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THE COLOSSEUM, GATE OF HELL

In the Middle Ages the Colosseum was considered one of […]

THE TALKING STATUES

The tradition of the talking statues, dating back from the […]

ROME'S 13 ANCIENT OBELISKS

No city in the world boasts such a multitude of […]

THE LOVERS FOUNTAIN

This unassuming fountain is often overlooked by its grander and […]

THE MIDDAY CANNON

One of the must do things in Rome is to […]

IMPERIAL STREET FOOD

Food on the go was an integral part of daily […]

THE ORANGE GARDEN

Created in the 1930s where the Dominican Fathers of the […]

ROMA DEGLI SPIRITI

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LA LEGGENDA DELLA FONTANA DELLE TARTARUGHE

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CAMMINO DI RONDA DI PALAZZO VENEZIA

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THE TOWER OF THE MONKEY

An age-old tale relates that in the 17th century a […]

LAPIS SCANDALI

There was a stone raised in the great portal of […]

THE MAGICAL ILLUSION

A few steps from the Old Aurelian Way, the view […]

ROME'S SAMPIETRINI COBBLESTONES

Most of Rome’s historic center is paved with a unique […]

DONNA OLIMPIA, THE QUEEN OF THE ROMAN SALONS

Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj (26 May 1591 – 27 September 1657), […]

FLASHES OF JULIUS CAESAR

Julius Caesar had a natural flair for oratory, but his […]

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