Entertainment

Concert Venue in Villa Borghese & Northern Rome

Auditorium Parco della Musica

The hub of Rome's thriving cultural scene, the Auditorium is the capital's premier concert venue. Its three concert halls offer superb acoustics, and together with a 3000-seat open-air arena, stage everything from c…
Jazz in Southern Rome

La Casa del Jazz

In the middle of a 2500 sq metre park in the southern suburbs, the Casa del Jazz is housed in a three-storey 1920s villa that once belonged to the boss of the banda del Magliana, a powerful local mafia outfit. When …
Stadium in Villa Borghese & Northern Rome

Stadio Olimpico

A trip to Rome’s impressive Stadio Olimpico offers an unforgettable insight into Rome’s sporting heart. Throughout the football season (September to May) there’s a game on most Sundays. Tickets cost from about €20 d…
Theatre in Centro Storico

Teatro Valle

One of Rome’s historic stages, this perfectly proportioned 18th-century theatre is where Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author premiered in 1921. Since 2011 it has been occupied by a group of theatre wo…
Live Music in San Giovanni & Testaccio

ConteStaccio

With an under-the-stars terrace and buzzing vibe, ConteStaccio is one of the top venues on the Testaccio clubbing strip. It's something of a multi-purpose outfit with a cocktail bar, pizzeria and restaurant, but it'…
Theatre in Centro Storico

Teatro Argentina

Founded in 1732, Rome’s top theatre is one of the two official homes of the Teatro di Roma – the other is the Teatro India in the southern suburbs. Rossini’s Barber of Seville premiered here in 1816 and it today sta…
Theatre in Villa Borghese & Northern Rome

Teatro Olimpico

The Teatro Olimpico hosts a season of classical concerts by the Accademia Filarmonica Romana (www.filarmonicaromana.org), an organisation whose past members have included Rossini, Donizetti and Verdi. The theatre of…
Live Music in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Blackmarket

A bit outside the main Monti hub, this charming, living room-style bar filled with eclectic vintage furniture is a small but rambling place, great for sitting back on mismatched armchairs for a leisurely, convivial …
Stadium in Villa Borghese & Northern Rome

Foro Italico

This grand Fascist-era sports complex, built between 1928 and 1938, is centred on Rome's 70,000-seat Stadio Olimpico, home of the capital's two Serie A football teams. It's also Italy's premier tennis venue, staging…
Cinema in Villa Borghese & Northern Rome

Casa del Cinema

In Villa Borghese, the Casa del Cinema comprises three projection halls, an exhibition space, and an outdoor theatre. It screens everything from documentaries to shorts, indie flicks and art-house classics (sometime…