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Glory of Rome - Afternoon 4 hour Segway Tour
"All the glory of Rome in one afternoon.This comprehensive segway tour covers the best of Rome. After a short segway training session at our office on Piazza Mattei we glide over to the archaeological area of Largo Argentina. There we'll see Rome's majestic ancient temple devoted to all the gods - the Pantheon. After a quick stop at the beautiful baroque square Piazza Navona we'll cross the river to reach one of the “The Mausoleum of Hadrian” usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo. From here you'll enjoy a precious view of St. Peter's Basilica (The Vatican). Afterwards we zip to the Ara Pacis Piazza del Popolo and continue on to the Spanish Steps. At this point we'll make a stop at the famous Trevi Fountain after throwing a coin in fountain we proceed to the monumental Piazza Venezia and Capitoline Hill. We then glide alongside the Roman Forum to reach Rome's most iconic landmark - The Colosseum. The tour isn't over just yet we'll advance from here to Circus Maximus and have a look at the “Mouth of Truth” the famous sculpture from the movie Roman Holidays. Then we glide through the charming Jewish Quarter to conclude the tour and return to the office."
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Rome Segway Tour
"Meet your friendly guide and start with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled electric self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable you’ll follow your guide into the downtown streets of Rome.Glide toward the area known as Capitoline Hill and as you approach it you’ll be met with the jaw-dropping sights of Ancient Rome. Once the home of richly elaborate temples shops markets and government buildings
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The Secrets of Ancient Rome: Private Full-Day Walking Tour
"On this full-day tour visit the most famous monuments of Rome. The first stop is at the Colosseum and the Roman Forum and thanks to the skip the line tickets you’ll avoid the long queue. Admire the ancient architecture and decoration temples columns and the ancient Via Sacra the main street that cross the Roman Forum.After lunch your walking tour will continue discovering the Roman ruins hidden in world-famous squares. Stroll between the Aureliana Column Pantheon and the ancient ruins of the Dominziano Stadium in Piazza Navona. Then visit the ancient Marcello Theatre with its secret Portico D’Ottavia and the temples of the Forum Boario.The final breathtaking stop is at the Mouth of Truth: put your hand into this ancient Roman ruins and find out if you are a liar or not."
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Bocca della Verita – Mouth of Truth - in Santa Maria in Cosmedin Tips (44)

Bocca de la Verita

The legend says (in www.italyguides.it):"This legend probably originates from Roman times. It is said that the rich wife of a Roman noble was accused of adultery. The woman denied the accusations, but...
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solopes
Mar 01, 2015

The Mouth of Truth.

This sculpture is located in the courtyard of the Church of Saint Maria of Cosmedin. It is near the foot of the Circe Maximus. Legend states that the statue will bite the hand of a liar. When we got...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 05, 2013

Bocca della Verita

When a boy I loved well-known film "Roman Holiday". The film uses the Mouth of Truth as a storytelling device since both Hepburn's and Peck's characters are not initially truthful with each other....
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 01, 2012

Roman-Style Lie Detector

Do you want to know if your girlfriend is truthful? Take her to the Bocca della Verità ("Mouth of Truth"), Rome's ancient lie detector. According to popular tradition, when you insert your hand into...
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iblatt
Oct 19, 2011

Are You Speaking the Truth?

Where?In the portico of Chiesa di Santa Maria in Cosmedin, on Piazza Bocca della VeritaWhat?Bocca della Verita, or 'the mouth of truth', is a depiction of a mask with an open mouth. According to an...
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Maria81
Aug 19, 2011

TRUTH AND DARE !

Want to try the world’s oldest lie detector? You may not when you find out that it bites. ‘The Mouth of Truth’ is 1.6 meters in diameter and weighs about 1300 kilograms. You place your hand in its...
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DAO
Apr 04, 2011

Take a Fun Photo at the Mouth of Truth

One of the few places we needed to actually stand on line during our off-season trip was the Mouth of Truth. Legend is that if you are a liar and stick your hand in the stone mouth your hand will be...
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Mmasarech
Feb 21, 2009

The Mouth of Truth

If you come to Rome, you have to stop by it! I think a trip to Rome is not complete without taking a picture here. The Mouth of Truth is located in the atrium of Santa Maria in Cosmedin church. The...
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monica71
Jan 29, 2009

Liars Beware!!!

This church is perhaps best known for being the place to find the "Bocca Della Verita" (sp?) or the Mouth of Truth. It was reportedly a drain cover in Roman times (which if it is true, shows you how...
KLowe1123
Apr 25, 2007

Cliche but fun

La Bocca della Verita, or "The Mouth of Truth," is one of those stops everybody should see in Rome, but it's also an obvious tourist trap. But at least there's no admission. The only trick is seeing...
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londonlover
Mar 17, 2007

Lie Detector

See the Bocca della Verita in the annex to Santa Maria in Cosmedin. This ancient drain cover stands against a wall. People believed that if you put your hand into the slit, and told a lie it would...
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uglyscot
Dec 10, 2006

Mouth of Truth tells its own story

Located near the Circus Maximus under the portico of the Church Santa Maria in Cosmedin, the Mouth of Truth (La Bocca della Verità) is a popular destination. Some of us are old enough to have been...
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icunme
Sep 11, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Bocca della Verita – Mouth of Truth - in Santa Maria in Cosmedin

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Chiesa San Giorgio in Velabro

San Giorgio in Velabro is yet another of Rome's many ancient churches. Although the existing buildinglargely dates from the 900s there is evidence that an earlier church existed on the spot from at...
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Roseto Comunale - Gardens

If you're lucky enough to be in the city during the late spring, you’ll want to add one of its prettiest corners to your agenda. High up on the Aventine Hill - where Flora, the Roman goddess of...
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Circus Maximus

Just in front of the Ruins of the Imperial Palace on Palatine Hill sits a largely barren oval shaped complex with some ruins on the eastern Side. This is the Remains of the famous Circus Maximus of...
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Aventine Hill

There are a few very interesting sites located at the top of the Aventine Hill, one of Rome's seven hills, that make it worth the short climb top the top. To get there, we went up the Clivo di Rocco...
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Theatre of Marcellus

one thing you would notice while walking or riding along Via del Teatro di Marcello road is the half Colosseum Arch along the western side of the road of which is it the famous Theatre of Marcellus...
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Isola Tiberina

unlike the other Major Rivers that criss crosses that major Capitals in Europe, the Tiber River has only one Island in Rome and is called the Isola Tiberina. It is located along the Trastevere and...
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