Trastevere is a hidden treasure trove of winding cobblestone streets that only native Romans know well. Small squares, historical buildings, typical restaurants, cafes, craft shops and small boutiques bring the medieval neighborhood to life. It vibrates with action, day and night. This walking tour starts at the famous Ponte Sisto, the most romantic bridge in Rome. During the walk, you’ll see the Tiberine Island—a small isle in the Tiber filled with medieval architecture—as well as some gorgeous city squares, like St. Maria with its ancient basilica that contains Piero Cavallini's intricate 14th-century mosaics. The tour also includes the beautiful church of St. Cecilia, and the amazing underground passageways of San Crisogono.
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