Pyramid of Cestius

The Pyramid of Cestius is an ancient pyramid in , , near the and the . It was built as a tomb for Gaius Cestius, a member of the Epulones religious corporation.

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The district is the heart of ancient and the Roman Empire. Photo: Paolostefano1412, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Rome Porta San Paolo Railway Park Museum is a museum in , concerned with railway and tram transportation. is situated 160 metres south of Pyramid of Cestius. Photo: Van Loon, CC BY 3.0.

Archaeological site
is an artificial mound in composed almost entirely of testae, fragments… is situated 470 metres west of Pyramid of Cestius. Photo: Lalupa, Public domain.

The Cimitero Acattolico of , often referred to as the Cimitero dei protestanti or Cimitero degli Inglesi, is a private cemetery in the rione of in Rome. is situated 180 metres southwest of Pyramid of Cestius. Photo: LuciusCommons, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Aventino and Testaccio are neighborhoods 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.

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.

The , which is the centremost of the Seven Hills of Rome, is one of the most ancient… is situated 1½ km north of Pyramid of Cestius. Photo: Lil Herodotus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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