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The Orange Garden and the Keyhole

Climbing up the Aventine Hill lies one of the most suggestive gardens in Rome where a splendid view of the city can be enjoyed thanks to its panoramic balcony. The Orange Garden, or Savello Park, located in the area of an ancient medieval fortress belonging to the Savelli family, has very little remains after the almost complete demolition in …

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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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The Submerged Archaeological Park of Baia

In the Gulf of Naples, a few kilometers from Pompeii and in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, there is an amazing underwater archaeological park, the Roman city of Baia. It is one of the lesser-known archaeological sites, but actually one of the most important places in the Empire.   An exclusive holiday resort, well known …

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