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Janiculum

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t Late-Renaissance Villa Lante, with panoramic views over Rome

Experience Janiculum

Overlooking the Tiber on the Trastevere side of the river, the Janiculum Hill has often played its part in the defence of the city. The last occasion was in 1849 when Garibaldi held off the attacking French troops – the park at the top of the hill is filled with monuments to Garibaldi and his men. A popular place for walks, the park provides a welcome escape from the densely packed streets of Trastevere, and you will often come across ...

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