Neighborhood - Hotel Columbia Rome - Things to do in Rome
Hotel Columbia is conveniently situated in the heart of the historic centre of Rome, between the Opera House and the last bastion of the Diocletian Baths. It is within walking distance to Termini, the main railway station where taxis, buses and the subway can be taken to all places of interest. From Hotel Columbia every major monument and tourist attraction is easily reached by a short walk.
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Yes, right there.

From Hotel Columbia every major monument and tourist attraction is easily reached by a short walk.

The Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona are no more than 20 minutes away from the hotel.
The Vatican and St Peters Basilica can be easily reached by Repubblica Metro Station (1 minute away from the hotel) in a 15 minutes metro ride.

Also, don’t forget to check out our blog and/or ask at the reception for things to do in Rome.

Museums & Galleries

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MUSEO NAZIONALE ROMANO
Palazzo Massimo alle Terme

th2K1SPZIE2 min (150 m)

Largo di Villa Peretti, 1

Ph +39 0639967700

official website

 

9:00 – 19:45 Tue – Sun

closed on Monday (except Easter Monday and during the “Culture Week”), January 1st & Decmber 25th

Admission ticket valid 3 days for Palazzo Massimo, Palazzo Altemps, Crypta Balbi, Terme di Diocleziano:

8 € (+ 2€ res. fee)

online ticket

ROMA PASS

Ancient Rome

 

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BORGHESE GALLERY

th2K1SPZIE22 min (1,8 Km)

Piazzale Scipione Borghese, 5

Ph +39 0632810

official website

 

8:30 – 19:30 from Tuesday to Sunday

closed on Monday, January 1st and December 25th.

ticket: 15 €

ROMA PASS (Free tickets for Roma Pass holders are only bookable through the Reservation Center +39 0632810)

Booking required

online ticket

Masterpieces from Bernini, Correggio, Caravaggio, Tiziano and Canova.

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SCUDERIE DEL QUIRINALE

th2K1SPZIE14 min (1,1 Km)

Via XXIV Maggio, 16

Ph +39 0639967557

official website

 

10:00 – 20:00 Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

10:00 – 22:30 Friday and Saturday

closed on Monday

12 € (+ 2€ res. fee)

ROMA PASS concessionary ticket

online ticket

Temporary Exhibitions.

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MERCATI DI TRAIANO
Museo del Foro Romano

th2K1SPZIE17 min (1,3 Km)

Via IV Novembre, 94

Ph +39 060608

official website

 

9:30 – 19:30 (December24th and 31st 9:30 – 14:00)

closed on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.

14 € (+ 1€ res. fee)

ROMA PASS

online ticket

Ancient Rome. Temporary Exibitions.

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PALAZZO DELLE ESPOSIZIONI

th2K1SPZIE8 min (600 m)

Via Nazionale, 194

Ph +39 0639967500

official website

 

10:00 – 20:00 Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

10:00 – 22:30 Friday and Saturday

closed on Monday

10 € (+ 2€ res. fee)

ROMA PASS concessionary ticket

ticket online

Temporary Exhibitions.

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MUSEO NAZIONALE ROMANO
Terme di Diocleziano

th2K1SPZIE4 min (300 m)

Via Enrico de Nicola, 79

Ph +39 0639967700

official website

 

9:00 – 19:30 Tue – Sun

closed on Monday (except Easter Monday and during the “Culture Week”), January 1st & Decmber 25th.

8 € (+ 2€ res. fee)

ROMA PASS. BIGLIETTO CUMULATIVO Crypta Balbi, Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano

ticket online

The Baths of Diocletian complex, epigraphic and protohistoric collections, charterhouse and cloister. Temporary Exhibitions.

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PALAZZO DEL QUIRINALE

th2K1SPZIE13 min (1 Km)

Piazza del Quirinale

Ph +39 0639967557

official website

 

09:30 – 16:00

closed on Monday and Thursday. Closed in August

ticket on line

It is possible to visit the Palace of Quirinale only with accompanied tour (reservation required). Collections: tapestries, carriages, clocks, porcelains, antique and modern paintings, antique furniture, statues and antique objects.

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NATIONAL GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Palazzo Barberini

th2K1SPZIE10 min (750 m)

Via delle Quattro Fontane, 13

Ph +39 064814591

official website

 

8:30 – 19:00 Tuesday – Sunday

closed on Monday, January 1st and December 25th.

7 € (+ 1€ res. fee)

ticket online

ROMA PASS

Paintings and other art objects from private collections dating from the 12th and 18th centuries.

