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Centocelle is characterized by the presence of streets with botanical themed names: via dei Castani, piazza dei Mirti, via delle Acacie, via dei Gelsi, Viale delle Gardenie, via dei Faggi ...
The name of the district derives from Centum cellae ('one hundred rooms'), a vast military citadel built by the emperor Constantine I in which the hundred best knights of the imperial guard lived and practiced. Among the important historical remains of past eras, there is the Centocelle tower, dating back to the 12th century AD. C., which allowed to control a vast area of the countryside between via Prenestina and via Tuscolana. Then there is the Alessandrino aqueduct built in 226 d. C. by the will of Emperor Alexander Sever with the function of bringing water to the spa of Nero.
An important green area for the district is the Centocelle Park, which hosts buried Roman villas dating back to the 6th century BC. C.
At 500 meters from Centocelle is the archaeological park of Villa Gordiani, located on the Via Prenestina, which contains the remains of a vast patrician villa, traditionally identified with that of the imperial family of the Gordians.
In the park, ideal for a refreshing walk, there are also a columbarium and a two-storey Roman cistern.
Centocelle experienced its first major modern development with the construction of the first Italian airport used by the Wright brothers in 1909 for a series of demonstrations.
Before the Second World War the outskirts of Centocelle experienced a first strong urbanization with the construction of churches and schools and its appearance was a mixture of rural and urban elements: country paths, small houses and small inns were the protagonists of the scene.
Centocelle, Torpignattara, Mandrione and the Borgata degli Angeli were the places of Pasolini in Rome.
The Pigneto before it became the center of Roman nightlife, Pasolini knew him as a proletarian and popular neighborhood, a suburban hamlet in the center of Rome. For this reason he chose it for the filming of his first Accattone film, set mainly between via Fanfulla da Lodi, via Giovenale and the tables of the Bar Necci.
It is one of the most characteristic places of the Pasolini's Rome and among those that the poet, writer and director was more frequent to attend. Here, in a trattoria, he meets the brothers and bleachers Franco and Sergio Citti, with whom he will be born a long artistic collaboration.
Centocelle, with its neighboring neighborhoods, is a combination of ancient and modern history: a possibility not to be missed for your holidays in Rome or for your study or work stay.
During the stay I will be happy to share with my guests all the useful information to visit Rome making use of my help and my suggestions for visiting the city and surroundings.
The apartment is 500 meters from the new C Mirti metro station. Today's network of connections is well structured and has maintained two tram lines, the 5 and the 19, which end in Piazza dei Gerani. The two lines connect the district with the city center via the Via Prenestina (19 connects it with San Pietro and 5 arrives to Termini station).
For Termini station, where it is terminus, you can also take the Roma-Giardinetti train.
Nearby there are parking lots both paid and guarded, which are free.
A taxi service can be arranged upon request.
Distances from the airports by car: Fiumicino 28 km, Ciampino 10 km.