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ARNOLFO DI CAMBIO'S CRIB

Preserved in the Basilica of S.Maria Maggiore, it is one of the oldest nativity […]

THE HUGE PICTURE

The central nave of the Church of the Saints XII Apostles, located in […]

COLOSSEUM'S FLORA

The thick vegetation that once existed in the Colosseum, was cataloged […]

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 […]

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Rome Tribunal Registration no. 56 del 23.03.17

Director Stefano Zerbi - Editing: Valeria De Mitri Pugno

AVVISO

A seguito del Decreto del Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri dell'8 marzo 2020 sono sospese le manifestazioni, gli eventi e gli spettacoli di qualsiasi natura svolti in ogni luogo, pubblico e privato; è altresì sospesa l'apertura dei musei e degli altri istituti e luoghi di cultura; così come gli eventi e le competizioni sportive di ogni ordine e disciplina, svolti in ogni luogo, sia pubblico sia privato. Conseguentemente l'aggiornamento del sito è sospeso al fine di non ingenerare confusioni e disguidi.