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Wandering around Piazza Navona Rome
Piazza Navona is one of the largest and most spectacular squares of Baroque Rome and traces the size and shape of the ancient roman stadium of Domitian. In this beautiful square there are three fountains: the lateral ones, the "Fountain of Neptune, also called the Calderoni" and "Fountain of the Moor" designed by Giacomo della Porta, while the central one, the...
 
The Arch of Constantine in Rome
The Arch of Constantine is the largest triumphal arch in Rome, located very close to the Colosseum and the Palatine. It is based on the ancient Via Triumphalis, the path followed by the emperors when they entered Rome in triumph along the Via Sacra to reach the Roman Forum and the Capitol. This arch was erected to commemorate Emperor Constantine's victory over Maxentius at the...
 
Domus Aurea The Golden House of Nero in Rome
One of the many wonders of Ancient Rome. The Domus Aurea is the large luxury mansion built by the Roman emperor Nero after the great fire that devastated Rome in 64 AD. Its name in Latin means the Golden House and it has been declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1980. The Domus Aurea complex covered an area of ​​about 250 hectares within the Palatine, Esquiline and Caelian...
 
Places to see in Rome via Condotti in the Spanish Steps
Via dei Condotti ​-​​ namely Via Condotti ​- is one of the most famous streets of the Eternal City. It is located in the area called Trident​e​, ​that is the northern part of the old Rome ​city and connects ​Piazza di Spagna to Via del Corso. The name of this street comes from the pipe​line​s, built in the sixteenth century to ​carry and distribute water (the...
 
Bed and Breakfast and Apartment Rental in Rome
Are you looking for an accommodation in Rome for your sabbatical leave, holiday, business or study? Finding a short term rental in Rome is not a problem anymore.   Rome4all can help you to find short and long lets in Rome really paying attention to our guests’ needs. Our assistance means that we are on charge since arrival in Rome till depart. Helping at the airport if needed,...
 
The Palatine Hill in Rome
The Palatine is the most important of the Seven Hills in Rome because, according to the tradition, Romolus founded Rome on this hill between 754 and 753 BC. It stands above the Roman Forum, looking down upon it on one side, and upon the Circus Maximus on the other. Due to his historic significance, the Palatine is one of the most ancient parts of the city and became the residence of...
 
The Imperial Forums of Rome
The huge archaeological site, known as “Fori Imperiali” or Imperial Fora, is an organic complex of public squares, temples and monuments constructed in Rome within an area bounded by the Capitoline Hill, the Colosseum and by the Quirinal Hill.  The Forums were brought to new light between 1924 and 1932, during the works for a new main road named Via dell’Impero,...
 
Piazza Navona Rome
Piazza Navona is certainly one of the most popular places in Rome. It is on the site of the Stadium of Domitian. Today its rest are in an area between Piazza Navona and Piazza di Tor Sanguigna, around 4.5 metres beneath the street level. The Stadium was build to celebrate the Capitoline Agone, playing games dedicated to Jupiter Optimus Maximus as an imitation of the Greek Olympic...
 
The Pantheon Rome
The Pantheon stands in the heart of Campo Marzio, one of the ancient part of Rome, exactly in the square now called Piazza della Rotonda. The original construction was realized in 27 BC by 27 B.C. by Marcus Vipsanio Agrippa but it was totally rebuilt between the years 118 and 125 AC by Emperor Hadrian.  At the beginning of the third century, the monument felt abadonded so, in 608,...
 
The Capitoline Hill Rome
The Capitoline Hill, or Campodiglio, is the ideal centre of Rome and its symbol since Ancient Rome, as it has been the hub of Rome’s political and religious life. Also today, it hosts the seat of the Mayor in the city hall Palazzo Senatorio, the building with the bell tower. It’s a panoramic point because it’s also one of the Seven Hills of Rome where you can enjoy...
 
Basilica of St. Paul outside the Walls Rome
The Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Fuori le Mura Basilica) is one of the four Major Basilicas of Rome. Others are Saint Peter's (San Pietro), St. Mary Major (S. Maria Maggiore) and St. John in the Lateran (San Giovanni in Laterano) . This is the second largest Basilica after St. Peter’s and it’s an important site for pilgrims in Rome. The...
 
The Mouth of Truth Rome
Wandering through Rome and coming to the Rione Ripa​,​ within the area once known as "For​​o Boario",​ you'll find​ ​​the Mouth of Truth ("Bocca della Verità"), an ancient mask located in the atrium of the Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin. The "Mouth of Truth" dates back to the first century BC and probably had the function of a manhole...
 
