Cultural Landscape

Rome (Roma) Visitors Guide - Alphabetical Index of All Places In Rome

Piazza Dei Cavalieri Di Malta, Rome Here you will find Alphabetical Index of all places In Rome (such as; monuments, Landmarks, building, streets, sightseeing and other Tourist information. Useful maps for those who are interested in knowing more about geography of Rome. Use this A to Z Rome travel guide if you are looking for some specific place or monument. Choose from nearly everything from ancient roman...

Baroque Architectural Era in Rome

Façade of the Church of the Gesù, the first truly baroque era in rome If there is a period in art that can be said to have left its nature indelibly impressed on the city of Rome, this is the Baroque. The concrete expression of the triumphant Church that managed to overcome the crisis caused by the Protestant Reformation, the Baroque is the style of theatricality, wonder and amazement par excellence that emotionally involves the viewer. During...

Medieval Rome with its Monuments - Artistic Remainders of the Middle Ages

Medieval Rome with its Monuments It is not easy to find artistic remainders of the Middle Ages in Rome, also because they are often incorporated into buildings built during later periods, or hidden in places rarely visited by the occasional tourists. In addition to the ancient, Renaissance or Baroque city, there is also a medieval Rome with its monuments and works of art which can, in part, be discovered...

Rome Museums, Monuments, and Archaeological Areas

Rome Museums, Monuments, and Archaeological Areas, Italy Notes It should be kept in mind that: Museums hours are subject to change without notice as per Superintendency instructions. As a rule, ticket offices close 30 to 60 minutes before the actual closing times. It is advisable to check opening hours by calling directly the place you intend to visit. For further information please visit the web site of the Ministero per i beni...

Archaeology Museums In Rome

Archaeology Museums In Rome, Italy Municipal Antiquarium Household objects from the 6th century B.C. to the time of barbarian invasions. Includes the famous doll with jointed limbs that was part of the funeral accouterment of Crepereia Tryphaena. Via Parco del Celio 22 - phone 06 70 01 569 Temporarily closed for restoration. Antiquarium of the Forum Finds coming from the Forum excavations and frescoes once...

National Roman Museum In Rome

National Roman Museum In Rome, Italy One of the most important archeological collections in the world, it is split up into five sites. Split up into five sites, the Museum is one of the most important archaeological collections in the world. Special tickets are available: a Euro 9,00 ticket valid 7 days for all the sites of the Museum; a Euro 20,00 ticket also includes the Colosseum, the Palatine, the Baths of...

Monuments and Archaeological Areas In Rome

Colosseum (Amphitheater of Flavius), rome Colosseum (Amphitheater of Flavius)     In the amphitheater, the most important monument of ancient Rome, bloody battles between gladiators and against ferocious animals were once held. Divided into four levels of seats, it could hold at least fifty thousand spectators. Piazza del Colosseo Information and reservation phone 06 39 96 77 00 On-line booking: www....

Rome Municipal Archaeological Sites that may be visited on request

Cloaca Maxima at the Velabrum, Rome Cloaca Maxima at the Velabrum The sewer crossed the Forum, collecting the water drained off from the higher land, and conveyed it into the Tiber. Via del Velabro 3 - phone 06 67 10 38 19 - fax 06 67 90 795 Temporarily closed for restoration. Columbarium of Pomponius Hylas An underground family burial place from the Julian period, decorated with frescoes and mosaics. Via...

Rome Main Exhibition Areas

Palazzo delle Esposizioni, rome Rome, cradle and centre of European culture, is often seat of important temporary art exhibitions both in its most important museums and in particularly remarkable exhibitions areas: Palazzo delle Esposizioni The Palazzo delle Esposizioni is a neoclassical exhibition hall, cultural center and museum on Via Nazionale in Rome. Via Nazionale 194 - phone 06 48 85 465 Internet...

Musei Capitolini (Capitoline Museum), Rome

Musei Capitolini (Capitoline Museum), Rome, Italy The Campidoglio is the seat of the City Council and the heart of Rome's cultural heritage. The Capitoline Museums are the world's most ancient museum and the most visited municipal museum in Rome. The Capitoline Museums (Italian: Musei Capitolini) are a group of art and archeological museums in Piazza del Campidoglio, on top of the Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy. The museums...

The Victor Emmanuel Monument, Rome

National Monument of Victor Emmanuel II, Piazza Venezia, Rome Starting June 2, 2002, Anniversary of the Italian Republic, the Victor Emmanuel Monument is entirely open to the public. Both the interior and the exterior are accessible through six entrances including the new passageway connecting the Piazza del Campidoglio to the Terraces by way of the Ara Coeli Convent. The Victor Emmanuel Monument is a gigantic building located on...

A stroll at the Theatre of Marcellus, Rome

Porticus Octaviae (Portico di Ottavia), Rome, Italy An archeological area of 10.000 square metres in the heart of the city, right by the Capitoline hill. An enchanting pedestrian area immersed in history: passing by the Porticus of Octavia, it is possible to reach the Theatre of Marcellus on foot and enjoy its grandiosity in an atmosphere of magical silence. The Theatre of Marcellus (Latin: Theatrum Marcelli, Italian: Teatro...

Visitor Center at the Roman Imperial Fora/Forums (Fori Imperiali), Rome

Visitor Center at the Roman Imperial Fora/Forums (Fori Imperiali), Rome, Italy The first Visitor Center in Rome, a place that offers information, documentation and a meeting point for tourists and visitors, the starting point for a series of guided tours of the Imperial Fora and other sites. Set up in a delightful courtyard obtained by reclaiming a former municipal dump, the Visitor Center is provided with an information counter, an area for the display...

Archaeological Places In Rome

Archaeological Places In Rome, Italy Imperial Forums Palatine Colosseum Arch of Constantine From Caesar on, all emperors left a sign of their empire into the so-called Imperial Forums, which name the modern straight-forward way - opened by Mussolini- that connects piazza Venezia to the Colosseum. Starting from the square, on the left side is the monumental Trajan's column, formed of 17 circular marble blocks...

Appian Way (Via Appia Antica) - A Walk In The Ancient Rome Through Appia Antica Park

Appian Way (Via Appia Antica) - A Walk In The Ancient Rome While the Via Appia is lined with monuments and tombs of ancient Roman patrician families, many find what’s under the Appian Way to be more interesting. Below the street are miles of tunnels – known as catacombs – where the early Christians buried their dead and, when necessary, held secret church services. Several of the catacombs are open to the public and on a guided tour...