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THE MILVIAN BRIDGE

It is one of the oldest bridges in Rome, built in 109 BC […]

THE FIRST TYPOGRAPHY

In Piazza dei Massimi, between Campo de Fiori and Piazza Navona […]

SAINT PETER'S BELL

Weighting approximately 8,950 kg, it is the most famous bell […]

PURGATORY MUSEUM

Exhibition of testimonies that would prove the existence of purgatory […]

THE MIRACLE OF THE LAMP

Located in the Church of San Giovanni on the Tiber Island, the painting […]

THE CHESTS OF DRAWERS

The square of St. Ignatius is overlooked by the so-called “chests of drawers” […]

MUSEUM OF SANITARY ART

Located in a wing of the Hospital of Santo Spirito in Sassia […]

CASTEL SANT’ANGELO’S ANGEL

The bronze angel that can be admired on the summit of Castel S. Angelo […]

PICCOLA FARNESINA

It is a Renaissance building attributed to Antonio da Sangallo […]

THE TWIN FOUNTAINS

Even if they are called “twins”, St. Peter’s Square two fountains are not […]

WATERMELONS’ FESTIVAL

On August, 24th the feast of watermelons was held on the Tiber […]

BORGIAS’ TOWER

The bell tower of the church of San Francesco di Paola is […]

THE SMALL AEDICULA

This graceful aedicule is due to the creativity of Jacometti […]

FARNESE ARCH

Built in the XVI century to connect the Faranese palace […]

THE GARDEN OF EDEN

The famous chapel of S. Zenon, in the church of […]

FOOTPRINTS OF AN ANGEL

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

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Rome Tribunal Registration no. 56 del 23.03.17 – director Stefano Zerbi

Editing: Valeria De Mitri Pugno - Antonella Squillacioti