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Discover the Markets of Trajan in the Forum complex in Rome

The Forum complex, inaugurated in 112 A.D., was a hymn to the triumph of Emperor Trajan; during his reign, the Roman Empire reached the height of its power and territorial expansion, with a further substantial increase in bureaucratic and judicial activity in the capital: it was therefore necessary to expand

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The Best Places To Visit Rome Off The Beaten Path

Are you on a journey to Rome and tired of visiting the same things over and over again? Do you only hear about the Vatican Museums and Colosseum? Well, then you have opened the right page! Below you will find some places to visit that are off the beaten path.

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5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CATACOMBS ON THE APPIAN WAY

1) Let’s start with a basic fact: do you know what catacombs are? The word catacombs comes from the elating ad catacumbas, which in turn seems to come from the Greek expression kata koumbas = at/among the grottos. The catacombs of the Appian Way are essentially the underground graveyards of

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Castel Sant’Angelo history and Passetto di Borgo

Located in Rome between the Prati and Borgo districts, we find one of the most famous monuments of the capital, Castel Sant’Angelo, also known as Hadrian’s Mausoleum. Located on the right bank of the Tiber, opposite the Ponte Sant’Angelo is very close to the city of the Vatican, in fact

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Discover the Rubens’ Altarpiece: a painting that moves

In the heart of Rome’s historic center, in a widening of Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, stands the church of Santa Maria in Vallicella, one of the most beautiful Baroque churches in the Eternal City. The church is also known as the Chiesa Nuova and is deeply linked to the figure

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Discover the traditional Italian dishes for Easter

What better occasion to evoke local culinary traditions than holiday lunches? Below you will find our favorite Easter lunch delicay from all over Italy. In Italy, the tradition of typical Easter dishes is huge and very variegated. When talking about Easter, we can’t help but think of lamb, which is

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Discover Villa Adriana: a Unesco Word Heritage site near Rome

Among the villas in the Roman countryside, Villa Adriana, which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1999, certainly stands out. Villa Adriana is an impressive archaeological site located near Tivoli, the ancient Tiber, approximately 30 km from Rome. The history of Villa Adriana The Villa takes its

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