Getting lost in the alleys of Rome, walking through the ancient ruins is an unforgettable experience, but who has never wished to admire the Capital from above, see at a single glance all the historical center and beyond up to the nearby Castelli Romani or observe particulars of monuments that is difficult to grasp from a normal perspective.
Rome offers panoramic viewpoints: each with its own peculiarities, which enjoy a splendid view:
From this hill, on the right bank of the Tiber, from the lookout near the statue of Garibaldi, you can admire the beautiful views of the old town.
TERRAZZE DEL VITTORIANO
From the Terrazza delle Quadrighe, on top of the Vittoriano complex, you can enjoy a spectacular landscape. Two panoramic elevators, opened on 2007, allow people to reach the highest point of the complex, from which it is possible admiring Rome at 360 °.
The view range from the magnificence of the Colosseum and Fori Imperiali to the churches of the old town, from the Tiber River to the Jewish Ghetto, from Piazza del Campidoglio to the Quirinale and from the modern EUR district to the characteristic Castelli Romani.
From here, on the beautiful Terrazza di Piazza Napoleone I, it is possible appreciating one of the most beautiful views of the world. No one can remain immune in front of this view able to hold most of the historic center of Rome (including the dome of St. Peter and Castel Sant’Angelo) and offer a truly impressive sunset.
GIARDINO DEGLI ARANCI
At the top of one of the finest hills of Rome, the Aventine, within the medieval walls, the remains of the ancient fortress of the Savelli family there is Savello Park (also known as Giardino degli Aranci), a small rectangular garden. From here you can enjoy a wonderful view of Rome that goes by the loop of the Tiber River to St. Peter’s Basilica.
CUPOLA DI SAN PIETRO (DOME OF ST. PETER)
You have to climb 537 steps to the long climb spiral, called “snail of Sant’Andrea” before arriving at the panoramic outdoor gallery of the dome of St. Peter. From here you can enjoy Rome at 360 °: monuments, villas, gardens, the Tiber, to Colli Albani in the distance.