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Cimitero Acattolico per Stranieri

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is directly behind the pyramid tomb in Testaccio. We noticed several large cats wandering around in a cemetery. We donated some euros to help with the maintenance and wandered around quietly with all of the cats and came across the graves of John Keats...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bubblymakesmesmile
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Located just outside the old roman city walls and the Cestia Pyramid, it was created in the 17th century to give a final rest to the very few protestant people living or passing by the Eternal City. The cemetery definitely blossomed during the 18th century...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Antonio M
Reviewed 5 November 2018

If you are seeking a little respite from the intensity of the city, this is the place for you. The fact that luminaries such as Shelley and Keats have their final resting places here is an aside, the graveyard itself is one of the most...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank absenteethoughtlord
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

This is a delightful area of Rome : next to the Cestos Pyramide you will find this oasis full of old monuments- among them the graves of English poets Keats and Shelley And the Danish poet Carsten Hauch

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank birtel831
Reviewed 22 September 2018

It is hard to underestimate the impact of seeing the 12BC pyramid nestling in the grounds of the cemetery but it fits perfectly as do the many 'pyramid' cats who wander freely. This is a beautifully kept cemetery and there are many notable graves including...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Salty-seadogs
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a beautiful spot, with shade and a breeze on a hot day. Narrow paths wind between the tombs and grave markers. There is also a nice view and explanation of the Pyramid of Cestius. Worth seeing if you're in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 234worldtraveler567
Reviewed 27 July 2018

You won't find this place crowded but you will find stunning gravestones (complete with an authentic pyramid) and well kept environs. If you find cemeteries interesting then you should not miss this one.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cmpizz
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This is a famous cemetery due to some of the people buried there all of whom I did not know. However it is totally worth a visit anyway as it is stunning. Some very old graves in there in a beautiful setting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lifenadventure
Reviewed 18 July 2018

All of the “excellent” reviews are accurate. While visiting Shelley’s grave, turn around and look behind you to find best poet Gregory Corso’s grave. It’s far far less visited than the literary giants in this cemetery, but curious nonetheless.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Even if Keats and Shelly weren't buried here, it would be worth a side trip to Cimitero Acattolico (non-Catholic Cemetery) just to see the grounds and the giant Pyramid! Easy trip on Metro to Piramide station and a couple blocks walk from there. One of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Testaccio
Put the house music on replay and you have Testaccio,
an ancient Roman port and former working class
neighbourhood where the bass is set to high almost
every night of the week. Its collection of discoteche
(nightclubs), street parties, and crowded restaurants
give it its well-deserved party reputation. During the
daytime, Testaccio is more easy listening than club
hit, the area is full of locally owned small
...More
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