The 9 Most Hands-Down, Drop-Dead Gorgeous Photogenic Places In Italy

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Just across the river from Rome’s historic center, you’ll find this cozy, cobbled neighborhood filled with amber-hued buildings, tangles of vines, and looking like the Rome of centuries ago (save for the tourists and junk shops). Not to be missed are the Basilica di Santa Maria in the main piazza, with its awe-inducing, gold 13th-century mosaics, and come sundown, a cup of nocciola (hazelnut) gelato on the steps of the Fontana di Trilussa while watching the sun set over the Tiber.