Street art tour in the Ostiense district
- Explore the street art in the Ostiense/Testaccio quarter
- Professional art historian guide
- Small group tour with a maximum of 8 people
Rome is not just ancient ruins and Baroque churches: the Eternal City has recently been experiencing a boom of…Street art! Urban artworks are reviving the walls from suburban to popular districts in Rome. These art-works provide a new an opportunity to explore the lesser known corners of this surprising city.
Your guide will take you to little known parts of the city, unknown to the general public, such as “Quadraro” in the south-eastern part of the city, where we can enjoy the early works by David “Daivù” Vecchiato in the Via dei Corneli area, Via dei Lentuli and Largo dei Quintili.
Allow the guide to tell you about the “Mu.Ro” project and together explore the picturesque Ostiense area, formerly an industrial district famous for its striking gasometer (an abandoned gas container).
The Ostiense District project has enabled street artists like Blu to give new life to local buildings with a rainbow of multi-colored faces and Carlos Atoche to create, on the wall, a world of submerged statues. These are just some of the artists that were inspired by the city’s post-industrial atmosphere and gave life to remarkable art works in the Ostiense district where, in fact, the highest concentration of street paintings is to be found in Rome.
- Art historian guide
- Small group tour
- Food and drinks
Via Raffaele Persichetti, 00153 Roma
Across the Metro Line Piramide, in front of the Pyramid. Look for your guide holding a sign with, Joy of Rome.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
- Ending location is at Bridge Settimia Spizzichino
From 25 March to 31 October:
- Wednesdays and Fridays at 9.00am
- Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 4.30pm
From 1 November to 24 March:
- Wednesdays and Fridays at 10.30am
- Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 2.00pm
This tour is not available on all the first Sundays of the month, On January 1st and 6th, May 1st, June 2nd, June 29th, November 1st, December 25th.
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