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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...

The seven Basilicas - Pilgrim Churches of Rome

Medieval Basilicas of Rome - Pilgrim Churches of Rome, Italy During the years of imperial persecutions, the one of Diocleziano in particular was terrifying, the Christian worshippers were obliged to meet secretly in humble buildings very similar, at least from outside, to private homes. With the victory of Costantino over Massenzio in 312 the situation radically changed. The imperial architects committed to build new worship places...

Basilica of St. Giovanni in Laterano (St John Lateran)

Basilica of St. Giovanni in Laterano, Italy The cathedral, whose full name is: Patriarcal Arcibasilica and Cathedral of Holy Saviour, St. John the Baptist and Evangelist in Lateran (Arcibasilica Papale e Cattedrale del Santissimo Salvatore e dei Santi Giovanni Battista ed Evangelista in Laterano), rises from the same place where the basilica of Costantino was erected round 314. The ancient basilica had four aisles for...

Ancient Roman Villas and Gardens in Rome

Ancient Roman Villas and Gardens in Rome, Italy Since its most ancient times, Rome has been characterised by the presence of vast green areas. Following the penetration of the Greek culture in the 2nd century B.C., it became the vogue for rich and noble Romans to attach their names to sumptuous gardens, called Horti. These fell into decline with the crisis of the Roman Empire, and only a thousand years later, during the...

Christian Catacombs In Rome

Christian Catacombs In Rome, Italy Places of burial and worship of the early Christians, whose most ancient nuclei date from the 2nd century, they were created along the edges of the consular roads outside of the city walls. At present the upkeep and management of all Roman Christians catacombs are under the care of the Pontificia Commissione di Archeologia Sacra Via Napoleone III 1 - tel 06 44 65 610 - fax 06...

The Auditorium Parco della Musica of Rome

An example of the structure of Auditorium Parco della Musica of Rome The Auditorium Parco della Musica of Rome, Europe's largest Music park, completed the opening of its structures with the inauguration of the large hall with 2800 seats, the concept store, the bar area, the bookshop with books and multimedia items, and the restaurant ReD - Restaurant & Design, that offers the expertise of chef Angelo Troiani. Ever since it was inaugurated...

Formation of Lateran Palace to Vatican Historical Museum

The Lateran Palace, Rome, Italy Pope Sixtus V commissioned the construction of the Lateran Palace (Palazzo Laterano/ Palazzo Lateranense) at the end of the 16th century to stand in for the ancient building that used to be the Papal residence ever since the 4th century. The building is highly decorated inside with frescoes portraying scenes of the Old Testament and houses the Vatican Historical Museum that...

Doria Pamphilj (Pamphili) Museum Gallery In Palazzo Doria Pamphilj (Pamphili)

Doria Pamphilj Museum Gallery, Rome, Italy The Doria Pamphilj Gallery (also spelled Doria Pamphili Gallery) is a large art collection housed in the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj (also spelled Palazzo Doria Pamphili) in Rome, Italy. It is situated between the Via del Corso and Via della Gatta. The principal entrance is on the Via del Corso (until recently entrance to the gallery was from the Piazza del Collegio Romano). Like...

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...

The Angel of Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome

The Angel of Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, Italy At the top of the Castel Sant'Angelo, the archangel Michael stands mighty and proud, sheathing his sword. The bronze statue was created in the mid 1700s and erected in memory of Pope Gregory the Great's vision in the 6th century AD. Tradition has it that a terrible epidemic raged in Rome and the pope was desperate. He ordered a great expiation procession from St. John Lateran...

Places In Rome Shown By "Map A Zone"

Alphabetical Index of "Map A Zone" places In Rome (monuments, Landmarks, building, streets, sightseeing and other Tourist information) Pick and Browse Below The Map:

Foro Italico Sports Center, Rome

Foro Italico Sports Center, Rome Foro Italico is a great sport center, created in the zone originally named Prati della Farnesina (after the Farnese family, which had it as a property), in the years of fascist regime. The project belonged to Enrico Del Debbio, and was realized starting from the late 20's, until 1960, the year of Olympic Games held in Rome. In the very beginning it was named Foro Mussolini,...

Ponte (Bridge) Milvio/Milvian Bridge, Rome

Ponte (Bridge) Milvio/Milvian Bridge, Rome For the whole period of the history of Rome this bridge was particularly important being a junction of several ways: Via Flaminia, Via Cassia, Via Clodia and Via Veientana. It is not precisely known when it was built, but it is certain the time of its first reconstruction, conducted by M. Aemilius Scaurus in 109 b.C.. The decisive battle between emperors Constantine and...

Places In Rome Shown By "Map B Zone"

Alphabetical Index of "Map B Zone" places In Rome (monuments, Landmarks, building, streets, sightseeing and other Tourist information) Pick and Browse Below The Map:

Places In Rome Shown By "Map C Zone"

Alphabetical Index of "Map C Zone" places In Rome (monuments, Landmarks, building, streets, sightseeing and other Tourist information) Pick and Browse Below The Map: