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Rome in April // The Essentials

By | April 8, 2019

April is the most beautiful time of year to visit Rome. The whole month is rich of events and the climate is perfect for walking around among the beauties and wonders of the eternal city. Of course,  lots of people will be around, but with a good timetable and  an early wake up call, you […]

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A must-see : the Christmas Market of Piazza Navona

By | December 3, 2018

The Christmas countdown has begun:  just 3 weeks left ! The good news is that finally , after 3 years, the classical   Christmas Market of  Piazza Navona  has reopened  December 2nd, and will last until January 6th. You can’t miss it. It represents the Christmas spirit in Rome and you will find handmade  gadgets ,  […]

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Jewish Ghetto in Rome

By | November 26, 2018

The ghetto was projected to lock up and control the Jews minority  in 1555  by Pope Paul IV on 14th of July The papal bull  imposed economic and freedom restrictions to the jews . This oppression continued for 315 years until its abolition in 1870 (reunification of Italy). At present, the Ghetto has become an […]

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TOP ATTRACTION IN ROME * National Etruscan Museum *

By | November 14, 2018

The Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia in an unmissable  place to visit in Rome. The museum exposes  pre-Roman Italian works of antiquity, especially from the Etruscan world in a superb palace built for Pope Julius III between 1550 and 1555. Trust me ! You will be totally captured by the great collection that offers a […]

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Vatican by Train in Rome

By | August 2, 2016

Rome – Vatican by Train: Visitors who book the Vatican by Train in Rome will have access to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Gardens and to the botanical and architectural wonders of the Pontifical Residence. Vatican Full Day Vatican Museums, Vatican Gardens, gardens of the Pontifical Villas – Villa Barberini and train travel to […]

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GIFTS FROM THE EARTH IN ROME: 80 “NEW” METERS AURELIAN WALLS!

By | April 12, 2015

Rome is a never ending source of history. Just few days ago, for instance, no less than 80 meters Aurelian Walls were uncovered a little bit below the current ground level in a very central area of the city, i.e. St. John Lateran’s Archbasilica (San Giovanni metro stop). Not that any archaeologists were effectively searching for […]

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JULIUS CAESAR WILL DIE TOMORROW (TWICE AGAIN)

By | March 14, 2015

Have you ever wondered how did Julius Caesar die precisely? Well, if you can’t curb curiosity, you should take the chance to satisfy it by attending the accurate reenectment that will take place tomorrow at Largo di Torre Argentina. Why the need of such a dramatic performance? Because tomorrow it’s March 15, known to history as those obscure […]

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