Ancient Rome

Piazza Navona

… continuation of the above article the factores that render this square admirable: 4. Legend A. Costanza de Cupis, was an adorable woman with beautiful hands. When an abbot saw the replica of her hands made by craftsman, said ‘If these hands where for real they would be cut.’ She…

St Peter’s Church

St Peter’s Basilica is the most renowned renaissance architecture. Main architects of this religious-complex were Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Bernini. It took 120 years to complete the structure, works began on 18 April 1506 and completed on 18 November 1626.   St Peter’s Basilica has out-gone its religious purpose…

Rome Chinatown: diversity is beauty

Chinatown in Rome is booming. Yes, compared to other Chinatowns, the later is 15 years old phenomenon and its growth is fascinating. Restaurants, shops, travel agents, hotels, market, internet and telephone centres are blossoming in this little town. Regarding Chinatown, the first thing that one imagines is a beautifully adorned gate…