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Piazza Cavalieri di Malta | Colle Aventino, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 577 9193
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All reviews aventine hill keyhole view orange garden green door secret keyhole peter's basilica unique view beautiful view of st naked eye circo massimo historical sights circus maximus metro stop saint peter worth the climb mouth of truth euros per person
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Looking through the keyhole you see 3 countries. Malta, Italy and the vactican. However when we turned up there was a que took ages to get down and the view was ok. My advice is if passing go see it but don’t go there especially...More

Thank sidmackem
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

It’s a keyhole, with a nicely trimmed hedge and a view to the dome of St. Peter’s. The walk is uphill from the disappointing Circus Maximus, walking past a few nice gardens/parks. The highlight of the walk was a black cat sleeping on the wall...More

Thank RDK2018-2
Reviewed 13 September 2018

A bit of a hike to reach as it is off the main tourist trail, but well worth it, a small queue which soon moved and we were rewarded with the beautiful view of St. Peter's basilica.

Thank Datchet
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Take a night tour an ask your driver to take you to this keyhole! Take your time looking through the keyhole and pay attention to the detail and absolute scale of what your eyes behold! We visited this site in June 2006 and never forgot...More

1  Thank Travel2SanAntonio06
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

A keyhole view of St. Peter dome. Nice if you got time and live around Trastevere (as I did) so it took me around 30min walk during August weather (so hot). I would say it is a cool thing but not spectacular, just do this...More

Thank SCruizer
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This was such a little treat. My friend took us there and didn’t tell us what it was and it was such a lovely surprise and certainly something you should do that’s off the beaten track.

Thank lifenadventure
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I don't understand why people research what they're going to see before visiting things. It is just a keyhole! HOWEVER The keyhole is one of Rome's more intriguing sights. We really enjoyed the view of Rome ft Saint Peter’s Basilica, a real alternative attractions in the...More

Thank darren1991
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This is a small piazza a little out of the center where you can look through a keyhole and see St. Peter's dome. There are often a long line of tourists to see this (if is free) so at most you may get a one...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were picked up by Paolo Buttarelli at our Hotel Crosti for our tranfer back to Rome airport for our later flight that morning. He had arrived 15 minutes before the pick up time, but we were ready to leave after a very good, weeks...More

2  Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a unique novelty viewpoint located on the Aventine Hill about twenty minutes walk from the Palatine Hill. It is a cleverly designed view through an avenue of trees to St Peters Basilica. However be aware that as you are looking through a small...More

Thank TassieTravellers99
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Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is
Rome’s oasis. A neighbourhood made up of a patchwork
of ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and
embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the
vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around
the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of
surprises like the clever little keyhole at the
Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find
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11 September 2017|
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Response from kuzak | Reviewed this property |
No visits to the garden are allowed. I would also have liked to visit. But go down the road Santa Sabina towards Circus Maximus. Just next to the Basicila di Santa Sabina is the Garden of Oranges. There is a panoramic view... More
6 September 2015|
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Response from 671PandH | Reviewed this property |
Also unclear as to question.... It's probably MUCH too long a walk from Piazza Navona. It wouldn't be so far from Circo Massimo / Circus Maximus, though. Maybe you should consult a map. ;) Did you know that Google Maps can... More