Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Few things you should know about Monteverde in Rome

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Above the breathtaking Janiculum hill, you find Monteverde, Rome’s common "getaway" neighborhood, very much sought after for its parks and green. Rome's largest urban park, Villa Pamphili, is the area's centerpiece where you can find low costs food and accommodations and peace and quiet. Monteverde is simply far enough from the heavy traffic and congestion you want avoid on a Roman vacation however, close enough to the historical center to experience the unique beauty of Rome.  This family-oriented quarter is like a well earned stroll in the park.


Monteverde is typically divided in 2 components, Monteverde Vecchio, a largely early twentieth century neighbourhood of stately villas, and Monteverde Nuovo, most of that consists of semi-high rises buildings made within the last half of the twentieth century.

The star attraction is Villa Doria Pamphili formerly possession of the Pamphili family, currently, however is a public park, the most important in Rome.

Both the American University of Rome and the American Academy in Rome are in Monteverde.

You will, of course, need to explore the historic center of Rome. That can be done from Monteverde efficient public transport network. Tram line 8, Rome's newest over ground train, runs, every 3 minutes, the Circonvallazione Gianicolense to Piazza Venezia, passing via Trastevere, Campo de Fiori and the Jews quarter. The journey to Piazza Venezia takes about 20 minutes. From there you can easily reach St. Peter's Church, the Colosseum and the Roman Forum just to name few attractions.

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