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Kentridge

We really hope to enjoy in on the Tiber's embankment walls, between Sixtus Bridge and Mazzini Bridge, the 550 m long frieze, made up of 90 silhouettes 9 m high, that William Kentridge projected after having meditated on Rome's complex and long history. The very original work is …

The wonders of Rome “UNDER ROME”

Everyone knows about the wonders of the "Eternal City". At least the ones that ... are visible. But very few people know about the incredible amount of underground sites that dot almost every district of Rome.

Palazzo Chigi in Ariccia

If you are in Rome for few days you could insert in your “things to do” a visit to Ariccia, a small town in the “Castelli Romani”, a wonderful panoramic area south of Rome where nature and architecture are meeting in the best way. It’s about 25 kms …

The only “Fresco” by Caravaggio in the Villa Boncompagni-Ludovisi

IL “CASINO” DEL MONTE LUDOVISI One of  the many interests of Cardinal Del Monte,  was the alchemical experimentation, which the prelate practiced empirically, with results… not exactly scientifical. It is certain that Del Monte, in contact with Galileo, had a good alchemical equipment, a battery made of stills, mortars …

S. Sebastian, former Patron Saint of Rome

Saint Sebastian was considered for centuries the third patron saint of Rome, celebrated on January 20. Born in a Christian family and official of high rank of the Roman Army, belonging in fact to the 1st  Cohort of the 1st  Legion, he was one of the responsible of …