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Sight of the cupola of S. Peter from the income of the Garden of oranges.
The Garden of Oranges is the name with which Savello Park is indicated, a park of approximately 7.800 mq on the Aventino, in the rione Ripa, from which an visual one is enjoyed optimal Rome. The garden, whose name derives from the characteristic presence of numerous bitter orange plants, extends in the erected area of the ancient fortalice from the family of the Savelli (from which the name Park Savello) between 1285 and 1287 in the pressed ones of the church of Saint Sabina on the Aventino, on a preesistente made castle to construct from the Crescenzi in X the century. The garden, as it is introduced currently, was realized in the 1932 from architect Raffaele de Vico, after that, with the new definition urban planning of the Aventino, in the area that the Dominican fathers of the near church held to garden, had been previewed to assign to public park, so as to to offer to free access from those depositor of the hill, creating a new roman lookout, to add to those already existing of the Pincio and the Gianicolo.

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