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Villa del Priorato dei Cavalieri di Malta

Piazza Cavalieri di Malta | Colle Aventino, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 577 9193
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“key hole” (22 reviews)
“aventine hill” (14 reviews)
“keyhole view” (12 reviews)
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Piazza Cavalieri di Malta | Colle Aventino, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 577 9193
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited in late 2014. I’m not sure where I found out about this when I was researching the trip, but I’m very glad that I did. The cost is only the bus or metro fare to get you near to the location. I won’t...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited this spot four years ago and we were the only people up there. Now it is noisy and touristy. Sad but we all have to share I suppose. At least the view remained the same

Thank Renate V
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a quiet beautiful hill. When we got there there was a line but it was worth waiting for. The view is unexpected and gorgeous. Also the grounds on that hill are pretty. It is a little out of the way but we had a...More

Thank lisab4142014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you see through this keyhole, you will find a perfect alignement of San Pietro Basilica. It is doable by day or by night. If you're around, it's definitely worth checking it and waiting in "a quick moving" line. If not, plan some other attractions...More

Thank Christelle E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to capture in a photo but the view through the keyhole with the naked eye is perfectly framed. Even if there is a line up it is worth the wait as the line moves pretty quickly. Also a handy (but overpriced) snack cart set...More

Thank CanuckTraveller345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once you are on the Aventin Hill, find gorgeous Giardino Degli Aranci - Orange Garden - with an amazing view. Then go a bit further and you will see a queue at the big door - this is it. Look through the keyhole and you...More

Thank Ewa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This experience is definitely a do not miss! I did not know about it until the tour guide from Walks of Italy took us as part of the "hidden gems of Rome." Through this little key hole, you will see the Knights of Malta property...More

Thank Karin W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After spending an afternoon in the Giardino degli Aranci we walked up to find the door, saw the line and took our places. What a perfect view! I could not get my camera or iPhone to focus so was only able to get a mental...More

Thank MaruSanchez
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We hadn't heard of this place and were taken there on a tour from Angel Tours (Eco Tour). We were not told what we would see and just to get in line and wait for a turn to have a look through the key hole....More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Make the trip from Piazzale Ugo la Maifa via the Avetine to the villa, now closed to the public and those who sneak a peek through the keyhole in the large doors barring your entrance will be rewarded with a unique vista, available only from...More

Thank David W
Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is
Rome’s oasis. A neighbourhood made up of a patchwork
of ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and
embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the
vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around
the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of
surprises like the clever little keyhole at the
Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find
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How far is this walking from piazza Navona? Please
6 September 2015|
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Response from 671PandH | Reviewed this property |
Also unclear as to question.... It's probably MUCH too long a walk from Piazza Navona. It wouldn't be so far from Circo Massimo / Circus Maximus, though. Maybe you should consult a map. ;) Did you know that Google Maps can... More
Anna M
Quando è possibile visitarla? Quanto costa l'ingresso?
10 March 2017|
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Response from furiopa | Reviewed this property |
Ciao, se vuoi fare una visita devi contattare un'agenzia che le organizza. Altrimenti puoi vederla, ma da fuori Marco
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Quanto costa per chi fa scienze archeologiche?
29 January 2017|
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Response from sax67 | Reviewed this property |
devi navigare su internet e vedere le occasioni che si presentano. la visita è organizzata da privati, tramite diverse associazioni e organizzazioni. dipende dalle singole "occasioni" che trovi. Essendo tours organizzati da... More
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