Hectic Castro Pretorio is Rome’s quintessential on-the-go neighbourhood. Its savvy residents are hip to the needs of movers and shakers, including travellers who come to marvel at the neighborhood’s wealth of ancient ruins and commuters who need a quick recharge during the morning rush. Its incredibly varied residents make Castro Pretorio one of the most multilingual and multiethnic districts in central Rome, and their diverse backgrounds come as a welcomed gift to those asking “Does anyone in this shop speak English, French, or Cantonese?”See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
City Crossroads and Busy Intersections
Castro Pretorio's Mixed Community
Architecture Around Castro Pretorio
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighbourhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Diego Barone Lumaga
Diego Barone Lumaga lives in Naples, and works as both an IT engineer and a freelance photographer - though, he prefers the term, "photographic engineer." This collaboration with Airbnb gave him the opportunity to combine his love of travel with his photographic eye. It also led him to discover the many historical treasures of Rome, which he considers the greatest empire in history.