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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 […]

LA BARCACCIA

Right in the middle of Piazza di Spagna, at the […]

HADRIAN’S BEARD

Publius Aelius Hadrianus (117-138 CE) was the first Roman emperor […]

ARCH OF GALLIENUS

Known as the Esquiline Gate, this triumphal arch was built […]

THE PANTHEON’S DOME

Standing more than forty-three meters high, the Pantheon’s Dome is […]

ROME’S STUMBLING STONES

Also known as the “Memory Stones”, these bronze pebbles embedded […]

THE TEMPLE OF VESTA

Famous for its circular footprint, this monument was one of […]

THE PALATINE HILL

For the Romans the Palatine had always represented the city’s […]

THE MARBLE FOOT

Just a minute’s walk from the bustling Piazza Venezia, Via […]

MICHELANGELO’S ONLY SIGNATURE

The celebrated Pietà, commissioned to Michelangelo by Cardinal Bilhères, is […]

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