then our taxi driver took us for a quick sight seeing tour and because it was quite late it was dark so rome looked beautiful....More

Thank Queensmot
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

My husband and I were staying in the San Anselmo/Aventine area, and loved walking the neighborhoods. We walked up on the hill, through the Orange Garden, looked out over Rome and the Tiber River, slipped in and out of Santa Maria del Priorato - incredible....More

Thank mhumesky
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ChrisH2311
September 10, 2017|
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Response from kuzak | Reviewed this property |
No visits to the garden are allowed. I would also have liked to visit. But go down the road Santa Sabina towards Circus Maximus. Just next to the Basicila di Santa Sabina is the Garden of Oranges. There is a panoramic view... More
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engie54
September 6, 2015|
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Response from 671PandH | Reviewed this property |
Also unclear as to question.... It's probably MUCH too long a walk from Piazza Navona. It wouldn't be so far from Circo Massimo / Circus Maximus, though. Maybe you should consult a map. ;) Did you know that Google Maps can... More
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