The Basilica of San Crisogono in Rome
At the beginning of Viale di Trastevere is the church of San Crisogono. The church was built before 499 and restored in 1129.
Santi Cosma e Damiano in Rome
The church of Santi Cosma e Damiano in Rome was made by order of Pope Felice IV (and thus also defined Basilica "Beati Felicis") in an aula of the Foro della Pace, in 527.
The Fontana dell'Acqua Paola in Rome
The Fontana dell'Acqua Paola also known as Il Fontanone ("The big fountain") is a monumental fountain located on the Janiculum Hill, near the church of San Pietro in Montorio, in Rome.
The church of San Cosimato in Rome
The church of San Cosimato was originally built in the 10th century in the Trastevere rione. Originally, it was built as a Benedictine monastery dedicated to Saints Cosmas and Damian, from whom it derives its name, and it carried the added designation of in mica aurea (“in the golden sand”) due to the presence of fluvial sand of yellowish color.
Bar del Fico in Rome
Named after the ancient fig tree outside, this hipster hangout near the beautiful Santa Maria della Pace church is very popular with chess players of all ages, together with those filling their boots at the free pizza Aperitivo, which is accompanied by DJs.
Trastevere neighborhood in Rome
Trastevere is one of the prettiest neighbourhoods in Rome with its narrow cobblestone streets, colourful buildings dripping with ivy, and balconies enlivened with geraniums.
Religious architecture in Rome
Boasting around 900 churches in total, the city of Rome is the best place in the world to discover religious architecture. Italy‘s capital is famous for being one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and nowhere is this more evident than in the breathtaking architecture, world-class art, and fascinating histories of Rome’s churches.
The Galleria in Piazza Colonna in Rome
The Gallery is situated at the centre of Campo Marzio, in front of the column of Marcus Aurelius, facing the square from where it is possible to admire prestigious architectures of the modern Rome, and in particular the 16th century palace which belonged to Agostino Chigi during the 17th century. Today the Galleria in Piazza Colonna is one of the most renowned and charming places in the city, both due to its central location, as well as due to is prestigious architectural design, without excluding the myth which has always veiled this place.
Rome landmarks - some pictures
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