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  • 1. Do As Romans Do

    this was closed during the day in summer we were but it seems a nice place to be inside the villa borghese and a marionnette theater for kids and old alike. the teatro dei burattini at San Carlino It...

  • 2. Festivals Celebrations & Protests

    Yes, Italy's royal scandal starring the House of Savoy with KING VITTORIO EMANUELE III - he was deposed - exiled to Switzerland - begged to return - was granted his wish - returned - was arrested and...

  • 3. Signs, Signals & Superstitions

    More of images of the Virgin Mary that can be seen on almost every street in the Eternal City. I am always astonished at the variety of styles and conditions of these works of art. Photo #5, shows a...

  • 4. Church hours in Rome -closed for lunch

    If you are interested in visiting the many churches in Rome to view the amazing art on display, please be aware that most churches close for several hours in...

  • 5. Taking photos – flash damages the paintings

    There is lots of great art in Rome – in museums, in churches, in other buildings, outside. And there are lots of people that want to take pictures of this...

  • 6. A living church

    Visiting Rome's wonderful churches, I wonder how many tourists see them as anything more than repositories of a venerable history or magnificent art? Of course...

  • 7. Teatro dell' Opera di Roma

    opera theater at Rome, nice cultural thing to do on your best nights,we were there in off season took a peek and had the boys elsewhere so needed to leave...

  • 8. Cappuccino

    I happen to love cappuccino, but had heard that it is only drank at breakfast and that if you ask for it at any other time the waiter might look at you like you...

  • 9. You need a dictionary

    Unless you master Italian you’ll struggle. I attended an Italian course some years ago, but it was barely enough to communicate with the locals. I was surprised...

  • 10. Acrobats with the fire

    One thing is for sure, Rome is never boring place especially around Christmas and New Year times. There are plenty of musicians, artists and acrobats all over...

  • 11. Cola di Rienzo

    Nicola di Renzo Gabrini (1313-1354), best known as Cola di Rienzo was medieval politician and popular leader, Tribune of the Roman people in the mid of 14th...

  • 12. Museo Centrale del Risorgimento

    In 1878 the Italian Parliament decided to build the monument, dedicated to the first King of unified Italy. It was Vittorio Emanuele II who unified Italy in...

  • 13. La Befana - the witch

    January 6 is national holiday in Italy and traditions of La Befana are a big part of Christmas celebrations. Epiphany commemorates the 12th day of Christmas...

  • 14. New Year fair at Navona

    Piazza Navona is definatelly the most adorable square of Roman citizens, it is always crowded by the locals and visitors but in particularly during month of...

  • 15. Museo di Roma - Palazzo Braschi

    Palazzo Braschi is neo-Classical structure situated nearby Piazza Navona. Today it houses the Museo di Roma, the civic museum of Rome.But this building was in...

  • 16. Mille e quattro fontane

    Fountain have provided drinking water and decorated the squares of ancient Rome. There were nine aqueducts which fed 39 monumental fountains and 591 public...

  • 17. Palazzo della Giustizia

    I came closer to take the picture of the Bridge Umberto I and there was this beautiful palace across the river of Tevere. Later on, after checking the city map,...

  • 18. Advertisements for Crematorium?

    These photos were taken near villa Borghese, but there are lots of these advertisements all over the city, even on big billboards. I was quite surprised to see...

  • 19. Are the "statues" pickpockets, some in Rome are

    We usually stand in front of the statues admiring their beauty and skill of the sculptors who made them. Rome is rich of magnificent statues which can be found...

  • 20. Fontana delle Tartarughe

    The late Italian Renaissance Fontana delle Tartarughe is located in the little Piazza Matei which is just a foot from Area Sacra at Largo Argentina. It is 16th...

  • 21. Fontana della Barcaccia

    Fontana della Barcaccia (Fountain of the Old Boat) is a Baroque fresh-water fountain, just bellow the Spanish Steps. The fountain was completed in 1627 by...

  • 22. Fountains at Piazza Navona

    Piazza Navona is probably the most frequently visited square of Rome, by both tourists and locals. It has so many attractions to see and offering great relaxing...

  • 23. Romulus and Remus :)

    One of my favoured fables learnt at school. I actually did an acrylic painting when I was 15, with the she-wolf and the twin boys in the thick of the forest,...

  • 24. Dove e' la Banca Italiana?

    If you ask me to recommend, of course I'll point you to visit any one of the many UniCredito Italiano branches here in Italy. In Rome, you can try:Banca Credito...

  • 25. These beautiful jars are found all over the place.

    But this one, in the front of the National Museum of Rome was not dissimilar to a couple that I photographed in Minturno. It makes you wonder what they stored...

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