Rome - San Giovanni &  Testaccio  (PDF Chapter)

Rome - San Giovanni & Testaccio (PDF Chapter)

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This is the San Giovanni & Testaccio chapter from Lonely Planet’s Rome guide-book.

Encompassing two of Rome’s seven hills, this sweeping, multifaceted area offers everything from medieval churches and ancient ruins to colourful markets and popular trattorias. Its best-known drawcards are the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Terme di Caracalla.

  • face up to the monumental splendour of Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, once Rome’s most important church
  • maps
  • be overawed by the colossal remnants of Terme di Caracalla, a vast baths complex
  • transport
  • look through the unmarked keyhole at Villa del Priorato di Malta to take in a magical view of the dome crowning St Peter’s Basilica
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.

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