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A high view of the city

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A high view of the city

Hi is there anywhere we can get a high view of the city from please, either for food or just the sights?

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1. Re: A high view of the city

You might try the Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II (Il Vittoriano). It has the best views of the downtown area and an elevator! You can also climb the cupola at St. Peters, head over to Aventine Hill, or perhaps Janiculum Hill. The overlook from the gardens above Piazza del Popolo is very popular. The view from behind the Capitoline overlooking the forum is incredible at dusk. Those are just a few. You might look at this post for some more "views" of Rome: http://tinyurl.com/romeviews

For rooftop bars and restaurants, see http://tinyurl.com/Rome-Rooftops

Edited: 13 March 2012, 15:42
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2. Re: A high view of the city

There are nice views from The Castel Sant Angelo and the Palatine Hill as well as the other places mentioned.

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3. Re: A high view of the city

My favourites are

Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II ask for Piazza Venezia and head to the big white monument looking like a wedding cake.

San Pietro basilic, it is a long climb but worth it.

Giorgio Federico

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I alos recommend Castel Sant' Angelo. There is a cafe up there also. Just sandwiches, drinks and pastries.

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The Janiculum, The Aventine Hill, The Dome of St Peters of course, Villa Borghese, The Terrace restaurant of the Forum Hotel offers beautiful views, the roof garden of the Hassler at the top of the Spanish Steps,The bar at the Raphael. The latter three are expensive but great experiences.

To view a killer aspect of the Forum, see it first from the Capitoline hill.

Walk left from the Palazzo Senatorio from the Campodoglio along via San Pietro In Cacere and it seems to rise up before your eyes. Unforgettable.

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6. Re: A high view of the city

Recommend walking up to Piazzale Giuseppe Garibaldi for a stunning panoramic view of central Rome.

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7. Re: A high view of the city

Piazzale Giuseppe Garibaldi is on the Janiculum (Gianicolo) hill. To one side, there's a great view of St. Peter's dome, and from the other side, a great view of Rome.

In the Villa Borghese, the best view is from the Pincian overlook, above Piazza del Popolo.

From the top of the Spanish Steps, if you walk to the left towards the Villa Borghese entrance, with the walls of the villa on your right, the Ciampini café/restaurant has a great view of the city. I've never eaten there, so I can't say if it's worth the rather pricey menu.

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