Rome - San Giovanni & Testaccio (PDF Chapter)
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
- be overawed by the colossal remnants of Terme di Caracalla, a vast baths complex
- 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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