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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Not far from the Termini station, this area of greenery is frequented by locals but also is a bit of a dodgy area. It dies contain the ruins of Trofei di Mario.

1  Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Close to the Termini Station we went here to enjoy the park and it's beautiful monuments. Close by you can stop for a drink in one of the terraces or restaurants here.

1  Thank Alexandra-Iulia D
Reviewed 8 January 2018

There's little special here, but it's only a short walk from Termini Station and a nice spot for a picnic. There are mostly locals here and, of note, the remains of an historic fountain, the Trophy of Marius. If you're heading to San Giovanni, you...More

1  Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 1 January 2018

However, that aside there is cheap shopping and eateries to be had, not your typical high-end, that is common in Rome. It is a slightly dodgy area so be aware of your, bags. the park is also worth a visit, the ruins are interesting as...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 30 October 2017

For a piazza which is supposed to be the largest in Rome, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II is a rather "sad" one. Very neglected, poorly maintained and does not have anything of real interest to see. It is surrounded by "gardens", but they are also poorly...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Small ruins in what looks like a local park. Unfortunately, as many others have said the fountains are not working. It could be maintained better.

Thank NanC C
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Walked down here around 10 at night by mistake.. Street signs not really existent and google maps was making us walk opposite ways grrrr .... Couldn't wait to get out of there, my daughter even said she never saw me nervous like I was. A...More

4  Thank Sarahmc
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Wow! The photo posted as the cover photo here in June 2017 makes this piazza look like a neighbourhood setting, and it is anything but! The piazza is a wild whirlwind of activity and TRAFFIC. If you wanted to have a place to test the...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have been there many times and this time we brought kitty treats to feed the cats. They live in the ruins there and many people see that they are fed and watered. They even have little individual houses under the trees.

Thank chiefmom91
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I often go there to shop cheap clothes/market things. It is good value for money and you can also find a few very fine shops. Do you need a dress for a party and you do not need to spend a fortune? It is the...More

Thank yrna03
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