Trastevere is probably the most traditional area of the city, the place where workers used to live in ancient times, located on the other side of the Tiber River, but in the past fifteen years Trastevere has been renovating by leaps and bounds. It feels like every time a family-run hardware store closes, a chic wine bar takes its place. But the essential character hasn't been ruined yet. It still feels more like a village than a part of a big city. Is very interesting to get lost in the alleys of this amazing neighborhood, eat in one of the many traditional restaurants and simply breathe the real Roman atmosphere.
What to see in Trastevere
Besides the delicious food and nice views, in Trastevere you'll see some of the nicest church in Rome, first of all, Santa Maria in Trastevere, located in the Piazza that share the name, and is the epicenter of the area, with the church and fountain in front of us, we see Trastevere just the way it's looked for centuries. Santa Maria is the first church to have been dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and it was one of the most important centers of early Christianity, you should not leave Rome without visiting this beautiful place.