Roman history

Rome in April // The Essentials

Rome in April // The Essentials

April is the most beautiful time of year to visit Rome. The whole month is rich of events and the climate is perfect for walking around among the beauties and wonders of the eternal city. Of course,  lots of people will be around, but with a good timetable and  an…
IDES OF MARCH || 15 March –  Julius Caesar will “die” again

IDES OF MARCH || 15 March – Julius Caesar will “die” again

On March 15th, from 2:00 pm, in the Sacred Area of ​​Largo Argentina in Rome will be played the assassination of Julius Caesar. The theatrical company ” Gruppo Storico Roma ”  will perform the reunion of the Senate, the discussions of the conspirators and the bloody murder of the great…
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…
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…

August In Rome: what’s going on

The eternal city is where you want to be even in summer! Enjoy the  wonderful monuments , the historical architecture, the incredible museums in a less crowded city. The real fun starts especially when the sun goes down. Till September 3, the annual edition of “lungo il tevere” will electrify…

NEW ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURE JUST UNCOVERED: 80 METERS AURELIAN WALLS!

The Eternal City keeps on being a treasure trove of discoveries: few days ago 80 meters Aurelian Walls were uncovered during the excavations works which have been taking place around Rome for the construction of her third underground line (so called line C). They were surprisingly unburied in the area…

JULIUS CAESAR HAS TO DIE (ON MARCH 15th… FOR REAL!)

Julius Caesar was killed on March 15th, the so called “Ides of March” in Latin: the event caused a dramatic change in history of the Roman Republic. This Sunday special events are in programme at largo di Torre Argentina, where the murder took place: guided tours both in Italian and…
EVEN ROME HAS GOT HER PYRAMID!

EVEN ROME HAS GOT HER PYRAMID!

Did you know Rome has a pyramid? Pyramid of Cestius is actually one of the most intriguing and still less known monuments in the Eternal City, standing at the crossroad between via Ostiensis and another fundamental lane in ancient times. Its story is kind of unusual: it was built in…

DIVINE AUGUSTUS… 2000 YEARS AFTER

Two thousands years are in between us and Augustus, Julius Caesar’s great nephew, one of the most charismatic personalities of the Ancient Rome, the first to be named Emperor. The year 2014 precisely marked two millennia after his death (he expired in Nola, not far from Neaples, on 19 August…