Art

Saint Zeno’s Chapel: Spectacular Byzantine Mosaics in Rome

Tucked away in an unassuming church in Rome’s Monti neighbourhood are some of the most spectacular ...

Thu 25 Jul 2019

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Art 10 Things I learned about Michelangelo on the Vatican tour

10 Things I learned about Michelangelo on the Vatican tour

"I learned to see changes in art styles from one century to the next..."

Fri 21 Jun 2019

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Art Borromini’s Incredible Perspective Corridor at Rome’s Palazzo Spada

Borromini’s Incredible Perspective Corridor at Rome’s Palazzo Spada

Have you seen many optical illusions involving marble columns and statues?

Fri 07 Jun 2019

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Art Discover the Villa Farnesina and Raphael's Amazing Frescoes

Discover the Villa Farnesina and Raphael's Amazing Frescoes

Uncover the wonderful frescoes of the Villa Farnesina, including Raphael’s Galatea, and gain an ...

Fri 10 May 2019

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Art Michelangelo’s Masterpieces in Rome: the Complete Guide to see them

Michelangelo’s Masterpieces in Rome: the Complete Guide to see them

8 works you need to see and where to find them

Fri 19 Apr 2019

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Art The Renaissance Rediscovery of Nero’s Golden House

The Renaissance Rediscovery of Nero’s Golden House

A Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Fri 12 Apr 2019

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For Whom the Fiddle Plays: Nero and His Golden House

Learn about the most controversial emperor in the history of Rome: find out more about the terrible ...

Tue 12 Mar 2019

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Art How Deep is your Love? The Painful Ecstasy of Bernini’s Saint Teresa

How Deep is your Love? The Painful Ecstasy of Bernini’s Saint Teresa

Bernini's beautiful sculpture depicting the Ecstasy of St. Teresa is one of the masterpieces of ...

Wed 27 Feb 2019

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7 Things You Need to Know About...the Trevi Fountain

There are some places in Rome you can’t afford to miss. One of the city’s absolute highlights is ...

Mon 25 Feb 2019

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Art The stunning golden mosaics of St. Clement's Basilica in Rome

The stunning golden mosaics of St. Clement's Basilica in Rome

Learn about the mosaics of St. Clement’s Basilica: decipher their intricate medieval symbolism and ...

Fri 15 Feb 2019

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The Seven Wonders of Saint Clement’s Basilica in Rome

Discover the seven most amazing treasures of Saint Clement’s Basilica, from the dark depths of its ...

Fri 01 Feb 2019

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