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Monte Pincio

#54 of 1,396 things to do in Rome
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Address: Piazzale Napoleone I | Viale dell'Obelisco, Rome, Italy
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Great city view at sunset

Great city view! Definitely a good place to visit and see the layout of Rome. You can see the amazing city planning when you stand at the center of Pincio: the Obelisk and Via... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great city view! Definitely a good place to visit and see the layout of Rome. You can see the amazing city planning when you stand at the center of Pincio: the Obelisk and Via Ferdinando di Savoia line up perfectly and go directly towards the Vatican. Recommend coming here towards sunset for a beautiful view of the city at golden... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great walk from the Borghese gallery to the exit. Great views. Amazing Pincio hydraulic waterclock along the way in a very unique setting in the midst of a small pond. Clock is mounted in a small tower with pillars imitating tree trunks. Really blends in with the surrounding. Quite an intriquing apparatus when it was first install in the late... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We actually reached this pebble- laden expanse by accident while trying to get out of Villa Borghese. Just as well, as we got a terrific view of Rome from here.The piazza Del Popolo looks fabulous from the terrace. We saw people go down from the terrace to the Del Popolo but could not find the way ourself.We therefore walked to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is garden with excellent view of the popolo piazza and the city. There are really beautiful sculptures in the piazza and a lot of good cafe's for really good coffee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reached Monte Pincio by climbing the steps from Piazza Del Popolo. The view is amazing of all the rooftops of Rome and you can see St Peters Square clearly on a sunny day. We did a tourist train that cost 3 euros and took you all around the park and the driver stopped at all the sights so you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you've been to the Galleria Borghese or perhaps the Spanish Steps, you'll be in a high position overlooking the city - and this is the place to come to get a really good view and take some great photos, before you descend once again to the Piazza Del Popolo. There are a number of vantage points to select from,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

A nice viewpoint (not only on Piazza del Popolo, but the skyline of Rome and Vatican City as well). Less crowds. A nice park. Nice in Rome terms of course, many other cities would love to have a spot like that.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

From Piazza di Espana, i walk to Pinci Park, one of the nicest parks in Rome with a splendid vue to the piazza del Poppolo, view over Rome to the Vatican; I like very much pincio gardens, for spent an afternoon in the sun; Near the Villa Viladier, nice pads, fringed with dilapidated bust of classical heroes of Italy, plenty... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

From this place you can see Rome in a different way. After a lot of stairs from de Popolo square, you can arrive at Pincio. Take some fresh air and observe a great view of the city. After this contemplation, you keep walking to the Villa Borguese.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We made our way here towards the end of a long, grey, rainy day and having walked through the striking Piazza del Popolo which had already lifted our spirits, we were then blown away by the incredible views over this most beautiful city.

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