Trinità dei Monti: the most famous staircase in Rome

Trinità dei Monti A classic. The Trinità dei Monti stairway is perhaps the most famous postcard in Rome (excluding the Colosseum). … Read More

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Non-Catholic cemetery of Rome

Non-Catholic cemetery of Rome A few steps from the Pyramid of Cestius, there is a small secular jewel, to remind us that we are all passing through: it is the Non-Catholic cemetery of Rome, where – among others – the … Read MoreRead More

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Ancient Pharmacy of Santa Maria della Scala

Ancient Pharmacy of Santa Maria della Scala The oldest pharmacy in Rome still in operation is the Spezieria (apothecary) of the Carmelite friars of Santa Maria della Scala in Trastevere. … Read More

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The house of the owls: the enchanted castle of Rome

The house of the owls In Rome there really exists an enchanted castle. … Read More

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The Story Behind Rome’s Aventine Keyhole

The Aventine keyhole or the “keyhole of the Knights of Malta” is one of the city’s more intriguing off-the-beaten-path sights. … Read More

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Bucatini all’amatriciana: the original Italian recipe

Bucatini all’amatriciana It is, plain and simple, one of the greatest Italian dishes: simple yet divine. … Read More

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How to Throw your coin in Rome’s Trevi Fountain

A coin thrown in Trevi Fountain is said to ensure the comeback to Rome, two coins thrown ensure romance with a Roman (either male or female), and three coins thrown ensure the marriage with him or her. … Read More

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Nasoni, Rome’s unique drinking fountains

Table of Contents Nasoni, Rome’s unique drinking fountainsRoman Drinking FountainUnique drinking fountainsDrink water in RomeAncient Roman FountainsFind the Nasone more close to you! Nasoni, Rome’s unique drinking fountains Few things come free in Rome but tourists and locals can always … Read More

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From the dome of St. Peter’s one can see every notable object in Rome… He can see a panorama that is varied, extensive, beautiful to the eye, and more illustrious in history than any other in Europe.

Mark Twain, American writer
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Rome’s Olympic Stadium

Watching a game of football or rugby, or listening to a concert at Rome’s Olympic Stadium (Stadio Olimpico) is an unforgettable experience, although you’ll have to keep your wits about you as crowd trouble is not unheard of. Throughout the … Read More

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