This apartment is centrally located, just steps from the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano and the Scala Santa and is ideal for a holiday stay.
Its strategic location allows you to walk to the main sites and monuments of historical and cultural interest and being well served by public transport (metro A, bus, taxi) to easily explore the city.
The accommodation is located on the top floor (with elevator) of an elegant building of '900 and consists of 4 comfortable double rooms equipped with TV, ceiling fan or air conditioning (the apartment is not all air condioned, only 1 bedroom, the other 3 bedrooms have ceiln fans), a fully fitted and equipped kitchen, a magnificent terrace overview with table and chairs, 3 bathrooms. Internet wifi
This famous district of Rome, is characterized by the Lateran Palace and the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, is a fence of residential streets, often used for the provision of training and cultural events, such as the famous musical concert of May 1.
In the medieval period the Lateran Palace was the seat of the Popes population. While even today the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano is the cathedral of the Diocese of Rome and the Papal religion. It 's the oldest basilica in the West and the first of the four papal cathedrals.
The Basilica and the large surrounding area together, including: the Pontifical Lateran Palace, the Palazzo dei Canonici, the Pontifical Roman Major Seminary and the Pontifical Lateran University, having originated in the Italian territory, enjoy all the comforts of the Holy See recognized the which possesses the full relevance
Porta S. John is linked to the Roman traditions, especially on the 'Night of Saint John ', June 23, known as the 'The witches night', which took place in a large outdoor party, once so dear to the Romans .
It was popularly believed that the night of St. John, in fact, the ghosts of Herodias and her daughter Salome, who had beheaded John the Baptist and condemned to wander the world on a broomstick to expiate guilt, summon all the witches on the lawns of the Lateran.
People started from all quarters of the city, by the light of torches and lanterns, and concentrated in San Giovanni in Laterano and to pray to the Holy eating snails in the inns and cabins specially equipped for the party. The snails were a customary dish, because the tradition was 'a lot of snails, lots of horns to the witches.
The San Giovanni is full of shops of all kinds. Shopping is provided by the commercial Via Appia Nuova, the typical market of Via Sannio (small Portaportese) and the imposing building that houses the department store Coin.