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What to do and see in Rome

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Rome, the capital, better known as the “eternal city”, “caput mundi”, “the navel of the world” is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the world. Located in the center of the peninsula, it has ancient origins. According to tradition, it was founded in 753 BC Romulus, the first of the seven Kings of Rome on the Palatine hill. The city boasts one of the richest cultural offerings in the world: history, art, religion archeology up to culinary tradition. The old town, enclosed within the Aurelian walls and the walls gianicolensi includes about 25,000 points of interest environmental and archaeological. To name a few: the magnificent Victorian, the Capitoline Museums, the Imperial Forum and the Coliseum now symbol of the capital, and the Arch of Constantine over the Circus Maximus and the Pantheon, the temple dedicated to the gods of Olympus, wanted by ‘ Emperor Hadrian with inside the tomb of Raphael. And yet, the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, the Mouth of Truth, the Renaissance and Baroque palaces, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and the Cordonata in the Capitol. Not forgetting the beautiful squares like Campo dei Fiori, with in the center the statue of the philosopher heretic Giordano Bruno, Piazza Navona, where there is the beautiful Fountain of the Four Rivers by Bernini, the Square of Spain dominated by the famous staircase; People’s Square and Piazza Venezia. Also known as the capital of Christianity, there are many places of worship, starting from the famous St. Peter’s Basilica, located in Vatican City, the smallest country in the world in the heart of the capital, with inside some of the most famous sculptures of the world: the Piety of Michelangelo and Bernini’s colonnade outside surrounding the magnificent square. Among other religious buildings you can also admire: the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, one of Rome’s major basilicas of great artistic and religious value, St. John Lateran, the cathedral of Rome, the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, built at the behest of Constantine in 314 and later enlarged. In the rest of the province we point out Tivoli, where there are the famous Villa Adriana, Villa d’Este, Villa Gregoriana. The first, monumental, is among the largest ever built in ancient villa of the Emperor Hadrian, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site as Villa d’Este, famous for its fountains and water features. Another World Heritage Site is the Etruscan necropolis of Banditaccia of Cerveteri. Between the seaside resorts there are Ladispoli, Fregene, Fiumicino and Ostia Lido, where you shall bear the same Romans when I want to spend time at sea. Not far away are the ruins of Ostia Antica, where you can see what remains of the oldest colony of Rome, with the museum full of archaeological finds of inestimable value. Do not miss Castel Gandolfo, overlooking Lake Albano, in which reside the Popes in the summer months, and Villa Aldobrandini in Frascati, the best known Renaissance residence of the Castelli Romani, with statues and fountains.

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