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Piazza della Bocca della Verita

Piazza della Bocca della Verita | Ripa, Rome, Italy
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Piazza della Bocca della Verita | Ripa, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Piazza is nice and very near the river, though the road is busy. Worth a wander if you're in a queue for the Bocca.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Around this square there are several interesting things - the mouth of the truth, the Santa Maria church in Kosmedin and an ancient small forum with two temples in it. To see the 'mouth of truth' should be waiting in line.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived here early (10am) and the line was already walked out and down. We waited for 30 minutes and finally had enough. Not really worth going over for. If you are on a fast paced city visit, this place is a time-sucker and not...More

1  Thank mabellejee
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Queued up for around 10-15 minutes and had a photo with my hand in its mouth. We didn't pay anything and had a quick look around the church which was nice inside. It's just one of those touristy things to do in Rome and tick...More

Thank ChesterChezza
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Visited in June 2016 and sure there was queue of people, but go to Colosseo for a proper one :) First of all the queue is doable, goes very fast, since everybody is allowed to take 1 picture (sure everybody is cheating including me and...More

1  Thank Lanai Yasmin A
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We (4 of us including our 15yr old boy and 13 yr old girl) were here as part of a 4 night visit. (Please see the other reviews if you're planning something similar). We tried to test the Bocca del Verite, but the queues were...More

Thank MikeKelly486647
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A square known for Bocca della Verita stone.But there's also a pretty nice church,an interesting old temple and a beautiful fountain.At walking distance you can find Tiberina island.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Piazza della Bocca della Verità part of the ancient Forum Boarium, is a lovely piazza with a lot to see. The Fountain of the Tritons was built by Carlo Bizzaccheri in 1719, it features two Tritons holding up a large shell, with water flowing into...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Have seen the Bocca Della Verita in many movies and it was a great, fun way to see it in real life- although there can be a small 20 minute line up and a 2 Euro fee, it was well worth it.... Enjoyed the experience...More

Thank GaryDaniels50
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I visited here while walking to see the Circus Maximus. It's situated just down from the Teatro di Marcello and can be found in the basilica of Santa Maria in Cosmedin. It's thought that previously the mouth acted as a drain cover and was famously...More

Thank helenandpaul13
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Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is
Rome’s oasis. A neighbourhood made up of a patchwork
of ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and
embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the
vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around
the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of
surprises like the clever little keyhole at the
Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find
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