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GALLERIA COLONNA

th2K1SPZIE18 min (1,3 Km)

Via della Pilotta, 17

Ph +39 066784350

official website

 

9:30 – 13:15 only Saturday

all other days, including Saturday afternoon, private visits by appointment

12 € (+1.5 € res. fee)

ticket online

One of the oldest and grandest private palaces of Rome. The art collection includes works by Lorenzo Monaco, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Palma the Elder, Salviati, Bronzino, Tintoretto, Pietro da Cortona, Annibale Carracci, Guercino, Francesco Albani, Muziano and Guido Reni.

 

GALLERIA D’ARTE MODERNA DI ROMA CAPITALE

th2K1SPZIE16 min (1,2 Km)

Via Francesco Crispi, 24

Ph +39 060608

official website

 

10:00 – 18:30 Tuesday – Sunday

closed on Monday, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.

7 € (+ 1€ res. fee)

ticket online

ROMA PASS

Over three thousand works of the nineteenth century and throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

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MUSEI CAPITOLINI

th2K1SPZIE23 min (1,9 Km)

Piazza del Campidoglio, 1

Ph +39 060608

official website

 

9:30 – 19:30 from Sunday to Saturday

closed on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.

ticket: 15 € (+ 1€ res. fee)

ROMA PASS

online ticket

The collections are closely linked to the city of Rome, and most of the exhibits come from the city itself.

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DORIA PAMPHILJ GALLERY

th2K1SPZIE20 min (1,7 Km)

Via del Corso, 305

Ph +39 066797323

official website

 

Every day from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m

closed on January 1st, Easter and December 25th.

ticket: 12 €

Masterpieces from Caravaggio, Tiziano, and Raffaello.

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Theatres

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TEATRO DELL’OPERA DI ROMA
Teatro Costanzi

th2K1SPZIE1 min (110 m)

Piazza Beniamino Gigli, 7

+39 06 4817003

official website

online ticket

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TEATRO DELL’OPERA DI ROMA
Teatro Nazionale

th2K1SPZIE3 min (190 m)

Via del Viminale, 54

Ph +39 064817003

official website

ticket online

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TEATRO BRANCACCIO

th2K1SPZIE12 min (1 Km)

Via Merulana, 244

Ph +39 0680687231

official website

ticket online

 

TEATRO ELISEO

TEATRO ELISEO & PICCOLO

th2K1SPZIE11 min (900 m)

Via Nazionale, 183

Ph +39 0683510216

official website

ticket online

The Eliseo is the youngest of the great theatres in Rome.

 

AMBRA JOVINELLI

TEATRO AMBRA JOVINELLI

th2K1SPZIE15 min (1,2 Km)

Via Guglielmo Pepe, 43 – 47

Ph +39 0683082620

official website

 

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SALONE MARGHERITA
Cafè Chantant 2.0

th2K1SPZIE17 min (1,3 Km)

Via dei Due Macelli, 73

Ph +39 066791439

official website

ticket online

 

TEATRO QUIRINO

TEATRO QUIRINO

th2K1SPZIE20 min (1,5 Km)

Via delle Vergini, 7

Ph +39 066794585

official website

ticket online

Cinema

THE SPACE ROMA MODERNO

th2K1SPZIE4 min (280 m)

Piazza della Repubblica, 43-45

+39 892111

official website

online ticket

 

 

CINEMA FIAMMA 

th2K1SPZIE9 min (700 m)

Via L. Bissolati, 43

Ph +39 06485526

official website

ticket online

movies in English – original language

 

MULTISALA BARBERINI

th2K1SPZIE12 min (950 m)

Piazza Barberini, 24

Ph +39 0686391361

official website

ticket online

movies in English – original language

 

CINECLUB DETOUR 

th2K1SPZIE9 min (650 m)

Via Urbana, 107

Ph +39 064871579

official website

Places of Interest

Colosseum Flavian Amphitheatre

COLOSSEUM

 th2K1SPZIE19 min (1,6 km)

Piazza del Colosseo

Ph +39 0639967700

8:30 – 1hr before sunset

(16:30 from the last Sunday of October to 15 February
17:00 from the 16 of February to 15 of March
17:30 from the 16 of March to last Saturday of March
19:15 from the last Sunday of March to 31 of August
19:00 from 1 of September to 30 of September
18:30 From 1 to 24 October)

Closed on January 1st and December 25th

official website

12 € (+ 2€ res. fee)

Combined ticket Colosseum, Forum and Palatine, valid for one entry in the two sites for 2 days.

online ticket

Ancient Rome

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Trevi Fountain

TREVI FOUNTAIN

th2K1SPZIE15 min (1,3 km)

Piazza di Trevi

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SANTA MARIA MAGGIORE BASILICA

th2K1SPZIE6 min (450 m)

Piazza di Santa Maria Maggiore

Ph +39 0669886800

Open daily from 7:00 to 18:45

Mass Schedule:
Weekdays: 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00 and 18:00.
Holidays: 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00 (latin), 12:00, 18:00

Schedules are subject to change. Please contact the church before visiting.

official website

 

Quirinale Palace

QUIRINAL PALACE
(PALAZZO DEL QUIRINALE)

th2K1SPZIE12 min (1 km)

Piazza del Quirinale

Ph +39 0639967557

09.30 – 16.00

closed on Monday, Thursday and August.

