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Monte Pincio

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Address: Piazzale Napoleone I | Viale dell'Obelisco, Rome, Italy
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Romantic view

From Piazza Del Popolo walk up the stairs, or alternatively enter the Gates of Queen Christina and enjoy a walk in Villa Borghese. Either way you get to the Pincio, the once upon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Tbilisi, Georgia
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From Piazza Del Popolo walk up the stairs, or alternatively enter the Gates of Queen Christina and enjoy a walk in Villa Borghese. Either way you get to the Pincio, the once upon a time jet set of XIX Century Roman aristocracy. Day time you see mostly kids skipping school to meet with their boyfriends and girlfriends, afternoons and evenings... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This view site is at the South West corner of the Gardens of Villa Borghese. It offers magnificent views over Rome and its skyline, including the dome of St Peter’s Basilica. Plan your trip so that you visit the gardens first, then wander to the Pincio and then down the steps to the Piazza del Popolo. From there you van... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel recommended we visit Monte Pincio. Our first attempt was during the early afternoon in mid 90s heat and humidity. Needless to say we chickened out. Two days later we went back in the evening. Even then it was warm enough that the climb was a bit rough, but the view from the top was worth it. I took... More 

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Babylon, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We climbed up the hill during a heat wave. We were about to bail, and then we got to the top. Wow! Great views. A park with interesting busts of all the "celebrities" of a bygone ear. Refreshing breezes, a swanky restaurant, busking musicians. A relief after an oppressively hot day traveling in Rome. Great photo op. Go near sunset.... More 

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Bodø, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This time, I did not sit down as I use to do (or in the Villa Borghese, just next to it), but brought my nephew to show him the roofs of Rome just before sunset. A gem for photographers, I just like to look out on the roofs and enjoy, trying to keep the picture in my memory only.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Stop for a few minutes if you are going into or out of the gardens. This is a good place to view Piazza del Popolo. You can see most of the city, including St. Peter’s.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

If you have the patience to climb this little Hill, you will be rewarded by one of the most beautiful and romantical views of the whole city of Rome.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Pincio is reached by some rather steep paths and steps from Piazza del Popolo. It's well worth the climb - even though you will get accosted by some 'Roman centurions' . They will pose for photos with you - then expect a fee. The views over Rome are wonderful and you can walk a bit further and descend via the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Beside both the Piazza del Popolo and Villa Borghese this is lovely place to stop and take in some great views of Rome. The walk up is a little steep but not difficult. If you're looking for something free to do or a nice walk I'd recommend visiting the piazza walking up Monte Pinco and exploring the Villa Borghese. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

a rather steep way up (there are bus stops too, if needed) great views of Saint Peter's and lots more close to a quiet green area

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