SIGHTSEEING

Discover the eternal magic of Rome

Campo de’ fiori

Until the fifteenth century, the square did not exist as it is known today and in its place there was only a flowery meadow with some vegetable gardens, hence the name. According to ancient legend, but the square owes its name to Flora (woman loved by Pompey).   Campo de’ Fiori is one of the busiest squares in […]

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Trastevere

In the early days of Imperial Rome Trastevere was a hostile land in the hands of the Etruscans.   It was conquered only to have the full possession of both banks of the River Tiber. Trastevere has come down to our days maintaining the unique character in line with that of the eternal city and has become one […]

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Colosseum

Colosseum, originally known as the Flavian Amphitheater, or simply as Amphitheatrum, is the most famous Roman amphitheater, and is located in the city center of Rome. Capable of seating 50,000 spectators, is the largest and most important Roman amphitheater, and the most imposing monument of ancient Rome that has come down to us.   Its construction was […]

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Piazza Navona and fountain of the four rivers

At the time of ancient Rome, Piazza Navona was the Stadium of Domitian. It was built by the emperor in 85.   Today is one of the most beautiful squares and artistic importance of the capital and largest destination for millions of tourists.   During the Baroque, Piazza Navona knows his heyday with the buildings […]

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Piazza Venezia

Piazza Venezia is one of the most beautiful squares of Rome.   Its strategic location makes it the crossroads of some of the most important streets of the capital including Via dei Fori Imperiali, Via del Corso and Via del Plebiscito.   The present appearance of the square derives largely from the demolition and subsequent reconstruction took place […]

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Imperial Fora

Imperial Fora consist of a series of monumental building made by the emperors in ancient Rome in a period of about a century and a half (between 46 BC and 113 AD). Among the great emperors who brought fame with their works at the Fora include Julius Caesar (who decided to build a large square in his name), […]

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Castel Sant’Angelo

Castel Sant’Angelo, also known as Mausoleum of Hadrian, is among the most ancient monuments of Rome and was originally founded to house the remains of Emperor Hadrian and his family.   The Castle (which took its current name only in the 590) is famous for being attached to St. Peter by a narrow corridor called passetto that allowed many […]

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Saint Peter’s square and vatican city

Star vatican rooms Rooms San Pietro is located just minutes away from St. Peter’s Square, a meeting point for thousands of Catholic faithful. St. Peter’s Square is the square outside the St. Peter’s Basilica, in Vatican City.   The square was built between 1656 and 1667 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. At its center stands the Vatican obelisk brought […]

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Testaccio

Testaccio is distinguished from other quarters of Rome, having maintained over time the familiar flavor typical of the city.   The name comes from the so-called “the mountain” (Mons Testaceus): 35 meters of various fragments and debris, accumulated over the centuries as a relic of the jobs that were headed to the port of Ripa Grande.   […]

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