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Colle del Gianicolo, Rome

4.7
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Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Lookout
Look over the rooftops of Rome at Colle del Gianicolo, set on a hill that extends all the way to the Basilica of St. Peter. You'll be high enough to see the major monuments and smaller side streets. Every day at noon a single cannon announces midday from the hill. For a preview of your visit, watch the opening scene of the film "The Great Beauty," which shows the attraction in all its glory. To visit Colle del Gianicolo and get the most from your holiday in Rome, create itinerary details personal to you using our Rome day trip planner.
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  • You can walk to the Gianicolo from the Vatican all up hill but well worth it. You can also take a bus. The views are absolutely spectacular. You can see right across the city picking out the famous...  more »
  • Every day at noon, the canon fires (blancs of course) across the city a tradition since 1847, on the order of Pope Pius IX. In addition to a spectacular view there is an interesting park with the...  more »
  • We had a great stay at the Hotel nice room with great bathroom and a view from every window, Hotel is surrounded by a very nice garden where you can sit outside on the backside of the Hotel a...  more »

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