Aventino & Testaccio
Rome: Aventino & TestaccioThe Aventine is one of the seven hills on which Rome was founded, the southernmost
In addition, in this area you can find the famous square that is named by the Knights of Malta, designed by Piranesi in 1765, in the gate of the priory you can putting your eye to the keyhole, where you can see, from a view tunnel formed by an avenue of trees, specially cut, the dome of St. Peter (see photo) This square hides one of the most fascinating legends of Rome. For one thing, legend has it that all the Aventine Hill, it would be in reality, a single, immense ship, sacred to the Knights Templar and that, sooner or later should sail to the Holy Land. At the foot of the Aventine Hill, the Circus Maximus is instead
The Circus Maximus is an ancient Roman circus, dedicated to horse racing, is remembered as the site of games since the beginning of the history of the city, built in 329 BC.
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