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 Cimitero Monumentale del Verano
Piazzale del Verano

 

Circo Massimo
Via del Circo Massimo

To an untrained eye the Circus of Maxentius just looks like a vast green pasture where locals jog or take their dogs for a walk, but in ancient times this oblong ground was, as its

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Colombario di Pomponio Hylas
Via di Porta Latina

The term columbarium refers to a burial chamber which walls are covered with rows of niches in which cinerary urns, small clay pots containing the ashes of the deceased, were placed.

Colonna Traiana
Via dei Fori Imperiali

Trajan’s Column is the only monument in the Roman Forum that has reached us practically intact.

Piazza del Colosseo

The construction of the largest amphitheater of the Roman Empire was started by Vespasian in 72 AD.

Complesso Monumentale del San Michele a Ripa Grande ph. MiBACT
Via di San Michele, 25

Born in 1686 under the pontificate of Innocent XI Odescalchi as a hospice, this gigantic building complex was a model of organization and public assistance for Europe.

Complesso monumentale Santo Spirito in Sassia ph. ASLRoma1
Borgo Santo Spirito, 1-2

The origins of the Complex date back to 727 AD, when the king of the Saxons INA established the "Schola Saxonum" to give hospitality to the pilgrims headed to the Tomb of the Apostle Peter.

Domus Aurea
Via della Domus Aurea, 1

After his first residence on the Palatine Hill was destroyed by the big fire that broke out in the year 64 AD, Nero built the Domus Aurea.

Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini
Foro Traiano, 85

A fascinating underground journey through the Rome of the imperial age, a veritable nerve centre of the cultural and political life of the city.

Domus Transitoria
Via Sacra

The Domus Transitoria, the first royal palace of Nero on the Palatine Hill, due to its value and the wealth of materials used, occupies a place of primary importan

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Fontana dei Fiumi
Piazza Navona

Located in the very middle of Piazza Navona, the Fountain of the Four Rivers is a masterpiece from Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680).

Fontana del Babuino
Via del Babuino

Financed by a wealthy merchant, Alessandro Grandi, the  Babuino Fountain, which is to be found in the street of the same name, was built around 1580.

Fontana del Mascherone
Via Giulia

The fountain of the Mascherone (Mask) that gave the name to the street just opposite, was originally isolated. Today it leans against a wall built in the past century.

Piazza Navona

The fountain of the Moro (Moor) is fed by the Acqua Vergine and situated on the Southern side of Piazza Navona in front of  Palazzo Pamphilj.

Fontana del Tritone
Piazza Barberini

Four dolphins raise, with their tails, a conch on which a triton blows a shell-horn.

Fontana della Barcaccia
Piazza di Spagna

The theme goes back to the flood of 1598, when boats could reach the place now occupied by this fountain (hence the name). Pope Urban VIII commissioned the work from Bernini in 1627.

Fontana della Terrina
Piazza della Chiesa Nuova

In the large squares, in the famous streets but also in forgotten alleys and hidden corners, Rome has a wealth of fountains unique in number and value.

Fontana delle Naiadi
Piazza della Repubblica

It is the most beautiful of Rome's modern fountains, designed to provide a monumental perspective to the then very elegant Via Nazionale.

Piazza Mattei

Positioned in the heart of the historic centre, the Turtles Fountain is indisputably one of Rome’s finest.

Fontana di Piazza Campitelli
Piazza di Campitelli

Designed by Giacomo Della Porta in 1589 and built by Pompilio De Benedetti, the fountain consists of an octagonal travertine base on which rests a cup with the same shape.

Piazza di Trevi

Un gioiello di acqua e di pietra

Fontanone dell'Acqua Paola (Fontanone del Gianicolo)
Via Garibaldi

Designed and built to mark the terminus of the Trajan Aqueduct, between 1610 and 1614, by architects Giovanni Fontana (1540-1614) and Flaminio Ponzio

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Fori Imperiali
Via dei Fori Imperiali

At the end of the Republican Age, when Rome had become the capital of a vast empire stretching from Gaul to Asia Minor, the old

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Via di San Gregorio, 30

Formerly a swampy area, only from the end of the seventh century BC with the reclamation of the valley, the Roman Forum slowly began to become the centre of public life for over a

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Fosse Ardeatine
Via Ardeatina, 174

A National Monument and Memorial Cemetery, it tragically became a symbol of the resistance movement after the occupying  German troops’ mass execution here of 335 innocent youths and adults, taken

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Galleria Sciarra
Via Marco Minghetti

From 1882, all of the 17th century buildings that lie between Via del Corso, Via Minghetti and Via delle Vergini underwent major restructuring.

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