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The 500 Hidden Secrets of Rome

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Rome reveals 500 off-the-beaten-track places and interesting details for anyone who’s keen to explore the city’s best-kept secrets, e.g.

  • The 5 favourite osterie to eat among locals
  • 5 places to see fascist-era architecture
  • 5 ancient games to discover
  • 5 hidden sundials or meridians
  • The 5 most charming artists’ houses
  • … and much more


The 500 Hidden Secrets is a series of essential city guides - check out 500hiddensecrets.com for more information. Every guide

  • is written by a savvy local
  • only contains independent advice
  • is based on thorough research and the authors’ personal opinions
  • is frequently updated and reissued.


Luisa Grigoletto is a Rome-based arts and culture writer and travel expert. Her partner, Christopher Livesay, is a foreign correspondent for American public broadcasting. Photographer Roel Hendrickx has discovered Rome’s hidden secrets through his lens, and has managed to capture the city’s eternal beauty perfectly.


Second edition                  September 2018

First published in              June 2017
Language                           English
Finish                                 Softcover
Format                                12 x 18 cm
#pages                                262
ISBN                                    9789460582059


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