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Monti

Rome

Monti

Known for Historical Buildings, Cathedrals and Ruins

Relax in wine bars and restaurants, take a walking tour and discover the famous Colosseum and other historic sites in one of Rome’s prominent districts.

How do you get to Monti?

Rione Monti is known for its bohemian atmosphere and proximity to some of Rome’s famous historical sites. Shop in boutique fashion stores and wander along the cobblestone streets of this historic area.

Shop in a vintage market for antique cameras and home goods. Take a walking tour of the famous Colosseum or stroll through a large public park and admire ancient sculptures. Visit the nearby Basilica di Santa Francesca Romana, a beautiful 12th-century Roman church. This traditionally working-class district is a great place to experience an authentic Roman lifestyle.

The Colosseum is a short walk from the center of Rione Monti. Take a guided tour and learn the history of this giant oval amphitheater. The structure is considered one of the greatest architectural achievements in Rome. It was built in the 1st century and used in ancient times for public spectacles and gladiatorial contests.

Find the Parco Del Colle Oppio, a historic park in Rione Monti. Here, the ruins of Roman Emperor Nero’s golden house were rediscovered. Though many of the monuments are in a state of disrepair, the park is still regarded as a significant archeological site in Rome and a peaceful place to relax.

Wander through the calm streets of Rione Monti. Peruse bookstores and organic markets. This area has numerous local art galleries and vintage clothing stores. At the historic gathering area of Piazza della Madonna dei Monti, admire the two-tiered Renaissance fountain.

Reach Rione Monti and the Colosseum easily from the Colosseo metro station. Use the neighborhood as a starting point for a historic walking tour or stay in Rione Monti to simply enjoy the atmosphere as you stroll along the gently slanting cobblestone streets.

Things to do near Monti

Explore one of the most renowned archaeological sites in the world and immerse yourself in the ancient atmosphere where the Roman Empire began.

Wander this tranquil park, which was once home to the largest entertainment complex in ancient Rome.

One of ancient Rome’s greatest achievements combines momentous history and inspired architecture.

The old papal buildings have altered little over the centuries, but still act as an open-air hub for cafés and street entertainers. 

In a city full of fine art, the exquisite paintings and sculptures at this prestigious 17th-century gallery still manage to stand out from the crowd.

Learn more about the local history when you visit Piazza del Popolo, a well-known historical site in Rome. Experience the acclaimed art galleries and fascinating museums in this vibrant area.

Take a break from the busy city center and explore this vast network of pretty gardens and enthralling museums.

Explore the different layers of history, admire the intricate artwork and frescos or just take in the sweeping views of Rome from this riverside fortress.

Tickets & Tours

Travel back to an era of violence and grandeur at the Colosseum, a symbol of the strength of the Roman Empire. Bypass the lines to save time, and then imagine what life was like in the Rome of 80 AD as you roam the once-bustling Forum and the palatial ruins atop Palatine Hill.

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The ancient glory of Rome returns to life! Skip the Line at three of the most significant surviving remnants of the Eternal City: the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Your expert, English-speaking tour guide will share anecdotes and history, rebuilding the impressive ruins with tales of Ancient Rome’s heyday.

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Explore ancient Rome’s most iconic landmarks at your own pace with skip-the-line tickets to the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Bypass the long lines, access areas most tours aren’t allowed to see, and take your time investigating this symbol of Roman culture from top to bottom.

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Explore all the major sights of Rome on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus that gives you 360-degree views of the Italian capital's ancient charms. Enjoy unlimited rides within the validity of your pass, stopping at world-famous attractions including the Colosseum, the Vatican, St Peter's Basilica, and the Trevi Fountain.

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You may wonder what it feels like to be a VIP in the Vatican. You'll ignore the lines and slip through our Private Partner Entrance, courtesy of our official partner status. Our VIP door allows us to shave hours off the usual waiting time during peak season.

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Get fast access to the most famous art and sculpture in the world with skip-the-line escorted entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Meet the ticket coordinator at the meeting point 15 minutes before your scheduled entrance time to check in.

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