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Profondo Rosso Store

Via Dei Gracchi 260, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 321 1395
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a horror must

Part book shop part fancy dress shop, there's nothing THAT special about Profondo Rosso as a store... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
batwife13
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Somerset, United Kingdom
The place to be for Giallo/Argento fans

I heard about this place and wanted to visit since I'm 15yo. 25 years later, finally I'm here. Many... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Jerome J
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Via Dei Gracchi 260, 00192 Rome, Italy
Prati
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Part book shop part fancy dress shop, there's nothing THAT special about Profondo Rosso as a store compared to other fancy dress outlets. But the real gem is the basement, a dark dungeon with props from Dario Argento movies that is quite creepy if you...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I heard about this place and wanted to visit since I'm 15yo. 25 years later, finally I'm here. Many books get your attention as soon as you get in, all what you come for : giallo, Argento, Italian horror and legendary names (Fulci, Bava, etc)....More

Thank Jerome J
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice place for any giallo / horror movies fans. Full of good stuff, the museum is also cool and you can see many things from the movies of Dario Argento and other movies. And the cherry on the cake was to meet Mr Cozzi...More

Thank Giallo01
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We walked from our hotel at the Pantheon, a lovely walk by the river. Easy to find. We were welcomed went entered. The museum itself was fantastic, my wife who I admit was dubious loved it too. If you are a fan of Italian horror...More

Thank BJGrant
Reviewed 19 April 2017

What an interesting shop and what a disappointing museum! Actually I went there to see this "horror museum". Maybe my expectations were too high. But the EUR 5 could have been spent better. There is hardly anything exciting down in the cellar. This premise is...More

Thank dogadoga
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This wonderful shop is small but it is crammed with fantastic books, t shirts, posters, models and DVD's that any lover of Italian horror and giallo will love. Downstairs is the Dario Argento museum with about 10 exhibits featuring props from Argento's films. Best of...More

Thank MattoftheSpurs
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

If your a fan of Argento, Cozzi, Fulci, Bava or just Italian horror films in general, make sure this store (situated on Via dei Gracchi, very close to Lepanto metro station) is on your bucket list should you visit Rome! The shop also features the...More

Thank Robbie701
Reviewed 5 November 2016

If you are into Italian cinema and Italian horror movies, you probably know about this place already. If not, it's a definite must, not far from Via Cola di Rienzo. The place was founded by Argento himself in the late 1980s and has a small...More

Thank Thunderberg
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the Profondo Rosso store on our trip, mainly because my husband wanted to go! It was €5 each to go in, which was an increase of €2 since we did our research. There were some interesting (and creepy!) original props there and some...More

Thank katiepoxson
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Originally opened in 1989 by renowned Italian horror director Dario Argento, Rome's 'little shop of horrors' is now run by the wonderful Luigi Cozzi (director of 'Starcrash', 'Contamination', 'Hercules') and his beautiful partner Letizia, both of whom will welcome you with open arms to their...More

Thank Robbie701
Nearby
Prati
Just steps away from the chaos of the centre, Prati is
the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in
a neat grid, quite unlike neighbouring Borgo, Prati is
a local favourite for its aesthetic organisation and
wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every
shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and
gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but
that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets,
...More
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