It is possible to visit the Palace only with accompanied tour (reservation required).

official website

10 € (res. fee incl.)

online ticket

Visitors are requested to show an ID before the tour and if the personal data are not the same of the reservation, they are not allowed to enter.

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Roman Forum

ROMAN FORUM

th2K1SPZIE16 min (1,5 km)

Largo della Salara Vecchia, 5/6

Ph +39 0639967700

8:30 – 1hr before sunset

(16:30 from the last Sunday of October to 15 February
17:00 from the 16 of February to 15 of March
17:30 from the 16 of March to last Saturday of March
19:15 from the last Sunday of March to 31 of August
19:00 from 1 of September to 30 of September
18:30 From 1 to 24 October)

Closed on January 1st and December 25th

official website

12 € (+ 2€ res. fee)

Combined ticket Colosseum, Forum and Palatine, valid for one entry in the two sites for 2 days.

online ticket

Ancient Rome

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ROMAN DOMUS OF PALAZZO VALENTINI
 th2K1SPZIE18 min (1,3 km)

Via Foro Traiano, 85
+39 06 22.76.12.80
Wednesday – Monday 9.30 – 18.30 (last visit)
Closed: on Tuesdays and December 25, January 1, May 1
official website

ticket online

12 € (+ 1.5 € res. fee)

Ancient Rome

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SANTA PRASSEDE BASILICA

th2K1SPZIE7 min (600 m)

Via di Santa Prassede, 9a

Ph +39 064882456

SAN CLEMENTE BASILICA

th2K1SPZIE21 min (1,6 km)

Via Labicana, 25

Ph +39 06 7740021

 

DOMUS AUREA
VISIT TO THE WORKSITE

th2K1SPZIE12 min (1,1 km)

Via della Domus Aurea, 1

Ph +39 0639967700

09.00 – 17.00

Saturday and Sunday, access only by guided tour in English, Spanish and Italian.

Last admission at 15:45

official website

10 € (+ 2€ res. fee)

online ticket

Archaeological site

The Castellum Aquae of Vicus Caprarius

THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AREA OF VICUS CAPRARIUS

th2K1SPZIE15 min (1,3 km)

Vicolo del Puttarello, 25

Ph +39 3397786192

email archeodomani@gmail.com

11:00 – 17:30 from Tuesday to Friday

11:00 to 19:00 Saturday and Sunday

closed Monday

ticket: 3 €

Archaeological site

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Restaurants

Restaurants

La Matriciana dal 1870 (Via del Viminale, 44 – +39 06 4881775) Atmosfera anni ’30 e cucina tipicamente romana. Chiusura: sabato a pranzo. Thirties atmosphere with typical Roman cooker. Closed: Saturday lunch time
Antica Bohéme (Via Napoli 4 – +39 06 4885505) Specialità della cucina romanesca. Chiusura: domenica Traditional specialties of the Roman cuisine.
Strega (Piazza del Viminale 27, 31 – +39 06 485670) Forno a legna per la pizza. Chiusura: sabato a pranzo. Wood oven for pizzas
Target (Via Torino 33 – +39 06 4740066) Cucina mediterranea rivisitata. Venerdì e sabato musica pianobar e dj set. Chiusura: domenica a pranzo.
Alessio (Via del Viminale, 2G – +39 06 4885271) Cucina romana e nazionale. Chiusura: sabato, domenica e festivi a pranzo.
Il Giglio (Via Torino 137 – +39 064881606) Piatti tipici della cucina toscana e romana. Chiusura: lunedì a pranzo e domenica.
Agata e Romeo (Via Carlo Alberto 45 – 064466115) haute cuisine.
Moma (Via di S. Basilio 42 – 0642011798) bar and contemporary cuisine.
La cicala e la formica (Via Leonina 17 – 064817490) trattoria.
F.I.S.H. (Via dei Serpenti 16 – 0647824962) fish and sushi bar.
Enoteca Monti (Via G. Lanza 93) regional cuisine.
Taverna romana (Via della Madonna dei Monti 79 – 064745325).
Hasekura (Via dei Serpenti 27 – 06483648) japanese cuisine.
Maharajah (Via di S. Basilio 124 – 064747144) indian cuisine.
Urbana 47
(Via Urbana 47 – 0647884006) winebar and restaurant.
Da Danilo (Via Petrarca 13 – 0677200111) typical roman cuisine.

