Tours in Rome

January 9, 2015
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Column of the Immaculate Conception

Column of the Immaculate Conception erected in 1956 by Pius IX, with the designs of Polletti, in memory of the solemn proclamation of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. On the base of the column are four statues of prophets; in […]
January 9, 2015
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Memorial House of Shelley and Keats – Tourinrome.com

Shelley and Keats Memorial House in Rome is a museum in Rome, in memory to the English Romantic poets John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley, (Shelley and Keats)  Keats died in this house and the room holding his deathbed has been preserved as a shrine to the writer tortured. The museum hosts […]
January 9, 2015
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The Spanish Steps – Guide of Rome – Tour in Rome

The Spanish Steps in Rome The Spanish Steps. This was the most important square and the heart of the old Papal Rome; it takes its name from the Palace of the Spanish Ambassador which rises in the West side of the square. Before the new […]
January 9, 2015
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Ara Pacis

The Ara Pacis is considered one of the most important monuments of the beginning of the Empire, erected nine years B.C. in honour of the Emperor Augustus, on his return from Gallia and Spain, and in commemoration of the peace re-established by this Emperor in […]
January 9, 2015
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Mausoleum of Augustus

Built by the Emperor on 28 B.C. as a burial place for himself, all the members of the Claudian-Julian Family and their familiar servants. Strabo describes the tomb as a large monument in the vicinity of the river, rising on a gigantic sub-structure of marble, […]
January 9, 2015
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Popolo square – Piazza del Popolo – People’s Square

The most important entrance to Rome. It was designed by the architect Valadier for Pope Pius VII, in order to give a fist impression of beauty and magnificence to the people coming to Rome from the North; as, before railways were constructed, visitors had to enter […]
January 9, 2015
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The Pincian Hill

The modern Pincio occupies the very spot of the “Collis Hortorum” or hill of gardens, of the Romans so called from the famous villa of Domitian Sallust and Lucullus which stood here. This last property was, later on bought by Valerius Asiaticus, who was put […]
January 9, 2015
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The Borghese Gallery

The Borghese Gallery is considered the queen of private collections of art in Europe. The building was erected at the expenses of Card. Scipio Borghese, at he beginning of the 17th century, after the design of Giovanni Vasanzio the cardinal’s favourite architect. The museum originally […]
January 9, 2015
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Villa Borghese

The largest and most lovely park in Rome, being about four miles in circumference. It was laid out by Card. Scipio Borghese, the favourite nephew of Pope Paul V (1605 -1621) and is decorated with beautiful fountains, small waterfalls, artificial lakes, imitations of ancient monuments […]
January 9, 2015
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The Palace of Queen Margherita – Palazzo Margherita

One of the best Palaces of Modern Rome built after design of the architect Koch in 1886 for Prince Boncompagni, who later on sold it to Queen Margherita. The building since the year 1944 belongs to the American Embassy and is surrounded by a little […]
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