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Roseto Comunale

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Address: Via di Valle Murcia, 6/7 | Aventino, Rome, Italy
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+39 06 574 6810

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Ver beautiful gardens in Rome

Visited Rome in May 2012. Our driver to our bnb pointed out the gardens en route. We never made it in the first couple days. Then we had a tour of Italy to go on. When we got... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Visited Rome in May 2012. Our driver to our bnb pointed out the gardens en route. We never made it in the first couple days. Then we had a tour of Italy to go on. When we got back to Rome, we took the metro to the coliseum because we remembered we had seen the hilltop gardens by there when... More 

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Perchtoldsdorf, Österreich
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Rome`s communal rose gardens, a 100.000 square foot area, opens every spring to Rome`s locals and visitors; beautiful roses in every color are tended by Antonello Santell and his staff of gardeners. Here you can admire over 1.100 species of colorful roses and last not least the Belle Portuguese oldest bush with posted on a thick stam. Shaded by umbrella... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

The roseto is on the Aventino just opposite the Palatino across from the Circo Massimo and not too far from the Bocca della Veritá. It is easily reachable by public transport and plenty of parking nearby. Thousands of beautiful roses, nice walk around. Maybe more apt for people into flowers but overall a good complementary site to see in Rome.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Surely, it's one of the most rewarding nature experience in Rome. Hundreds of rose varieties in one place is something unbelievable. Extended opening times (daily from 8.30 a.m. till 7.30 p.m.), free entry and even the possibility to walk on grass to better observe (and smell) the roses - what else one needs for perfect joy? Opening season for 2016... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

If you are near Circus Maximus, walk over and enjoy a few moments to ahhh.... smell the roses. It really is a pretty garden, with ruins giving it a nice backdrop. It is also very close to the orange garden (up the hill) and the Knights of Malta keyhole. Worth a look if you have the time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Had no idea this place existed.... Will now recommend it to everyone & definitely return with family & friends!! A beautiful garden filled with many different roses - different shapes and sizes from all over the world! The perfume of the roses as one enters the garden is refreshing! I would suggest to go on a cooler day as there... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Rome's Rose Garden is open for a brief period each spring. and it is beautiful and well worth visiting. Very popular with Roman families. The roses are gorgeous. Sadly, the garden was once a Jewish cemetery that was destroyed by Mussolini during one of his building sprees, when ancient places were bulldozed to make straight new streets. Today, part of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

As said by other reviewers this is a free public garden and is across the road from the Circus Maximus. There are formal rose displays in grass beds and long pergolas with climbing roses. There are a lot of roses on display. Some are older varieties and some quite modern. It is a lovely peaceful place to have a break... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

A wonderful couple of hours spent viewing the Roseto (Rose Garden) situated on the Aventino hill in front of the Circo Massimo. Entry is free and you can sign up for a free guided tour. Annual judging of the best roses happen around 21/22nd May. our guide was very informative and explained the origins of the Rose Garden and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

A small park with the nicest Roses of Rome, superb to see in May, the fragrance of more as 1000 differant sorts is heavenly, but only if you have a heart for flowers, and overall the roses, flowers of love.

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Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is Rome’s oasis. A neighbourhood made up of a patchwork of ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of surprises like the clever little keyhole at the Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find a line) along with Parco Savello (Giardino degli Aranci) next to the ancient Santa Sabina church. Keep your eyes on the 1960s architecture, several modern buildings are built atop Rome’s original 4th century BC wall.
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