History

Most Famous Hollywood Movies Shot in Rome

Rome has been the famed spot of the silver screen since the early days of motion pictures. With ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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Ancient Pompeii: Italy’s calling card

It's cities like Pompeii which bring thousands of visitors to Italy every day. It is the death, ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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Crypta Neapolitana and the legend of Virgil’s Tomb

Medieval legend has it that a tunnel was carved to connect Naples to Via Domitiana and the Appian ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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Religious Relics in Rome

From pieces of the True Cross, pieces of the table from the Last Supper, to tombs, bones, even finge ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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The Square Colosseum

Did you know there's more than one Colosseum? The ‘Square Colosseum’ (or Palazzo della Civiltà ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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The Colosseum and the desecration of democracy

The Roman population built a city where residents could feel secure and protected, guaranteeing a ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Basilica of Saint Clement in Rome

San Clemente takes you back through time with levels of ancient Roman ruins and buildings where they ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Spectacular Colosseum Light Show

Celebrating the International Year of Light 2015, the show was free to the public and people came ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Testaccio Neighbourhood in Rome

It takes some time to discover all the unique charm Testaccio has to offer; starting with the cultur ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Secrets of Naples

Rome isn’t the only ancient city in Italy. Take a short and inexpensive trip to Naples. Learn the ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Torture by the Tiber: the Tor di Nona prison in Rome

Admiring the view of Castel Sant’Angelo and the peaceful riverside today, it’s difficult to ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Saturnalia: Merriment and Murder Plots in Ancient Rome

Saturnalia is an ancient Roman festival that was celebrated in December, beginning with a sacrifice ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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