Trevi Fountain Rome
The Trevi Fountain in Rome. The most beautiful and famous fountain in the Eternal City is located in the eponymous Trevi district, so called because its three main streets all converge in Piazza dei Crociferi, located beside Piazza di Trevi. This is an area full of narrow streets, palaces, wonderful churches and archaeological finds. Do you know that a few years ago, during the...
 
Castel Sant'Angelo Rome
This famous monument, also known as Hadrian's Mausoleum​ and Castel Sant'Angelo,​ is situated in Rome on the right bank of the Tiber River, a few meters from the Basilica of Saint Peter and Via della Conciliazione a​t walking distance from Borgo Pio, Piazza Risorgimento and Via Cola di Rienzo. Castel Sant'Angelo is connected to the Vatican through the famous...
 
Sant'Andrea della Valle Rome
The Basilica of S. Andrea della Valle is the first example of Baroque architecture in Rome. It is located in the Saint Eustac​hio Rione, ​near Piazza Navona,  at the intersection of Corso Vittorio Emanuele  and Corso Rinascimento​, ​in ​Piazza Vidoni, once called the ​piazza di Siena because ​there stood​ the palace of​ the princes Piccolomini, coming just from...
 
Useful information for travelers to Rome
Information on how to get to the Centre of Rome. Click on the topic of your interest and you'll get all info you need for your travel to the Capital City: Rome Airports: Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO) G.B Pastine Ciampino Airport (CIA)  Public means of transport in Rome: Trains in Italy, and schedule of trains  ATAC public transportation by...
 
Rome Tourist Map
Get the free printable Rome top attractions map. T​he historic center of Rome is actually not that large​. The ​most visited monuments and the main sites are located in the area between Piazza del Popolo and Colosseo, as we have shown in the plan here below. However, just for the large amount of things to see, it may be not so easy to ​navigate the center of...
 
Walking in Rome along the Via Appia Antica: the Villa and Circus of Maxentius
CIRCUS OF MAXENTIUS ROME. This interesting area with its ruins dating back to the Roman Empire is located within the Appia Antica Archaeological Park and consists of three main buildings: the palace, the circus and the dynastic mausoleum. These buildings have been designed to celebrate the Emperor Maxentius, who was the enemy of Constantine the Great in the Battle of the Milvian...
 
Rental apartments in Rome for short terms
Rome holiday apartments, from cheap studios to luxury penthouses and stylish homes.  Welcome to Rome, a City suspended between myth and history, an open-air museum where monuments, squares, churches and neighbourhoods relive its glorious past continuously. Your eyes may discover artistic treasures everywhere, they pop up in any corner revealing millennial histories, as well as secrets...
 
Exibition of art
Roma è l’unica tappa europea di una mostra che vede esposti per la prima volta i capolavori della collezione impressionista e post impressionista della National Gallery of Art di Washington. Verso la fine degli anni venti, uno dei massimi esponenti del capitalismo statunitense, Andrew W. Mellon, iniziò quella che sarebbe diventata una delle collezioni d’arte...
 
Present and past in Rome in a walk along the Roman Forum
Rome retains many ancient monuments transmitting the glorious history of the past that revives every day under the eyes of those who live in the city or visit the Eternal City. Looking at the huge model of ancient Rome, that is located in the Museum of the Roman Civilization (Italian: Museo della Civiltà Romana), you may have an image of the city as it had developed in the...
 
Painters at Trinita dei Monti Spanish Steps Rome
The flight of steps of Trinità dei Monti (Spanish Steps), in addition to the Trevi Fountain, can be considered by all means, as one the most popular attractions in Rome. This solemn staircase connects Piazza di Spagna to Trinità dei Monti along the steep slope of Pincio. These famous steps lead to the beautiful Church of Trinità dei Monti which there stands impressive...
 
The Altar of the Fatherland Rome
Walking along the Ancient Rome you will see the Vittoriano, or National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II or Altar of the Fatherland. That white building in Piazza Venezia which is visible from every viewpoint in the city is exactly the Vittoriano. The monument has been built to commemorate the unification of Italy and its first king Vittorio Emanuele II. It was inaugurated on June 4,1911...
 
The Coliseum or the Flavian Amphitheatre Rome
We would suggest to start the tour at the discovery of Rome, through its most significant monument: the Coliseum, or Colosseum, i.e. the symbol of the Eternal City. The prophecy of the Venerable Beda says that “as long as the Coliseum stands, so shall Rome; when the Coliseum falls, Rome shall fall; when Rome falls, so falls the...
 
 
 

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