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Travel like a Local – Rome (Italy)



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5 Places Locals love in Rome, not the usual tourist attractions!

1. Giardino degli aranci and Buco della serratura

Also known as Parco Savello, the Orange Garden is one of the places where the Oscar-awarded movie “The Great Beauty” was shot: the panorama from here is absolutely magnificent. Close by there is the Knights of Malta palace with a very big door: don’t knock but look inside the keyhole! This is the trump card for Roman guys to impress a girl.

Giardino degli aranci

 

2. Roseto Comunale

Whether you are looking for a romantic spot or a place to relax, you can’t miss Roseto Comunale, blooming with roses from all over the world. Even if you are not in your romantic mood nor a botany lover, you will for sure fall in love with the spectacular view of Circo Massimo and Palatino.

roseto

 

3. Chiesa di San Luigi dei Francesi

Rome has a huge number of wonderful churches. The risk is that, among all this beauty, you can miss the opportunity to see (for free) some of the biggest masterpieces of a guy called Caravaggio…

Chiesa di San Luigi dei Francesi

 

4. Quartiere Coppedè

26 buildings and 17 villas built between 1913 and 1926 by the architect Gino Coppedè who realized this bizarre mixture of different styles.

Quartiere Coppedé

 

5. Pastificio

Fresh made traditional pasta and street food are two very distant planets… Not here though! Close to the Spanish Steps, the Pastificio is the best place for some good and cheap fresh made pasta to take away.

Pastificio

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