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Medieval art in Rome seems suffocated by the predominance of ancient works and the sumptuousness of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
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#13 THE IGNORANT FAIRIES
#1 ROME, OPEN CITY
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.
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[...]
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.
Luxury and glamour in Rome during the economic boom
Experience Rome like in a movie
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,[...]
The tales of the Tarpean Rock and Capitoline Geese are both imbued in history and myth.
The “Sagra” (Festival) of the Tellina is annually held, usually in September, by the residents of the Borghetto dei Pescatori (Fishermen’s District).
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.
A film by Mario Martone, "Il giovane favoloso", focused on the life of Giacomo Leopardi, is in production at the cinema.
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[...]
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[...]
Walking through the streets of Rome, you can come across a very particular sampietrino (cobblestone): a shiny brass plaque covers the block of t[...]
The idea of the garden city was born in England. Following the increase of the population in urban centers, the quality of life, especially for the working classes, was dramatically decreased.[...]
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