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Stazione Termini

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Address: Piazza Dei Cinquecento, Rome, Italy
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Termini is a big, bustling train station, and it's easy to get lost there. Read the signs yourself and follow them. If you're taking the "Leonardo Express" train to the airport... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2015
Margaret M
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

Use caution in Termini - con artists dressed to appear like uniformed train staff will distract your group and provide the wrong directions and information. If they are unable to pick your pockets, they will demand a "service fee" to go away. Reporting them to the police got no attention. This station is very poorly run, organized and staffed. Such... More 

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Reviewed 22 June 2015

Clean and reasonably organized. Must remain vigilant regarding pickpockets. El Termini in Rome has a great mall and one can find some deals depending on sales. The train is an excellent way to travel in Italy and Europe overall.

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Oviedo, FL
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

We felt overall very safe, of course you need to be watchful of pickpockets, but the police seem to be everywhere. The train stations are run so efficiently, we love riding them.

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Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

That's Termini for you. Everything that is worse of the Country can be sampled here. And I don't call it a den of thieves for nothing. I got my bag that contained the ipads and camera, pinched right under my nose. And before this I actually observed young girls and men trying to "help" people with their tickets and bags... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Be prepared for a potential long walk to your train, this is a very large train station and some tracks are a good km of walking.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

Termini is a big, bustling train station, and it's easy to get lost there. Read the signs yourself and follow them. If you're taking the "Leonardo Express" train to the airport, be SURE to buy a ticket (14 euros, one way) and be SURE to validate it (get it stamped in the green and red machine right at the head... More 

1 Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed 21 June 2015

Have been here a few times whist travelling around Italy. Have never had a problem with safety or pickpockets so just keep your whits about you and you will be fine. Although there are a few cafe bars and places to get food this is ok. Getting tickets is slightly more difficult as staff can be abrupt but just expect... More 

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Reviewed 21 June 2015

Not much to be said for Termini other than it is very much like any other major city Hub station. About 20 minutes walk from the main attractions of Rome would suggest you get a hotel between Termini and the center to balance cost/convenience. Very well laid out - very simple even if you do not speak Italian. Generally clean... More 

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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Chaotic, dirty, and rife with illegal activity. Be careful of fake helpers. They are all scammers. Do not fall for the fake badges and lanyards they wear. Also make sure you read the back of ticket to see if validation is required...otherwise you pay a hefty fine.

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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

This station is overrun with frauds who work so effectively and look (through a thin veil of deceit) like official workers (they all wear Italia Polo Shirts and some have lanyards but no actual i.d. cards attached) that its easy to see how people are fooled. Its not until you stand still for 10 min and observe that you see... More 

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