Botanical Gardens is located in Gianicolo, an area widely regarded as walkable and relaxing. You'll find a number of choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops here. The gardens and parks showcase the area's natural beauty. Book a hotel near Botanical Gardens, and then start exploring all the attractions in and around Rome.
More to see near Botanical Gardens
While out visiting Botanical Gardens, you can enjoy some other sightseeing in Gianicolo. Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. The monuments and historic sites offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement.
You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Villa Doria Pamphili, Passeggiata del Gianicolo, or Botanical Gardens. Surround yourself with nature at Villa Chigi Park. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Porta Portese Market, Campo de' Fiori Market, and Galleria Alberto Sordi.
Stroll the halls at Montemartini Museum, Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Corsini, or Crypta Balbi. At Paul VI Audience Hall, Teatro Argentina, and Valley Theater, you'll learn about local culture. Swing by Santa Maria in Trastevere, Villa Farnesina, and Santa Cecilia in Trastevere to learn about local history. Fontana dell'Acqua Paola, San Pietro in Montorio, and San Francesco d'Assisi a Ripa are significant monuments.
Bring the family to Mediterraneum Aquarium Rome, Bioparco, and Hydromania. A few of the most popular sights in the area include St. Peter's Basilica, Roman Forum, and Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. You can also stop by Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Catherine, Sant'Alessio all'Aventino, and Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta.
Getting to Botanical Gardens
Arrive at the Rome (CIA-Ciampino) airport, and then travel 9 miles (14.4 km) to Gianicolo to see Botanical Gardens. The next closest airport is Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.), 11.5 miles (18.6 km) away. You can get off at Rome Quattro Venti Station if you decide to take the train.