Parco del Colle Oppio Tours
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With its prime location overlooking the mighty Colosseum, the Parco del Colle Oppio (Colle Oppio Park) is often seen as a mere walkway to Rome’s star attraction, but the hillside park is also a fascinating archeological site in its own right. Famously one of the seven hills of ancient Rome, Colle Oppio was once the site of the Baths of Trajan and Titus, as well as the Domus Aurea, (Nero’s Villa) and is dotted with intriguing ruins.
Laid out by Raffaele De Vico in 1928, the 11-hectare park was once embellished with marble statues, grand fountains and rose gardens, but today maintains a somewhat unkept façade. It’s none-the-less a popular lookout point, offering great views of the Colosseum and the Palatine, and hosts live music, entertainment and art exhibitions during the summer months.
The Parco del Colle Oppio is located just northeast of the Colosseum in central Rome.
Address: Colle Oppio Park, 22, Rome, Italy
Hours: Open daily dawn-dusk
1 Tours and Activities to Experience Parco del Colle Oppio
See Rome in eternal style and with the convenience of a private guide on this vintage Fiat 500 city tour. See the city while on board of one of the most iconic symbols of Italian lifestyle and design, visiting top highlights and attractions and more hidden ones. Finish the tour with an iced coffee or a glass of Prosecco.
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What are Parco del Colle Oppio hours of operation?
Parco del Colle Oppio hours of operation: Open daily dawn-dusk. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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