The first district of Rome, or as the local call it “Rione”, with a history that goes back almost 3.000 years.
Once lived in the north (Domus) by wealthy “Patrizi” and in the south (Suburra) by the lower class “Plebe”, this part of Rome, like any good modern district, was once the poorest and dodgiest area of the city, with dens of vice and shady taverns in most of the streets’ corners, it is now one of the coolest areas of the eternal city. Flourished once again in the 19th century, it blends perfectly picturesque piazzas from the Roman times with stunning neoclassical architecture. Today Monti is a vibing young district that lives seamlessly with its ancient past. Even being just a step away from the Colosseum, it preserves a much less touristic feel than many other neighbourhoods in the city with its little art galleries, wineries, old school restaurants and artisan’s workshops.
Night strolling through the narrow cobblestone streets is a magical experience that will fill you with peace and wonder.