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The Cloisters

Medieval art in Rome seems suffocated by the predominance of ancient works and the sumptuousness of [...]

Leopardi in Rome

A film by Mario Martone, “Il giovane favoloso“, focused on the life of Giacomo Leopardi, is [...]

Rome. Strolling in the City – Garden

The idea of ​​the garden city was born in England. Following the increase of the population [...]

Reading Rome

A famous book by Silvio Negro bears a title that couldn’t be more accurate: “Roma non basta [...]

THE “HOMES” OF ARTISTS IN ROME

For many, many years Rome has attracted foreign artists. Novelists, painters and archaeologists came here in [...]

THE BARRACKS OF THE GLADIATORS

  Everyone is familiar with the Colosseum, but as you walk in the direction of San [...]

FLOOD STONES

  As you stroll through the lower areas of the city, those once most exposed to [...]

NOVECENTO OBELISK

Roma boasts a wealth of ancient Egyptian obelisks, but not everyone knows that there is also [...]

Discovering “The Great Beauty”

“The Great Beauty” shows us more of Rome than we find in the postcard versions. It [...]

GREEK SIGHTS IN ROME

  Via della Greca, via dei Greci and Antico Caffè Greco − three locations of great [...]

A PORTUGUESE INTINERARY IN ROME

Rome’s tourists are constantly amazed at the sheer quantity of things to see here! The abundance [...]

fountain of lovers

The Fontana di Trevi, the Trevi fountain, is one of Rome’s most well known sights. Everyone [...]

Walking with Mithras

During ancient Rome the Zoroastrian cult of Mithras, the god of light, was most notably practised [...]

“Ottobrate Romane”

  The famous “Ottobrate Romane” were outings that took place mainly on Sundays but often on [...]

La Meta sudans

Before Constantine’s Arch, we can see the outline of an ancient fountain, the Meta sudans. The [...]

The fountains

When the heat of the city becomes oppressive, nothing is more welcome than a sip of [...]

The art of the Cosmati, Rome’s marble workers

Several churches in Rome are embellished with decoration known as the “Cosmatesque Style”, after the families [...]

The quartiere Coppedè

In central Rome, just a stone’s throw from the old city centre, we find one of [...]

Torre della scimmia (Tower of the monkey)

  The palace was inhabited by a nobleman, who had one son and a monkey. One [...]
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