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Puppet show &
breathtaking panorama


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Why locals love it

The puppet show at Gianicolo Belvedere is a tradition for every family in Rome. All Roman children have been brought here by their parents at least once in their lifetime. It’s a funny and cheerful experience for children and children at heart.

Why you should visit it

A stroll on Gianicolo hill is a must when in Rome. The panorama is breathtaking: the view stretches over roofs, ancient ruins, monuments and baroque domes as far as the eye can see. If you’re travelling with children, come here on a Sunday for a traditional puppet show that’s bound to impress everyone, adults included!

Special tip

A special canon fires blanks at noon every day from the top of the hill.

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overwhelming view
June 26, 2019
Beautiful place to view Rome
An Inactive User
October 8, 2017
Are the puppet shows free?
July 9, 2016
Is the puppet show held during August? Is there a specific time?
June 22, 2015

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