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

The church too belongs to the Ordine Sovrano di Malta and was completely remodeled and decorated by Gian Battista Piranesi in 1765, who turned it into one of the most beautiful neoclassical creatio

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

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.

Il talento di Mr. Ripley


I film degli anni 2000 - Angeli e demoni


Un americano a Roma


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
Via Nomentana, 349

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 quartieri or boroughs.

La Caserma dei gladiatori

Everyone is familiar with the Colosseum, but as you walk in the direction of San Giovanni, you might spot the ruins of a large building linked to the Flavian Amphitheatre: it is a part of the Ludus

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.


La Dolce Vita - Cineteca di Bologna Reporters Associati e Archivi

Luxury and glamour in Rome during the economic boom

Alla scoperta de La grande bellezza

Experience Rome like in a movie

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,

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

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.


Fontana del Facchino

Nella Roma dei Papi, a partire dal XVI secolo, il dissenso verso il potere costituito e le classi dominanti inizia a manifestarsi attraverso cartelli satirici anonimi, posti di not

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

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

Memorie d’inciampo a Roma, le Stolpersteine

Walking through the streets of Rome, you can come across a very particular sampietrino (cobblestone): a shiny brass plaque covers the block of t

Meta sudans
Piazza del Colosseo

Before Constantine’s Arch, we can see the outline of an ancient fountain, the Meta sudans. The ruins of this this large fountain were removed in 1936.

Monte dei Cocci
Via Nicola Zabaglia, 24

The Monte dei Cocci, or Monte Testaccio, is an authentic “waste tip”, an artificial mound dating from the Roman era rising in the very heart of the city.

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