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il buco della serratura del cancello del Priorato dei Cavalieri di Malta
Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta, 4

The church, belonging to the Sovereign Order of Malta, was completely renovated and re-decorated by Gian Battista Piranesi.

Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein

Rome has attracted many famous foreing artists

The charm of past centuries, the beauty of today

A river of activities

I chiostri

Medieval art in Rome seems suffocated by the predominance of ancient works and the sumptuousness of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Castel Sant'Angelo e Ponte Sant'Angelo

Discovering the ghosts and restless souls that haunt the historic center of Rome

Piazzale Konrad Adenauer, 8

There is a Rome below ground whose existence not many know anything about, that of the “bunkers” or rather underground air raid shelters.

An all-Roman and long-standing tradition that takes place punctually every day, rain or shine, and which can be seen from the so-called “Balcony of Rome”,

Santa Maria in Vallicella

A stone's throw from Piazza Navona and Campo de 'Fiori, in the heart of Parione district, is the Church of Santa Maria in Vallicella, traditionally known as Chiesa Nuova

Il mantello del Papa
Via Nomentana, 349

It is a simple white woolen band but it has a high symbolic value as a liturgical vestment: it represents the lamb that the shepherd carries on his shoulders, and as such the “past

Il quartiere Coppedè
Piazza Mincio

In central Rome, just a stone’s throw from the old city centre, we find one of the most characteristic of the city’s districts or boroughs.

Via Giulia and the Florentine Quarter

La cupola di San Pietro

"Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of desire", Giotto said, and, in fact, the Eternal City surprises us every day with fascinating and extrao

La Dolce Vita - Cineteca di Bologna Reporters Associati e Archivi

Luxury and glamour in Rome during the economic boom

La grattachecca

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,

Porta Magica
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II

In the heart of the gardens of

La rupe Tarpea e le oche del Campidoglio

The tales of the Tarpean Rock and Capitoline Geese are both imbued in history and myth.

Spaghetti con le telline

The “Sagra” (Festival) of the Tellina is annually held, usually in September, by the residents of the Borghetto dei Pescatori (Fishermen’s District).

Via dei Portoghesi

During the Middle Ages, the skyline of Rome was very different from the one we see today.

Le fontanelle romane
Piazza della Rotonda

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.


Le lapidi delle inondazioni

Huc Tiber ascendit”, the Tiber rose to this point: taking a walk through Rome’s historical districts, it is easy to come across a large number of old plaq

Madonna col Bambino e Sant'Anna, via di Porta Angelica

The charming street shrines dedicated to the Virgin Mary and their many stories

“Che splendida ottobrata” - What a wonderful October!

Fontana della Palla di Cannone

Discovering the 7 most unusual and curious fountains in the Capital

Marforio, piazza del Campidoglio

In the Rome of the Popes, starting from the 16th century, people began showing dissent towards established power and ruling classes through anonymous satirical verses.

L’arte dei Cosmati, marmorari romani

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

Memorie d’inciampo a Roma, le Stolpersteine

Walking through the streets of Rome, you can come across a very particular sampietrino (cobblestone): a shiny brass plaque covers the block of t

Meta sudans
Piazza del Colosseo

In front of the Arch of Constantine, the remains of an ancient fountain are still visible.

Monte dei Cocci
Via Nicola Zabaglia, 24

Located in Testaccio district and popularly known as Monte dei Cocci, Monte Testaccio is an artificial hill in ​​ancient Rome's port area, near the horrea (warehouses).