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The Jewish Ghetto food tour

As a city steeped in history and culture, Rome is a fascinating destination for any traveller. However, for those looking to delve deeper into the city’s rich heritage, a Jewish Ghetto food tour offers a unique opportunity to discover the lesser-known side of Rome. From exploring the history and culture of the Jewish community in […]

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The Sacred Forest of Bomarzo

At Bomarzo, in the province of Viterbo in northern Lazio, there is a unique complex of monuments called Parco dei Mostri (Park of the Monsters) also called Sacro Bosco (Sacred Forest) or Villa delle Meraviglie (Villa of Marvels). Commissioned by Prince Pier Francesco Orsini and dedicated to his wife Giulia Farnese, it was designed and built in 1547 by

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The castles of the Borgia

Anyone who stays in Lazio cannot miss a visit to the castles of the Borgia, the family that, in the sixteenth century, imposed its power not only on the region, but played an important part in the Renaissance history of Italy, thanks to unscrupulous political alliances, intrigues, crimes and ecclesiastical careers successfully undertaken by Alfonso and Rodrigo Borgia,

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The best cat of the Colosseum. Rome and stray cats

Rome and cats are still an inseparable pair today. This is testified by the most sold and loved postcards by foreign visitors, those that portray Roman cats lazily crouched on the ruins or posing next to the statues. In the capital alone, 120,000 strays live which, since 2001, the Municipality of Rome has considered the

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The Church of St. Clement in Rome

The Church of St. Clement in Rome

The Church of St. Clement is one of the most interesting religious buildings in Rome and is located a few steps from the Colosseum. The visit requires a descent through four different architectural layers from up to 2000 years ago and reaching 20 meters below ground. It’s not unusual considering that the visible archaeological part of Rome corresponds

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The Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most visited monuments in the world. Almost twenty thousand people a day and five million every year go to the Vatican to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece. The Sistine Chapel Before Michelangelo’s Intervention The work began on May 10th, 1508, as Michelangelo himself noted in his diary. The chapel in which the

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