Basilica of Santa Maria in Cosmedin and the St. Valentine’s Skull

Basilica of Santa Maria in Cosmedin and the Saint Valentine’s Skull Many will remember this place for the famous Bocca della Verità which is located in the portico. … Read More

Colosseum

Colosseum An awesome, spine-tingling sight, the Colosseum is the most thrilling of Rome’s ancient monuments. It was here that gladiators met in mortal combat and condemned prisoners fought off wild beasts in front of baying, bloodthirsty crowds. … Read More

The fountain of lovers

The fountain of lovers Trevi Fountain is the most famous in Rome. But few people know that on the right side outside the fountain there is a rectangular basin with two small tubes, much less known but much more romantic: … Read MoreRead More

The Aventine and the Orange Garden

The Aventine and the Orange Garden The Orange Garden is the scene of one of the most beautiful scenes, certainly the most fairytale, of Paolo Sorrentino’s movie The Great Beauty. … Read More

The Sanctuary of the Cats of Torre Argentina

The Sanctuary of the Cats of Torre Argentina Among the special places to visit in Rome we also find the largest colony of cats in the city. It is located in Largo Argentina where in 1927 the historical ruins in … Read MoreRead More

Angelica Library: the most beautiful library in Italy

The Angelica Library History The Angelica Library, near Piazza Navona, in Piazza Sant’Agostino, next to the Basilica of Sant’Agostino in Campo Marzio was the first public library in Italy and the second in Europe after Oxford. In the scenic library … Read MoreRead More

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