Housed in Rome’s ex-slaughterhouse, MACRO Testaccio (the second of MACRO's two exhibition spaces) serves up contemporary art in two...
Right in the heart of the Testaccio neighbourhood, Monte Testaccio, aka Monte dei Cocci, is an artificial grass-covered hill made almost...
Rome's best-known gay club, L’Alibi does high-camp with style, putting on kitsch shows and playing sultry, soulful house to a mixed gay...
Checchino dal 1887
A pig’s whisker from the city’s former slaughterhouse, Checchino is one of the grander restaurants specialising in the quinto quarto ...
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Lonely Planet review
For a warehouse-party vibe, head to this historic centro sociale (an ex-squat turned cultural centre) occupying the city’s graffiti-sprayed former slaughterhouse. Entrance is cheap, the beer flows and there's plenty of music action with live DJ sets and gigs, mostly techno, dancehall, reggae, dubstep and drum ‘n’ bass.