1. Hotel Del Gianicolo Rome
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The road leading to the Grand Hôtel Gianicolo winds its way along the crest of the Janiculum hill, shaded by splendid umbrella pines. It is lined by busts of Garibaldi’s men and a monument of Garibaldi himself, followed by that of his wife Anita. Along the walk you may admire breathtaking views over Rome: from Villa Medici to St. John Lateran and, in the distance, the Alban Hills. The midday cannon is fired daily below the parapet. Further aheadthere is an old stump; here once stood the oak tree beneath which Tasso used to sit. From here, as well, you may glimpse spectacular views of Rome: Castel Sant’Angelo, the Dome of San Giovanni dei Fiorentini, the Dome of San Carlo al Corso, Trinità dei Monti, the Quirinal Palace, the Pantheon, the Dome of Sant’Andrea della Valle with the lower dome of the Church of Gesù. And in addition:the Militia Tower, with the monument to Victor Emanuel II, and the flat façade of Santa Maria dell’Aracoeli. continuing yet further, you can visit Sant’Onofrio, an old church founded by St. Jerome in 1434 which has retained the appearance and atmosphere of a hermitage. Here Tasso was to end his life.
Address:
Viale delle Mura Gianicolensi, 107 - 00152 ROMA
Area:
Trastevere
Phone:
(+39) 06 58 33 55 22
Fax:
(+39) 06 58 17 94 34
Website:
www.grandhotelgianicolo.it

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Viale delle Mura Gianicolensi, 107 - 00152 ROMA

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