Monte Testaccio

Between the Aurelian Walls and the Tiber, in the south of the city, there is Testaccio, Mons Testaceus (hill of potsherds), an artificial mound c. 30m high with a circumference of c. 1km. This was formed from the disposal of amphoras from the nearby port of Rome.

Other Monuments Nearby

Pyramid of Caius Cestius

Aurelian Walls

Porta San Paolo