Kiss-proof Rome Locations that make the heart beat
Ideal shelter for a stay which arouses the senses studded with the world’s most beautiful panoramic viewpoints, the capital city invites the visitor to lose himself amidst the historic centre’s narrow alleys concealing winter gardens and halls full of his
In Rome it is always Valentine’s day. Few cities in the world succeed in treating visitors to places and atmospheres that seem created especially for lovers. Keeping from kissing while watching spectacular sunsets from Rome’s panoramic viewpoints seems almost impossible: in that occasion the sky wraps the city’s incredible historical evidence, dating back three thousand years, in orange-red and violet hues. Among the most famous ‘window-sills’ framing the Roman skyline, they can be mentioned the and the from here the viewer’s gaze sweep all the way to the Castelli Romani. Precisely, the Janiculum Hill is situated on the right bank of the Tiber, close to the statue of Giuseppe Garibaldi, the Zodiac panoramic viewpoint, instead, is situated on top of Monte Mario, with access from viale Parco Mellini which leads right to the hill top ( 139 metres) where the viewpoint has been renamed ‘ the path of lovers’. A view, this last, that had bewitched Wolfgang Goethe and much earlier also Martial, as witnessed by some lines of his which are engraved on marble along the coping of a wall: “Hinc septem dominos videre montes et totam licet Tusculosque, Romam Albanos quoque colles et Artes praedicandi quodcumque iacet suburbe frigus, Fidenas veteres brevesque Rubras” (From here one may see the seven lordly peaks and take in the size of the whole of Rome, one can also see the Alban hills and those of Tusculum all the cool spots that extend over the city, the ancient Fidene and the small Rubra). Strolling along the park paths and relaxing on the benches, thus enjoying the view, is priceless. Not to mention the club framing such a wonder and which offers the visitor the chance to have a break, while sipping a drink, and to enjoy a candlelit dinner, looking into his/her lover’s eyes. From the Janiculim hill, as well as from the Zodiac one, those arriving at dusk will enjoy an incredible starry sky, being the hills surrounded by isolated green areas, similarly to the Pincio panoramic viewpoint nestled in the famous
from which to admire amazing views of the historic centre.
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