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Domus Aurea: the Nero’s Villa in Rome

“Good! Finally I can start living like a human being! (Nero, entering his Domus Aurea for the first time)’” (Suetonius, Nero, 31.2.) The Domus Aurea (“House of Gold” in Latin, just as they used a lot of this precious metal in it) was the urban villa built by the Roman

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Galleria Sciarra: the jewel of Art Nouveau in Rome

A stone’s throw from Via del Corso and the Trevi Fountain, in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the capital’s centre that thousands of tourists and Romans pass through every day, lies the jewel of Art Nouveau Rome: the Galleria Sciarra. Anyone passing by chance in the alleys

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A guide to Doria Pamphilj Gallery: an hidden gem in Rome

If you are an art lover, after a Vatican Tour, don’t miss a visit to an hidden gem in Rome: the Doria Pamphilj Gallery. Galleria Doria Pamphilj is hosted in the Palace with the same name, the architectural result of evolutions, annexations and extensions carried out over five hundred years,

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Nasoni: the typical drinking fountains in Rome

When the heat becomes oppressive in the city, nothing is more welcome than a sip of cool water. The well-known Roman “Nasoni” are the typical drinking fountains that can be found in many streets of the Eternal City and that you can discover with us by choosing one of our

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Discover Street Art in Rome in the Ostiense district

In the collective imagination if you think of what to see in Rome you invariably think of the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and all those postcard views that make the capital a truly unique city, and I dare say the most beautiful city in Italy. But if you

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Discover three Churches of Rome off the beaten path

Rome is a magical place in so many ways, today we will tell you about three churches that are off the beaten path and definitely worth a visit with our Christian Rome Tour. The basilica of Santa Cecilia Photo Credits: Sailko, Santa cecilia in trastevere, esterno 02, CC BY 3.0

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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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