Acqua Madre Hammam
A chic new hammam in the Jewish Ghetto, where you can do-as-the-ancient-Romans-did and soak away your cares in the tepidarium (warm...
Fontana delle Tartarughe
This playful much-loved 16th-century fountain depicts four boys gently hoisting tortoises up into a bowl of water. Now covered in...
A real-life house of horrors, Palazzo Cenci was the scene of one of the 16th century’s most infamous crimes, the murder of Francesco...
A high-camp blast of baroque and art deco, this velvet-lined, chandelier-slung bar is a theatrical choice beloved of VIPs, theatre...
Via del Portico d’Ottavia 1 · interesting places nearby
This tiny, unsigned Jewish bakery is where the locals come to buy their special occasion dolci (cakes and pastries). The burnished cakes are bursting with fruit and sultanas, and specialities include ricotta cake with chocolate flakes and cherries, and mostacciolo romano (a kind of sweet biscuit) – all served by authentically grumpy, elderly ladies.