Neighboring on the Palatine Hill (located to the west) and the Esquiline Hill (to the north), the Caelian Hill is mostly notable for its peaceful atmosphere. Since antiquity, the hill has been known as a residential and exclusive area inhabited by the rich of the capital. Via Claudia is the main thoroughfare which crosses the hill north to south (approximately), sectioning it into two distinct areas. The eastern one is much more modern, whereas the west area has kept much of its medieval atmosphere. Both of these areas are dotted with architectural sights and archeological vestiges, which means the wandering tourist does have a handful of attractions to explore: ancient places of worship, gardens, restaurants, archeological vestiges.

Churches on the Caelian Hill: Basilica of San Clemente, Basilica of Saint John Lateran, Church of Santi Quattro Coronati, Church of Santo Stefano Rotondo

Gardens on the Caelian Hill: Villa Celimontana Gardens

Historical sites nearby the Caelian Hill: Coliseum, Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus

Caelian Hill (Collis Caelius / Monte Celio)
Rome, Italy