10 Hidden Gems of Rome

10 Hidden Gems of Rome

These ten hidden places are what we’re sharing with you today. You are invited to open your eyes and explore the best parts of Rome. We have collected the best to ensure you enjoy Rome to its fullest. You are now on the other side. For the best experience in food, book a class if you are already in Rome.

1. Palazzo Zuccari

We are here to help all of our door and window lovers! You will find an original piece of art just one street from Piazza di Spagna. It is scary to some but funny to others.

Enjoy the unique front view of this Palazzo in any way you choose. This sixteen-century residence is loved for its sculpture depicting a monster eating the front doors. The harmony between the symmetrical windows will inspire your imagination and sense of aesthetics.

2. Gandini Andrea’s sculptures

Gandini Andrea is based in Rome and shares his talents with those who are open to all aspects of the Eternal City. His wood sculptures, which he has created in Rome, will brighten your day and create memories that you will treasure.

One could spend an entire day looking for art in Rome.

3. Quartiere Coppede

The Quartiere Coppede is located historically and physically far away from the famous Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and the Frogs fountains. Admire the New Art-style mansions, palaces, and fountains by heading towards the Frogs fountains.

The phantasmagoric homes are characterized by their curving lines and will bring out the best in you. This breathtaking neighborhood is home to spiders, fairies, and frogs!

4. Aventino: Orange Trees Garden

You might be tired from a long day of sightseeing in Rome and want to take in one of the most stunning views of Rome. Giardino degli Aranci, the orange trees garden is your destination. You will find the Aventine hill, one of the 7 hills in Ancient Rome. Here you can enjoy a peaceful moment under the trees. It also offers a spectacular view of the Altare della Patria and other Roman monuments.
Don’t forget to take a look at Saint Peter’s dome from the Aventine keyhole before you leave. You can also take a walk near Fontana del Mascherone di Santa Sabina. Follow the secret staircases to reach the Tiber and other parts of the city. You will feel like you are in a small piece of heaven.

5. Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary

You may see cats playing in the Antic Ruins’ heart, which is rich with history. Although humans cannot enter the area, cats have made it their own, having settled there nearly 100 years ago.

If you are worried about their safety, don’t worry: they are kept safe and fed by a charity. Visit them in the heart of the city and enjoy their peaceful, calming presence. This is one of the best and most peaceful hidden gems in Rome.

6. Pho 1

Enjoy the rich Vietnamese cuisine of Pho 1, one of Rome’s best-kept food secrets. You will find the best dishes in a wealthy residential area near Termini station.

Everything is delicious, from the fresh-cooked spring rolls and nems to the authentic Vietnamese beef soup pho. Our tip? Enjoy your delicious meal with homemade lemonade.

7. Gelateria Della Palma

It will be difficult to find yourself in the vicinity of the Pantheon in summer. The heat, the crowds, and the endless walkings around the city can all make it exhausting. But, you can get into Gelateria della Palma, one of the most hidden gems of Rome, the paradise for all Italian ice cream fans!

It is possible to lose your mind choosing from the more than 100 flavors. You can find fruit, cakes, popular snack brands, vegan ice creams, and lactose-free ice creams. Although the place might sound like the Holy Grail to you, gems can often hide other treasures. We have a tip: Enjoy the unique flavors of Lavender, Basil, and Rose, all packaged in a cone.

8. Parco del Lago dell’EUR

You will find tranquility and peace by the Laghetto dell’EUR water, one of Rome’s best-kept secrets. You will be captivated by its waterfalls and fountains. Walk through the Passegiata del Giappone between mid-March to mid-April and find a new inner harmony under the cherry blossoms. Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea Life and a visit at the Sea Life later in the summer to avoid the crowds.

9. Villa Torlonia – La Casina Delle Civette

La Casina delle Civette is one of the most hidden gems of Rome Italy. The 19th-century Swiss hut is inspired by the architecture and design of alpine chalets. You will feel like you are in a fairytale. It is decorated in Liberty style, and the owl is used as an ornamental element.

10. La Piccola Londra

You can take a stroll towards la Piccolo Londra, the Little London if you happen to be near the MAXXI Museum. This charming little street is a delight with its bright colors and resemblance to Notting Hill in London. This hidden gem is one of Rome’s best-kept secrets.

The front door is reached by steps and low houses. The scene is completed with a few plants and small gardens to give it an English feel – right in middle of Italy’s capital.

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