The Janiculum, occasionally the Janiculan Hill, is a hill in western , . Although it is the second-tallest hill in the contemporary city of Rome, the Janiculum does not figure among the proverbial Seven Hills of Rome, being west of the and outside the boundaries of the ancient city.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is situated 600 metres north of Janiculum. Photo: JTSH26, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a park in named for the villa at its centre. is situated 200 metres west of Janiculum. Photo: Notafly, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a church in , , which includes in its courtyard the Tempietto, a small commemorative martyrium built by Donato Bramante. is situated 580 metres north of Janiculum. Photo: Dongagliano, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The is a Renaissance suburban villa in the Via della Lungara, in the district of in , central . is situated 1¼ km north of Janiculum. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a district in . The district's name derives from the Latin words "Trans Tiberem": beyond the Tiber river. Photo: Roundtheworld, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Aventino and Testaccio are neighbourhoods of . Aventino is named for the hill which rises up near the Tiber river and is one of the legendary seven hills of Rome. Photo: Dnalor 01, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, the 'Eternal City', is the capital and largest city of and of the region. Photo: Absent-08, CC BY-SA 4.0.


41.8833° or 41° 53' north
12.4667° or 12° 28' east
Open Location Code
48 metres (157 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Amharic: ጃኒኮሎ
  • Armenian: Յանիկուլում
  • Bulgarian: Яникул
  • Catalan: Janícul
  • Chinese: 賈尼科洛
  • Chinese: 賈尼科洛山
  • Chinese: 贾尼科洛
  • Chinese: 贾尼科洛山
  • Chinese: 雅尼库鲁姆
  • Chinese: 雅尼庫魯姆
  • Czech: Janiculus
  • Dutch: Janiculum
  • English: Gianicolo
  • Finnish: Gianicolo
  • French: Janicule
  • German: Gianicolo
  • Hebrew: ג'אניקולו
  • Hebrew: גאניקולו
  • Hungarian: Gianicolo
  • Italian: Gianicolo
  • Italian: Monte Gianicolo
  • Japanese: ジャニコロ
  • Japanese: ジャニコロの丘
  • Japanese: ジャニコロ丘
  • Japanese: ヤニクルム
  • Japanese: ヤニクルムの丘
  • Korean: 자니콜로
  • Latin: Ianiculum
  • Latin: Mons Ianiculus
  • Norwegian: Janiculum
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Janiculum
  • Polish: Janikulum
  • Portuguese: Janículo
  • Russian: Яникул
  • Serbo-Croatian: Janiculum
  • Spanish: Janiculo
  • Spanish: Janículo
  • Swedish: Janiculum
  • Ukrainian: Янікул

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