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Piazzale Garibaldi

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Address: Piazzale Giuseppe Garibaldi, 00165 Rome, Italy
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Visit this place just before sunset...

Little vendors are up at the hilltop... Get here before sunset on a clear day. Grab a coffee or wine and sit to watch the sun change the views of Rome. Lovely park and lovely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
Flat Rock, Michigan
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Flat Rock, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Little vendors are up at the hilltop... Get here before sunset on a clear day. Grab a coffee or wine and sit to watch the sun change the views of Rome. Lovely park and lovely place to sit and unwind before a late dinner.

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Malia, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Beautiful place and the monument of Garibaldi makes it more beautiful and more interesting.I would like to go there again.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Impressive statue and a great view of Rome, unfortunately much of the view is spoilt by the green growth. Not just mature trees but undergrowth that has got out of hand. Needs some attention to free up the views all round.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I got up there from Piazza di San Pietro via Passeggiata del Gianicolo 30 minutes before the daily cannon shot at noon, a tradition going back to 1904 on the Belvedere del Gianicolo. It was a pretty long walk, which seemed longer than 1 hour, but it's worth it. We took our time passing by the Belvedere... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Sure, it's a bit of a walk up the Janiculum Hill (or you could bus up), but it's an interesting walk if you start at the Travestere end and the view is brilliant!

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Elkins, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

When in Trastesvere (and don't miss that), this is a nice walk up to the Piazzale. There are many vistas overlooking Rome and a lovely fountain on the way.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Located at the top of Janiculum Hill, Piazzale Garibaldi is often overlooked, set apart from the Vatican and major archaeological attractions around Palatine and Aventine. This is a shame because once you've made the climb, you are rewarded with a stunning eastward view across Rome quite different to the usual skylines, and on a clear day will be able to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Worth visiting if only for the views over the city - I'd suggest walking up through Trastevere which is a really interesting area with lots of cafes, restaurants and quirky arty shops. From there it's a steep climb up the hill and into the park to the Garibaldi monument.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

It is a beautiful walk high above the City of Rome and the Botanical Gardens. Great for a relaxing afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Get up there from Trastevere. Don't take a taxi, you'll miss half the wonders on the way. It's a pretty steep climb, and it will seem longer than it really is, but it's worth it. All of it. Oh, and, by the way, that building with a huge wrought iron gate guarded by the smirking Italian soldier is one of... More 

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Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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