What to see in the surroundings

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What to see in the surroundings

GONFALONE6 is a wonderful starting point for excursions on foot in the heart of Rome. It is located a few steps from historical via Giulia, with its unique 16th Century palazzos.

The castle of Saint Angelo
The castle of Saint Angelo

It rises close to Victor Emmanuel II bridge in lungotevere Castello. Originally it was much different from today's. Under emperor Aurelian it was strongly fortified, in the 11th century a tower was added and in 1277 it was occupied by the Pope who ad...

Piazza Navona
Piazza Navona

It is also one of the most frequented place in Rome: as a matter of fact, it is a meeting place both for tourist and Romans till late in the night thanks, also, to the numerous pubs, restaurants and piano-bars.

Campo dei fiori
Campo dei fiori

Campo de' Fior is a rectangular square near Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy, on the border of rione Parione and rione Regola. Campo de' Fiori, translated literally from Italian, means "field of flowers". The name was first given during the Middle Ages w...

Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere
Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere

It faces the square to which gives its name and represents the heart of one of the most typical quarters in Rome and the centre of the night life in Trastevere. In 1450 it was restored, by order of Nicola V, by the architect Bernardino Rossellini and...

Via Giulia
Via Giulia

Via Giulia was designed by Pope Julius II but the original plan was only partially carried out. This was the first attempt since Antiquity to pierce a new thoroughfare through the heart of Rome and the first European example since Antiquity of urban ...

The colosseum
The colosseum

The Coliseum rises among the Palatine hill, the Celian hill and the Oppian hill. Its construction was begun by emperor Vespasian and was completed by his son Titus in 80 A.D. At first, in the amphitheater, gladiatorial shows, consisting in fights to ...