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Oliveri Bed and Breakfast Rome
Via Gerolamo Cardano 122 Rome, Italy
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Trastevere is considered by many as the most authentic Roman quarter because, although not far from major tourist areas in the city has retained its characteristic rhythm and lifestyle.
The urban fabric, full of cafes and markets, is wrapped in a vast network of narrow streets around the main square of Santa Maria in Trastevere.
Known as the Roman district of the city, the streets are still perceive the atmosphere of the quiet life thanks to the preservation of the 800 historical and craft shops.
The evening turns thanks to its numerous local, distributed in the most remote.

Visiting Trastevere
The tour begins at Piazza Sidney Sonnino, accessible by tram 8 from Torre Argentina. Here are two churches: St. Crisogono, in which the mosaic in the apse is preserved medieval Pietro Cavallini, an artist who practiced in the twelfth century to the Roman school had the same importance as Giotto to Florence, while in front of s' the church of St. Agatha, which houses the famous statue of the Madonna Noantri, patron of the Trastevere district.

After crossing Viale Trastevere exceed the cinema and after five minutes you arrive in Piazza S. Francesco d'Assisi in the church of San Francesco a Ripa, in the Benedictine monastery where the saint stayed in Umbria, which houses the magnificent sculpture of Gianlorenzo Bernini's Blessed Ludovica Albertoni.
Behind the square along Via Anicia and turns in Via Madonna of the Garden, the first left, which leads to Via di Santa Cecilia and the eponymous early Christian basilica, where, in addition to the remains of the fresco by Cavallini can admire the gothic canopy by Arnolfo di Cambio [1283] and especially the sculpture of St. Cecilia by Stefano Maderno built in 1600.

Leaving the church, instead of going back, you reach Via dei Genovesi and continue straight to get back to Piazza Sonnino. From here, crossing via the Lungaretta, we find Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere.
Inside the basilica you rediscover the atmosphere of the Middle Ages, relived through the testimony of important mosaics in the apse and prepared by the architectural elements.
Once out we pass the church on the left and take Via della Scala.
Passed in front of St. Giles at the end of the road through the arch of Porta Settimiana leading to the Corsini Gallery, which houses works from the period of Mannerism to Baroque.
Among the authors exposed Guido Reni, Giovanni Lanfranco, Caravaggio, Francesco Trevisani, Luca Giordano, Carlo Maratta, Andrea del Sarto, Rubens.

In front of the Gallery, at number 230 Via della Lungara, we find ourselves in front of the Accademia dei Lincei [9-13, closed on Sundays, free], which was founded in 1603 by Federico Cesi became a landmark and meeting place for leading scientists, including Galileo.

At the corner of the road leading to the Palazzo Corsini Largo Cristina of Sweden, where he is the Botanical Garden of Rome. [9:30 to 18:30.]

Back Door Settimiana turns over on the right and up along Via Garibaldi.
After about six hundred yards, past a wall fountain, a staircase on the right leads to the church founded in the ninth century, where, according to tradition it was believed crucified St. Peter.
Rebuilt after 1481 on behalf of Ferdinand IV of Spain is presented with a Renaissance facade gable restraint Bregno school.
Inside the 'Flagellation of Jesus' painted by Sebastiano del Piombo, and the 'Madonna of the Letter' Pomarancio.
Here was taken after his death the young Beatrice Cenci.

After leaving the church once you get onto the left atrium of the Temple of Donato Bramante, circular, marked by sixteen granite columns and two orders made by Milanese Renaissance [1502].

Back on the ramp, continue to climb. On the left is now a monument to the fallen of the Roman Republic, [1849-70], built in 1941, and in which are collected the remains of one of its fighters, Goffredo Mameli, author of the national anthem, dead at 22 years [1827-49] to defend the Republic.

Along Via Garibaldi and still turning right after you get to the Fontana Paola Gianicolo offering views over the city center and south to the mountains.
At the end of the scenic find the church of S. Onofrio, where you can admire the frescoes by Domenichino.

To return to the Trastevere side of the terrace there is a bus stop 115.