History of Rome

Epiphany in Rome // CULTURE AND TRADITION

Epiphany in Rome // CULTURE AND TRADITION

Thanks to the initiative  #DomenicalMuseo over 480 museums, archaeological sites and monuments throughout Italy will be free for citizens and tourists So next Epiphany in Rome will be an opportunity to discover more about art and history Like every  first Sunday of the month, entrancy to galleries, archaeological excavations and…
Liturgy of Christmas || Papal Mass in Rome

Liturgy of Christmas || Papal Mass in Rome

Just a few  hours are left to  the Christmas celebrations  held  by Pope Francis. At 9.30 pm, the Pontiff will start celebrating the Christmas Eve Mass inside the Papal Chapel Tomorrow for Christmas, at 12.00 , the Pope will give the blessing “Urbi et Orbi” from the central lodge of…
A must-see : the Christmas Market of Piazza Navona

A must-see : the Christmas Market of Piazza Navona

The Christmas countdown has begun:  just 3 weeks left ! The good news is that finally , after 3 years, the classical   Christmas Market of  Piazza Navona  has reopened  December 2nd, and will last until January 6th. You can’t miss it. It represents the Christmas spirit in Rome and you…
Jewish Ghetto in Rome

Jewish Ghetto in Rome

The ghetto was projected to lock up and control the Jews minority  in 1555  by Pope Paul IV on 14th of July The papal bull  imposed economic and freedom restrictions to the jews . This oppression continued for 315 years until its abolition in 1870 (reunification of Italy). At present,…
TOP ATTRACTION IN ROME  * National Etruscan Museum *

TOP ATTRACTION IN ROME * National Etruscan Museum *

The Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia in an unmissable  place to visit in Rome. The museum exposes  pre-Roman Italian works of antiquity, especially from the Etruscan world in a superb palace built for Pope Julius III between 1550 and 1555. Trust me ! You will be totally captured by the…
Ready for your Halloween party in Rome ?

Ready for your Halloween party in Rome ?

Being among the top celebrated festivities in all Anglo-Saxon countries, Halloween is getting more and more attractive to Southern Europe as well. Rome plays a great part in it: all pubs, clubs and restaurants in the city’s hub will set up special treats and tricks to let everyone enjoy the…

Travel Tips – HOW TO MOVE IN ROME

PUBLIC TRANSPORT Rome’s public transport net consists of three underground lines (A, B and B1, C), buses, trams and urban trains. TICKETS The same type of ticket is used for all transports: BIT: € 1,50 valid for 100 minutes from the very first validation. Please note: no more than one…
JE SUIS L’AUTRE. GIACOMETTI, PICASSO AND OTHERS.

JE SUIS L’AUTRE. GIACOMETTI, PICASSO AND OTHERS.

PRIMITIVISM IN THE SCULPTURE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY   Just at a few minutes walking distance from Hotel Des Artistes at the National Roman Museum of Baths of Diocletian, 80 great works  are exposed. They include  sculptures  by  great  masters of the twentieth century and masterpieces of ethnic art. The…
How to Skip the line tickets in  Rome

How to Skip the line tickets in Rome

Some hints…. If you stay in Rome just a few days and you don’t have time to waste in endless tickets lines, you may know there is a faster way to enter the Roman Majors sites as the VATICAN MUSEUMS and  COLOSSEUM VATICAN MUSEUMS: In order to skip the line…

Autumn in Rome

The most colourful season to visit Rome is certainly Autumn.The weather is pleasantly mild until November and the landscape is magical. That’s the perfect period for long walks and bike tours around the picturesques streets of the Eternal city, in the parks, along the banks of the Tiber So don’t…
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