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Christianity in the Ancient Rome Private Tour
"Your English Speaking driver will pick you up at 08.30 am from your accommodation in RomeStart the visit with an intense introduction to the life of St Peter and Saint Paul from a very exclusive spot when Rome is still sleeping. Then stop at the Mame where the two Saints were kept in chains under the crazy Emperor Nero. You can also visit it from the inside.Move to the Aventine Hill the place where the early Christians started to profess their religion. Visit what once were the first two Domus Iglesias today known as the Church of Saint Sabina and Saint Prisca under which the first Christians met in secret!Move to the Appian Way and explore the Church of Quo Vadis where you will find some amazing evidences of the life of the two Saints.Visit the Catacombs where the early Christians were buried
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Private Tour: Christian Rome
"In the year 313 as Roman Emperor Constantine was preparing for a huge battle one in which he was up against a much bigger army a sign appeared in the sky. Constantine looked up and saw a flaming cross accompanied by the phrase in Latin “In hoc signo vinces” (“By this sign conquer”). He then led his army into battle and won. And thus begins an important phase in Christian Rome: it then became an official religion of the Roman Empire. This 6-hour private guided tour of Christian Rome is an excellent way to learn the history learn about the early history of the Church in Rome and how the city was a major influence on Christianity today. Visit the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore
From EUR338.00
 
Private Tour: Basilicas of Rome
"After your guide picks you up from your accommodation around 8:00am you will start your tour of the basilicas of Rome. Your first stop will be at St. Paul’s Outside the Walls Basilica one of the most imposing basilicas of Rome where you will experience its beauty of grandeur. After about 30 minutes of exploring you will head with your guide to the next location. The first and largest basilica dedicated to the Virgin Mary is the St. Mary the Major. Here you can explore the history and hear of the legend. Legend has it that it was built by a Roman patrici the most devoted basilica and one of the most intriguing. Small treasures linked to the Passion of Jesus are kept here from the thorns of his crown to the vertical piece of the cross. After you will have a break for lunch.One of the final stops is at the Church of Quo Vadis which is a little Jen on the Appian Way. According to tradition
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No more "Sailor & Nurse" sculpture

When I was in Civitavecchia in 2012 there was a giant sculpture of the "Sailor & Nurse" scene, that was taken out of a photo made at the end of WW II and had been published in the LIFE-magazine, see...
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Viale Giuseppe Garibaldi

Viale Giuseppe Garibaldi is the name of the direct street that you can take from the Port-gate and Forte Michelangelo in order to walk to the train-station. You will find a church along that street,...
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The Ocean-Boulevard

There is a great Ocean-Boulevard between the Forte Michelangelo and the train-station and to walk that distance it will take about 20 minutes. In 2011 I saw there the giant sculpture of the "Sailor...
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Forte Michelangelo / Michelangelo castle

The city of Civitavecchia was part of the Papal States from 1432 till 1870 and Pope Julius II (1443 - 1513) gave the order to build Forte Michelangelo as a part of the medieval townwall, but the...
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Teatro Comunale Traiano / The Municipal Theatre

Teatro Comunale Traiano, the Municipal Theatre of Civitavecchia is one of the few buildings in town that might be interesting to take a closer look at for some interesting architecture. The theatre...
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Chiesa Dell'Immacolata

La Chiesa Dell'Immacolata / the church of the virgin was built in 1856 on the place, where a small church of the 16th century served by the Franciscans used to stand. Inside the church you will find...
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The lighttower

The first lighttower of Civitavecchia dated back to the year 108 AD, built by the Roman Emperor Trajan. Civitavecchia was called Centumcellae at that time. The lighttower in the port of Civitavecchia...
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remains of the medieval townwall

In many places, especially close to the cruiseport you will still find some great remains of the medieval townwalls that were once built while Civitavecchia was a part of the Papal States. In some...
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Wanna spend the day in town ?

Some years ago I spent the day in the town of Civitavecchia instead of heading to Rome with all of the others. No good idea, the town is quite boring, no special shops, no special restaurants, beaches...
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THE MUNICIPAL THEATRE

The Municipal Theatre was designed by the 'architect Antonio De Rossi was named in honor of the emperor Trajan Trajan Theatre founder of the city. I thought this was quite interesting, in that the...
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ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHEDRAL

Where the Cathedral stands today, once stood a smaller Church. The City and population outgrew this Church, and a new one was built, which was the Cathedral I was viewing today. It was a simple Church...
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FORT MICHELANELGO

The Fort, you will see from the Cruise Ship, and will be the first major sight when being dropped off by the shuttle bus at the end of the Pier. When standing beside these walls, I realized just how...
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Civitavecchia visit

Just came back from Civitavecchia from a cruise visit. C is much changed since we were last there about 8 years ago, then we just went to Rome and just spent about an hour in C but this time we didnt...
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Ancient Baths - Terme Taurine

Terme TaurineLocated in Civitavecchia you'll find the Archaeological-Botanical Park of the Taurine Baths. These baths were built around naturally hot sulfur (sulphur) spring water. The site has two...
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Via Braccianese Claudia, 4, Civitavecchia, 00053, Italy
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Via Fabio Filzi, 1, Civitavecchia, Lazio, 00053, Italy
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Via Olimpia, 3, Civitavecchia, 00053, Italy
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Viale Della Repubblica, 4, Civitavecchia, Lazio, 00053, Italy
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