Your travel guide to Nomentano
Nomentano has a friendly vibe and is a great place in Rome for all walks of life. The neighborhood is plentiful with museums, monuments and sights attesting to the history of Rome from 753 BC founding to modern day. It’s well-known for its open green spaces like the Villa Torlonia and popular venues for socializing like the Piazza Bologna. Unlike some other Rome neighborhoods, Nomentano is easy to navigate with its grid-like street planning. A series of connected streets run along the eastern border.
Things to Do and See in Nomentano
The Villa Torlonia is a large complex, including an 18th century villa that was home to Benito Mussolini. It is also home to museums and art collections by noted Roman artists. Outside of the complex, is a public park where you enjoy a picnic, sunbathe or play a quick game of calcetto. At the Quartiere Coppede, you’ll find a treasure trove of Rome's art nouveau buildings that are exemplary of turn-of-the-century architecture. /p>
Transportation in Nomentano
Nomentano is easily connected to the city via Metro, tram and bus. The two major bus hugs are Piazza Bologna and Piazza Fiume. They connect to many areas, such as the Olympic Stadium, Centro, Monti, Ludovik and Prati. Trams 19 and 3 connect the neighborhood to Trastevere, Testaccio and Villa Borghese. If you want to take the Rome Metro from your hotel, there are two stops on the blue line that connects to stops at Termini, Aventine, Monti and the Tiburtina Station. Scooter are also a popular way to get around.
Where to Eat in Nomentano
The area caters to traditional Roman cuisine, and it’s easy to find pizza-by-the-slice shops and Roman pizzerias. Trattorias are plentiful, and Capoboia is a popular haunt for a fish-focused menu. At the famed Piazza Bologna’s Ba Ghetto, you’ll find kosher food. There are also museum restaurants where you dine on the best kebabs in Rome. There are also many cafes that offer alfresco dining and terrace dining.