Palazzo Clementino

"Palazzo Clementino" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Wednesday 9th November 2011

Clement XI built this palace in the beginning of the 18th century on the site of the ruins remained from the ancient Baths of Diocletian. It was used as a provision store of the city. Later it was adapted for the prison for condemned to public works, and in the end of the past century the palace was transformed in the Hospice for Blind People under the protection of Queen Margherita, which moved several decades later to Casino di Pio V in the zone of Via Aurelia.

At present the palace is occupied by a big hotel, which is very common for the zone of Termini containing the greatest number of hotels in Rome, all serving the Railway station.

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