Lonely Planet Writer

Street art project illuminates Rome’s suburbs

Street art in Ostiense.
Street art in Ostiense. Image by brunifia / CC BY 2.0

Visitors have a new reason to head out of the crowded streets of central Rome and into the suburbs, thanks to a project that has filled the Italian capital’s outlying areas with street art. Over 40 works have been created over the past two months in neighbourhoods such as Ostiense, San Basilio, Rebibbia and Torpignattara. A map of the artworks will also be created, to help visitors to Rome discover a different side of the city. Read more: ansa.it