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Curiosities

FOOTPRINTS OF AN ANGEL

The Musei Capitolini host a circular stone with footprints, originally located

CRAFTMEN’S ARMS

On one wall of Palazzo dei Conservatori in Campidoglio, are lined numerous coats

LA CASA DEI PUPAZZI

Located at number 22 of Via dei Banchi Vecchi, is a XVI century building

IL PULCINO DELLA MINERVA

Pulcin della Minerva (literally Minerva’s chicken little) is the popular […]

GIANICOLO’S LIGHTHOUSE

Also called Rome’s Lighthouse, it is located in the Gianicolo park […]

VICUS CAPRARIUS

Also known as the City of Water, it is an archaeological area located […]

PONTE FABRICIO

It is the oldest bridge in Rome, which has remained […]

FUNERAL CEREMONIES IN ANCIENT ROME

Funerals represented the indispensable need to honor the deads as […]

NAUMACHIAE

This name defined  the majestic staging of battleships. The very […]

GALLERIA SCIARRA

Ubicated in the private courtyard of a 17th century block, […]

AVENTINE HILL

Known as the hill of poetry, has inspired the ageless […]

MARITOZZO

A typical sweet of Lazio kneaded with wheat flour, eggs, […]

IL FORO ROMANO

Il Foro Romano (anche detto Forum Magnum) è un’area archeologica […]

VATICAN, ORIGINS OF THE NAME

In ancient times, it was the name of a hill […]

THE TWO EGYPTIAN LIONS

The so-called Cordonata, the wide staircase leading from Aracoeli to […]

THE WATER CLOCK

This dramatic, four-faced water clock designed in 1873 by Father […]

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