Cimitero di Campo Verano
Basilica di San Lorenzo Fuori le Mura
This is one of Rome’s four patriarchal basilicas and is an atmospheric, tranquil edifice that’s starker than many of the city’s grand...
An elegant former pasta factory that hung up its spaghetti racks in 1960 after 55 years of business, this is now a hub of Rome's...
This left-wing alternative arts centre hosts live gigs and club nights: expect electronica DJ sets featuring live sax, discussions,...
This trendy yet old-style lace-curtained trattoria takes its name from the trams that rattle past outside. It's a family-run concern...
Piazzale del Verano · interesting places nearby
Cimitero di Campo Verano information
The city’s largest cemetery dates to the Napoleonic occupation of Rome between 1804 and 1814, when an edict ordered that the city’s dead must be buried outside the city walls. Between the 1830s and the 1980s virtually all Catholics who died in Rome (with the exception of popes, cardinals and royalty) were buried here. If you're in the area it's worth a look for its grand tombs, but try to avoid 2 November (All Souls’ Day), when thousands of Romans flock to the cemetery to leave flowers on the tombs of loved ones.