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Knights of Malta Square

Knights of Malta Square
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Type of Attraction
Buildings & Monuments, Streets & Squares
Interests That Apply
History, Architecture, Local Culture
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Water/Drinks: NOT available at this attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
Restrooms: Not Available
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Knights of Malta Square

Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta

The Famed Hole of Rome

Family Time Off The Beaten Path

Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta
Rome, 00153


This small piazza provides visitors with a very unique view of St. Peter's through the keyhole of the gate leading to the private Knights of Malta complex. The keyhole found at the Knights of Malta Square (Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta) offers a surprisingly picture-perfect view of St. Peter's Basilica framed by trees. The walled-in complex is the Roman headquarters to the Knights of Malta, which is a Roman Catholic religious order and considered the world's oldest surviving order of chivalry. The public is only allowed to get as close as the peep-hole, but visitors line up for the famous view.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 24 hrs, daily
Visit Time: 30min-1hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free


Outdoor with little or no covering.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: All Ages
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Nearest Train or Bus: Circo Massimo
Best Modes of Transportation: Bus Subway
Notes: Subway: Line B - Circo Massimo stop
Parking Availability: No

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