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Palestrina (ancient Praeneste; Ancient Greek: Πραίνεστος, Prainestos) is an ancient city and comune (municipality) with a population of about 21,000, in Lazio, about 35 kilometres (22 miles) east of Rome. It is connected to the latter by the Via Prenestina. It is the birthplace of composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.


Home to pretty treasures, Palestrina is Italy's best kept secret. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Rome, Italy. Attractions in Rome include Colosseum, St Peters Basilica, Pantheon. Tour packages of Palestrina are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Palestrina*

  • Pollution Statistics in Palestrina

    Know the pollution level of Palestrina before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 69.27 (High)
    • Water Pollution 36.11 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.81 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 79.72 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.98 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 77.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.12 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.63 (Moderate)
  • Palestrina: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Palestrina for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Palestrina.

    • Burglary and Theft 56.42 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 52.7 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.05 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 77.08 (High)
    • Car Stealing 55.1 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.67 (High)
    • Attacks 44.8 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.11 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.17 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.7 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.61 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65.4 (High)
  • Living in Palestrina - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Palestrina is 109.31 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 45.91 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 93.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 66.62 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.32 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.63 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 57.46 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 20.45 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 69.55 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Palestrina

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Palestrina

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.27 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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