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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.

Tarquinia’s necropolis of Monterozzi

Tarquinia’s necropolis of Monterozzi Only in Tarquinia were discovered so many tombs decorated with wall paintings. The subjects of their frescoes describe clearly the Etruscan idea of the afterlife as well as the habits and customs that characterized their daily lives. The first painted tombs in Tarquinia begun to …

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 …