Ostiense is a quarter in the south metropolitan area of Rome, Italy. It comprises the area near the Via Ostiensis from the Porta San Paolo to the Magliana Viaduct. Its official boundaries include the neighborhood of Garbatella and the EUR Quarter.
Ostiense was an industrial area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Remnants of that era include a prominent gasometer and the Centrale Montemartini (a former power station now housing part of the Capitoline Museum's collection of classical sculpture).
The landmarks in the quarter include the Pyramid of Cestius, the Porta San Paolo and the Ostiense Museum, the Protestant Cemetery, the Centrale Montemartini and the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls.
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