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il buco della serratura del cancello del Priorato dei Cavalieri di Malta
Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta, 4

The church, belonging to the Sovereign Order of Malta, was completely renovated and re-decorated by Gian Battista Piranesi.

Via Garibaldi

If, per chance, you should one day be enjoying the splendid panorama from the Gianicolo’s belvedere and suddenly hear a loud cannon-shot, do not be alarmed…just check your watches because it will b

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Galleria Spada
Piazza Capo di Ferro, 13

In Piazza Capo di Ferro, near Piazza Farnese and Campo de’ Fiori, you can visit Palazzo Spada.

Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein

Rome has attracted many famous foreing artists

I chiostri

Medieval art in Rome seems suffocated by the predominance of ancient works and the sumptuousness of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Castel Sant'Angelo e Ponte Sant'Angelo

Discovering the ghosts and restless souls that haunt the historic center of Rome

Il talento di Mr. Ripley

#7 A SPECIAL DAY

I film degli anni 2000 - Angeli e demoni

#13 THE IGNORANT FAIRIES

Un americano a Roma

#1 ROME, OPEN CITY

Piazzale Konrad Adenauer, 8

There is a Rome below ground whose existence not many know anything about, that of the “bunkers” or rather underground air raid shelters.

Il mantello del Papa

An aged-old ceremony is annually celebrated in the Basilica of Sant’Agnese (Via Nomentana 349) on the feast of this saint.

Il quartiere Coppedè

In central Rome, just a stone’s throw from the old city centre, we find one of the most characteristic of the city’s districts or boroughs.

Via Giulia, Fontana del Mascherone

Via Giulia and the Florentine Quarter

La cupola di San Pietro

The view onto the dome of St. Peter’s from Via Niccolò Piccolomini is an experience not to be missed.
From here, in fact, the dome may be seen … from quite a unique perspective.

 

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La Dolce Vita - Cineteca di Bologna Reporters Associati e Archivi

Luxury and glamour in Rome during the economic boom

La grattachecca

In a history book talking about cold drinks – which have been around since ancient times - the Grattachecca is a very Roman treat that would an entire chapter to itself.  Let’s start with its name,

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La Porta magica
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II

This curiosity leads us back in time, exactly in 1680, when the Marquis Massimiliano Palombara, refined man of letters, famous in Rome as passionate about occultism and esotericism, made engraved o

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La rupe Tarpea e le oche del Campidoglio

The tales of the Tarpean Rock and Capitoline Geese are both imbued in history and myth.

Spaghetti con le telline

The “Sagra” (Festival) of the Tellina is annually held, usually in September, by the residents of the Borghetto dei Pescatori (Fishermen’s District).

Le fontanelle romane

When the heat of the city becomes oppressive, nothing is more welcome than a sip of cool water.  Rome offers top quality water on the street.

 

Le lapidi delle inondazioni

Huc Tiber ascendit”, the Tiber rose to this point: taking a walk through Rome’s historical districts, it is easy to come across a large number of old plaq

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Madonna col Bambino e Sant'Anna, via di Porta Angelica

The charming street shrines dedicated to the Virgin Mary and their many stories

Fontana della Palla di Cannone

Discovering the 7 most unusual and curious fountains in the Capital

Fontana del Facchino

In the Rome of the Popes, starting from the 16th century, people began showing dissent towards established power and ruling classes through anonymous satirical verses.

Il giovano favoloso

A film by Mario Martone, "Il giovane favoloso", focused on the life of Giacomo Leopardi, is in production at the cinema.

L’arte dei Cosmati, marmorari romani

Several churches in Rome are embellished with decoration known as the “Cosmatesque Style”, after the families of brilliant marble craftsmen, who in the 12th and 13th centuries used

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Il mercato di San Lorenzo e il campanile dell'Immacolata

If you should at some time find yourself in Piazza dell’Immacolata in the district of San Lorenzo, pay a visit (if you are lucky enough to find it open) to the Church of Santa Maria Immacolata and

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