Trattoria Monti (Via di S. Vito 13 – 064466573) regional cuisine.
Il nipotino del solitario (Via S. Martino ai Monti 43 – 064741634).
Open Colonna
(Via Milano 9 – 0647822641) restaurant self-service gourmet.
Hang Zhou (Via S. Martino ai Monti 33 – 064872732) chinese cuisine.

WineBar
Marchetti (Via Flavia 28 – 064741745 064872028).
Vino al vino (Via dei Serpenti 19 – 06485803).
Trimani (Via Cernaia 37 – 064469630).
Cavour 313 (Via Cavour 313 – 066785496).
Ai tre scalini (Via Panisperna 251 – 0648907495).

Specialità
Er buchetto dal 1890 (Via del Viminale 2 – +39 064883031) La migliore porchetta di Roma. Piccola taverna famosa per i suoi panini ripieni di porchetta, formaggi, affettati e vino dei Castelli.
Dagnino (Galleria Esedra – 064818660) Pasticceria siciliana. Sicilian pastry shop.
Panella (Via Merulana,  54-55 – +39 06 4872435) Biscotteria, panetteria, pizza al taglio, arancini, dolci tipici romanin con ricotta fresca e spezie.
Il giardino del tè (Via del Boschetto, 107 – 064746888) Negozio e sala da tè (oltre 150 varietà tra tè, tisane zuccheri e caffè).
Roscioni (Via Principe Amedeo, 15-17 +39 04880725)
Castroni (Via Nazionale, 71 – +39 06 48987474)
Tricolore (Via Urbana 126 – 0688976898) good snacks and panini.
Regoli (Via dello Statuto – 064872812) good patisserie.

Nightlife

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BLACK MARKET
th2K1SPZIE7 min (550 m)

Via Panisperna, 101

Ph +39 3398227541

18:00 – 2:00
official website
Mixology cocktails bar, live music, dj set, bistrot, afternoon tea room,  aperitif.

 

The Barber Shop

THE BARBER SHOP
th2K1SPZIE20 min (1,6 Km)

Via Iside, 2 – 6
Ph +39 3470095009 – 3279766893

23:00 – 3:00 Thursday to Monday

Private mixology bar, music, finger food.

Shopping

VIA NAZIONALE 

th2K1SPZIE2 min (150 m)

 

Bookshop 

254/255 : Il Libraccio

Clothing, Shoes and Accessories

20: Sandro Ferrone

28: Max Mara

33: Desigual

45: Prenatal

47: Timberland

54: Furla

57: Stefanel

64: Jack & Jones

78/80/81: Alcott

83/84/85: Tezenis

88: Bata

197: Elena Mirò

198: Guess

199: Misano

209: Camicissima

227: Intimissimi

231: List’s

232: Geox

234: Regal

237/238: Calzedonia

Department Store

239: Mitsukoshi

Grocery Store

71: Castroni

211: Despar

Health and Beauty

228: Farmacia e Profumeria Piram

 

 

PIAZZA DEL VIMINALE    

th2K1SPZIE3 min (230 m)

Drugstore

23: Farmacia Viminale

Via degli Zingari

61a: US Records vinyl.

36: Libreria tearoom.

62: Kaja shoes.

10: BB clothing.

54a: Untitled clothing.

Piazza Madonna dei Monti

LOL clothing.

Via dei Serpenti

141: Pifebo vintage clothing.

135: Il Tesoro ethnic clothing.

33: Podere Vecciano  delicatessen.

96: Beaverton shoes.

6: Outlet clothing.

Via Baccina

34-36: Neighborhood Market.

70: Handmade Jewelery.

Via del Boschetto

94: Vintage clothing.

130: Arte accessories.

40: Modarelli accessories and clothing.

35: Handmade Jewelery.

20: La gru books.

15: Dammi la mano kids clothing.

61: Cardboard objects.

Via Panisperna

220: Nora P home accessories.

225: Mia market organic market.

226: Leopardessa clothing.

61: Mia Carmen clothing.

62: Le gallinelle clothing.

53: Antico e antico antiques.

127: 127 clothing.

Via Urbana

25: DOP clothing.

27: Glass laboratory.

118: Rigodritto home accessories.

92: LOL clothing.

98: Studio Cassio mosaics.

Via Leonina

82: La bottega del cioccolato.

24: Vintage clothing.

78: Edo City clothing.

6: Paraphernalia clothing.

Piazza della Suburra

42: Super clothing.

41: Mailboxes UPS carrier.

Via Madonna dei Monti

60: Isola antique and vintage objects.