The site of Remus' mythological attempt to found a city, Colle Aventino features the Mouth of Truth and Circus Maximus, temples dedicated to Portunus and Hercules. On one of the seven hills of Rome, you can wander the streets and parks of what is now primarily a residential district. Visit the Aventine Keyhole, a doorway near the Priory of the Knights of Malta. If you look from just the right angle, it frames the dome of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Colle Aventino by using our Rome trip itinerary maker tool.
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At this time of year, there were no tourists lined up so we had trouble locating the keyhole. We were helped by some Benedictine monks whose Basilica is just down the road. They showed us the oldest.... more »
This was my favorite view of the city. The walk to the top was tiring but well worth it. It’s not located close to all the other famous attractions but I’m glad we ventured out. It’s right across... more »
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