The Council Rose Garden in Rome

The Council Rose Garden (Roseto Comunale) in Rome on Aventino Hill is one of the most idyllic and pleasant retreats in the Eternal City, where you can see rare rose species in bloom, as well as Mediterranean flowers and fragrant shrubs set against a backdrop of Circus Maximus and Palatine Hill.

roseto-comunale.jpgThe garden is home to around 1100 species of rose, including samples native to China and Mongolia, making a visit a real treat for gardeners. Plus, until June 18th, the Council Rose Garden is free to enter and will be open daily, including weekends, from 8.30 am until 7.30 pm.

Inside the Rose Garden you will also find a fascinating exhibition area, where competitors taking part in “Premio Roma” are displaying their floral show pieces.

The Council Rose Garden is located in one of the most beautiful places in Rome, on the Aventino, overlooking the Circus Maximus and the Palatine.The garden with 1,100 species of roses from around the world, even from China and Mongolia.It rises in a dedicated place since the antiquity of flowers, a temple consecrated to the goddess Flora.

 

How to Get There

Address: Via di Valle Murcia, 6 (Aventino)

Bus lines: 81, 628 or 715

Metro: Line B – nearest stop is “Circus Maximus”

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