Trinità dei Monti
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Rome of poets

For lovers of poems and quatrains, suggest a course a bit unusual but very poetic of the city …
Many writers and poets, infact, have passed some houses in the capital and their host, have become today’s museum dedicated to them. We therefore show a path that unfolds entirely in the old town, starting with the “divine poet” Dante Alighieri, who stayed in front of the Isola Tiberina (Trastevere side), to be exact in Piazza Sonnino 5. The typical medieval building, still retains all its charm, showing the architectural features of the period: a house with a garden and is now called “Casa di Dante”.

Then we recommend that, when you go to visit the unmissable Trinità dei Monti, increase your walk a few tens of meters and look at the building where he was resident in 1817, George Byron, the exact address is Piazza di Spagna 66.
In the same square but at number 26, you will find the “Keats-Shelley House”. The house, located right next to the Stepped path, was the last home of John Keats who died there in 1821, only twentyfive years.
Another stop that we recommend, always in the area, is the “House of Johann Wolfgang Goethe” in via del Corso 18, near Piazza del Popolo and now site of the museum.

Last, but not least, we suggest a visit, maybe in the evening, even late at night, given the vivacity of the area (Trastevere) piazza Trilussa, where you will not find a home but the homonymous statue of the roman poet, probably the most loved and most representative for the romans people.