Although its traditionally proletarian nature is changing as the crumbling palazzi become gentrified, a stroll among the labyrinthine...
Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere
Trastevere’s focal square is a prime people-watching spot. By day it’s full of mums with strollers, chatting locals and guidebook-toting...
Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere
Nestled in a quiet corner of Trastevere's focal square, this is said to be the oldest church dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Rome. In...
This old-style cinema with plush red seats occasionally shows films in their original language with Italian subtitles.
A splendid Sicilian cafe selling cakes (the cannoli – pastry tubes filled with ricotta – they fill for you then and there), and creamy...
Via di San Francesco a Ripa 158 · interesting places nearby
Pizzeria Ivo information
One of Trastevere’s most famous pizzerias, Ivo’s has been slinging pizzas for some 40 years, and still the hungry come. With the TV on in the corner and the tables full (a few outside on the cobbled street), Ivo is a noisy and vibrant place, and the waiters fit the gruff-and-fast stereotype.