TINA's House in TESTACCIO "in the heart of old Rome" we are in the heart of the historical centre (1° Municipio) close to the main monuments of Rome; do you remember that Testaccio and Trastevere (devided by the Tiber only) are the most beautiful and famous neighborhoods of Rome, for entertainment, nightlife and especially for good cooking; only by living in these neighborhoods can you understand the beauty of Rome. The Palace is old because it built between the end of 800 and the beginning of the 900.
The House is new and fully renovated in November 2012!!!
The House of 75 m2. consists of 2 spacious bedrooms, a living room with sofa bed, a long corridor, a kitchen with stove, oven, fridge with freezer, sink, extractor hood and is equipped with all necessary utensils, washing machine from 5 kg, 2 bathrooms with shower, WC, bidet, sink. There is a television in the bedroom and the House is equipped with hot water (boiler) and hot/cold air conditioning in all rooms.
The House has INTERNET access and WI-FI Internet access (€ 15 price per stay). The Wi-Fi is at the request of the person concerned and is like "portable" in the sense that in every corner of the city you will always have available wi-fi line (the request must be made a few days before check-in) the House is located in the historical center located in 1° Municipio (district) in Testaccio quarter, famous historically for the landing of the Roman ships loaded with goods of all kinds (especially marble from where comes the central Via Marmorata and the "texts" (ancient Roman) jars filled with oil and wine (Testaccio name derives from all the "pieces" of the texts that are broken in shipping and who created the Monte dei Cocci) and is today for the large presence of local restaurants, pubs, discos, nightclubs, etc. suitable for young people. Testaccio is the name of the 20th rione of Rome. The name derives from the so-called "monte" (mons Testaceus): 35 metres of cocci (testae) and miscellaneous debris accumulated over the centuries as transport compound that they head to the port of Ripa grande (Emporium).
The port of Emporio functioned since Roman times, and was the landing point for goods and raw materials (mainly wheat, wine, marbles) that arrived by sea from the port of Ostia, dated the Tiber on towed barges from Buffalo who in 1842 were replaced with steam-trailers.
Over the centuries the shards of amphorae, which were used to store grain and liquid foods during transportation, accumulated in montagnola: hence the old name of monte Testaccio or Monte dei cocci, and choice-the amphora-like symbol of the ward. The number of amphorae stacked it is estimated at around 25 million. Empty amphorae that had contained oil were primarily routes crocks then arranged neatly to provide stability in step pyramid and sprinkled with lime.
The restaurants are all typical of Roman cuisine are all must-sees (Bucatino in Via Luca della Robbia, Lo Scopettaro Lungotevere Testaccio, by Felice Via Oio Mastrogiorgio, at my home in Via Galvani, Agustarello Via 100, Branch from Checchino in Via Monte Testaccio 30 or art or part in Via Luca della Robbia, Torricella in Via Torricelli, The bottling plant in Franklin Street Tavern, Osteria degli Amici in Via Zagaglia, etc) not to be missed are also pizzerias (from Remo to Piazza s.Maria Liberatrice where row reach tens of meters, a new world in Via Vespucci, Antico Forno Marucci in palazzo and filled with tourists, Cantinone Piazza Testaccio) and if you want to enjoy the real pizza to take away you should definitely try one of Pizzettiere in Piazza s.Maria Liberatrice and Farinando in Via Luca della Robbia.
Also in the neighborhood there are several theatres and cinema 3 of substantial importance (see Victoria Theatre).
Testaccio never sleeps and night mixes with the day. It is always full of tourists and kids who are having fun. Behind the House is the great Piazza s.Maria Liberatrice within which is a wide free playground for children and a large space for the slightly larger children where they can pull some shooting at the ball.
In the neighborhood there is the historic Barracks of the fire brigade with the National Museum of the history of the fire of Rome and the Carabinieri barracks.
Walk or at most 1 or 2 bus stops there are 3 hospitals (and Jewish Hospital Fatebenefratelli in Isola Tiberina and the hospital Regina Margherita Viale Trastevere).
The building has a double entrance is on Via Vespucci which on Lungotevere Testaccio and concierge service (which you can ask for a lot of information is very nice).
To not even 100 meters. from exactly on the other side of the Tiber River on Sunday there is the famous market "Porta Portese" and on weekdays there is a local market for the sale of famous brand shoes at affordable prices (this is all shoes of famous fashion designers collection, new promotion, or arising out of sales or failures of other stores – DON'T MISS the opportunity to GET GOOD DEALS).
Taste the famous Italian ice cream and pastries famous in the area.
The transports are the strong point of the neighborhood.
You get: • directly from within the airport of Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci with the urban train (get off at Ostiense Station at 300 Mt. from the House – ticket € 8.-or stopped by those coming from Milan, Turin, Genoa, Florence, etc; • fixed price taxi (taxi total 48 €. (from Fiumicino) 30 €. (from Ciampino);
• by metro (line B station 200 Mt. Pyramid-and bus lines or underground and timetables;
• by car, you must always follow the old town and ask for the pyramid or testaccio. (The car you can park at 20 mt in the great square of Santa Maria Liberatrice and Via Giovanni Branca to 30 mt.)
