Trapizzino: street food in Rome

Tasty triangular pockets of pizza bianca with fillings of your choice. The trapizzino is a cross between a tramezzino (sandwich) and a slice of pizza, and is a popular street food snack in Rome. S...
Testaccio district Food in Testaccio district

Rome's Romantic Poets: Finding the graves of Keats and Shelley

Keats and Shelley are buried in the Non-Catholic Cemetery in the Testaccio area of Rome. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery, also known as the Protestant Graveyard, is the final resting place of the Englis...
Testaccio district Curiosities in Testaccio district

Rome's Pyramid of Cestius and how to visit

Rome's Piramide Cestia can be visited on four mornings a month. Rome’s only surviving ancient Egyptian-style pyramid is located directly oppostite the Piramide train station, beside the city's Non-Ca...
Testaccio district Curiosities in Testaccio district

Cat sanctuary at Rome's pyramid

Rome cat colony in Testaccio can be visited each afternoon. One of Rome's main cat sanctuaries is located in the grounds of the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, beside the Non-Catholic Cemetery, in the city...
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Tram Depot in Rome

A tram carriage converted into a bar makes for an unusual but popular meeting place in the area of Rome where Aventino converges with Testaccio.  Seating is strictly out-doors, with mismatched tabl...
Testaccio district Drinks in Testaccio district

Testaccio Market in Rome

The Testaccio quarter of Rome hosts a thriving food market with a large variety of fresh fruit, vegetables, fish and meat on offer from local grocers, butchers and fishmongers. The market has a dec...
Testaccio district Food Markets in Testaccio district

Oasi della Birra in Testaccio

An oasis of beer in the heart of Rome's Testaccio district This century-old "oasis of beer" lives up to its name, offering over 500 beers from all over the world, including quality craft brews and ra...
Testaccio district Drinks in Testaccio district

Angel of Grief in Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery

Emelyn Story memorial in Rome is known as the Angel of Grief. The Angel of Grief is one of the most poignant and photographed memorials in Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery, located in the shadow of the p...
Testaccio district Curiosities in Testaccio district

Da Bucatino in Testaccio

Situated in the heart of Testaccio, this popular old-fashioned restaurant is noted for serving authentic Roman food. Diners can help themselves to a fine selection of antipasti, and enjoy Roman fare...
Testaccio district Restaurants in Testaccio district

Open Mic Rome: performing live on a Roman stage

Open Mic Rome offers a refreshing alternative to Rome's karaoke bars.Open Mic Rome provides singers and musicians with a weekly opportunity to perform in front of an audience, in a non-competitive env...
Testaccio district Live music in Testaccio district

Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome

Famous as the burial place of Keats, Shelley, Gramsci and many other poets, artists and writers, Rome's Non-Catholic cemetery is celebrated for its beauty and tranquillity, while also being an active...
Testaccio district Parks and gardens in Testaccio district

Testaccio Monte dei Cocci tour

 Monte dei Cocci, one of Rome's well kept secrets      The name of the Testaccio district comes from the Latin “testae”: jars. Testaccio is in fact an artificial hill made of thousands and thous...
Testaccio district Tours in Rome in Testaccio district

Il Nido

Based in Testaccio, this association is dedicated to supporting expectant mothers, parents, babies and small children. It holds regular events, many of them in English. For full details tel. 065730070...
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Città dell'Altra Economia in Testaccio

Testaccio complex was once part of Rome's old slaughterhouse. Located in the Testaccio neighbourhood, in the shadow of Monte dei Cocci and behind the Mattatoio exhibition space, the Città dell'altra...
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Mattatoio Rome

The former MACRO Testaccio exhibition space is now known by its new name "Il Mattatoio" in reference to the building's former role as a slaughterhouse. Together with its sister site, MACRO on Via Nizz...
Testaccio district Museums in Testaccio district

Pizzeria Da Remo

Diners should not expect five-star treatment at this hugely popular pizzeria, however they are guaranteed to enjoy whatever dish is flung their way. Da Remo is best known for its thin, quality pizza...
Testaccio district Restaurants in Testaccio district

Pizzeria Nuovo Mondo

This is one of many pizzerie in Testaccio. There’s nothing unusual about their pizza, but it is bigger and thicker, with standard toppings such as scamorza and speck, aubergine, cherry tomatoes and bu...
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Bucolica artisan doughnuts in Testaccio

It is now possible to enjoy artisan doughnuts at Rome's Testaccio Market thanks to the recent opening of Bucolica – Ciambelleria Artigianale, already present in the Gianicolense area since late 2016....
Testaccio district Bakeries in Testaccio district

Car Boot Market in Rome

This car boot sale takes place in the grounds of the Città dell'Altra Economia complex in Testaccio on Sundays, and attracts up to 80 car-fulls of second-hand items, including vintage clothes, jewelle...
Testaccio district Flea markets in Testaccio district

Biomercato alla Città dell’Altra Economia

The BioMercato farmer’s market takes place at the Città dell’Altra Economia complex in Testaccio every Sunday from 09.00 until dusk. The market offers organic food products from the Lazio region an...
Testaccio district Food Markets in Testaccio district

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