In Testaccio is the F.S. station (train) to Ostiense/departure point of the train to and from the airport of Fiumicino (the train goes directly within the Leonardo Da Vinci airport of Rome Fiumicino) and also the point of arrival/departure to/from the airport to Campino (Ryanair flights or low cost) but exclusively with the shuttle bus. Also from stazione F.S. of Ostiense you can reach many national and regional locations. F.S. station of Termini is about 10/15 min. by bus – metro – train.
In Testaccio is the Metro station on line B "pyramid" from which you can access and change line to Terms if you want to take the line to.
Metro station also pyramid is the terminus of Metro Ostia Mare (sea Arrow) where it is possible to reach directly the beach and enjoy a beautiful day on the beach without taking the car and stress from traffic (Cristoforo Colombo station).
But from Testaccio you get everywhere on foot: Bocca della Verità, Circus Maximus, Colosseum, Fori Imperiali, Piazza Venezia etc.
On the other side of the Tiber is the famous Trastevere district full of color, music, tourism and typical restaurants. …. But you'll have to find out yourself!
Because of Testaccio and Trastevere, there has always been rivalry, a bit like the football teams of the capital of Lazio and Rome.
In the neighborhood there are bus lines: 3 (Trastevere, pyramid, Circus Maximus, Colosseum, Roman Forum, the Basilica of s. Giovanni in Laterano, Villa Borghese, Bioparco zoo; 30 EXPRESS (super fast 1 bus stop is Metro station and Ostiense Station, at the mouth of truth, 2 stops at Piazza Venezia, Largo Argentina stops and 3 Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 4 stops to Piazza Navona and the Senate of the Republic and continunando in one way or another you reaches the Prati district and all the beautiful and modern avant-garde neighborhood of EUR (famous for the artificial lakes and gardens, as well as the Palasport) 83 (pyramid, Bocca della Verità, Circo Massimo, Piazza Venezia, Via del Corso, Trevi Fountain, Spain square, Parliament, Galleria Colonna, Via Veneto, etc.)
80 (Metro station and Ostiense Station, to the Circus Maximus, Colosseum, Spanish steps, Trevi Fountain, Spain etc) 280 (pyramid, Isola Tiberina, Bocca della Verità, Trastevere, across the Tiber, Castel Sant'Angelo, Ara Pacis, Basilica di San Pietro, Piazza Cavour, Stadio Olimpico, Prati) 23 (pyramid, Basilica of St. Paul outside the walls, St. Peter's Basilica, Trastevere, Isola Tiberina, Bocca della Verità, Castel Sant'Angelo, the Ara Pacis, the shopping streets of Prati) 75 (Trastevere, pyramid, Circus Maximus, Colosseum, Fori Imperiali, Termini station, Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, Monteverde, Gianicolo) 170 (modern EUR district, the famous shopping street cheap Viale Marconi, Bocca della Verità, Piazza Venezia, Via Nazionale, Quirinale Presidential Palace and Scuderie del Quirinale, Stazione Termini) 781 (Magliana neighborhood, the famous shopping street cheap Viale Marconi, Bocca della Verità, Piazza Venezia) 716 (Bocca della Verità, Teatro Marcello, Venice square, pyramid, the station and the Via Ostiense local pub, packed the Basilica of San Paolo Fuori le Mura, Garbatella (visit the home of the Cba) 673 (pyramid, the station and the Via Ostiense local rich pub, the river port, the Basilica of San Paolo Fuori le Mura, the Aventine hill, the Circus Maximus, the baths of Caracalla, the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, the famous shopping street full of taste and fashion shops of Via Appia Nuova) 118 (Ostiense Station, pyramid, Aventino, Circus Maximus, the baths of Caracalla, Porta San Sebastiano, Appia Antica and Parco della CaffarellaGross Rimini, Quo Vadis, Catacombe di San Callisto and others, the Basilica of San Sebastiano, Tomba di Cecilia Metella, Fosse Ardeatine);
271 (Bocca della Verità, Teatro Marcello, Venice square, pyramid, the station and the Via Ostiense local pub, packed the Basilica of San Paolo Fuori le Mura, Aventino, Circus Maximus, Colosseum, Fori Imperiali, Piazza Venezia, the Lungotevere, Basilica di San Pietro, Stadio Olimpico, Mfa).
The ticket for a ride costs 1,50 €. and lasts 100 minutes. You can take any bus that you want, including 1 (one) only trip by metro (you can even change metro lines at Termini – the important thing is not to go out by turnstiles). Daily ticket, or for the three days or for the need to ask questions to the weekly metro pyramid or Termini station to find out the nearest point where to buy your subscription.
For more information do not hesitate to contact me through email.
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