Exploring Rome

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Santa Prassede

Within a 5 minutes walk from our B&B, Santa Prassede is a wonderful church located in the zone of Santa Maria Maggiore. Built in 489 was completely renewed by Pope Pasquale I to contain the bones of the martyrs of the St. Priscilla Catacombs. In Santa Prassede you will be able to admire the beautiful mosaics in the

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Castle St. Angelo

Castel Sant’Angelo was built as a tomb for Emperor Hadrian. Following this fascinating fortress was used as a military outpost, prison, home and is now a wonderful museum. The visit includes a tour of the castle walls (upper and lower) and some of the internal rooms, with an awesome views of the city. Opening Hours:

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Pantheon

The Pantheon, a temple built in 118 A.C. to venerate all the gods of Olympus, was converted into a Christian basilica in the early seventh century. A masterpiece of engineering, famous for its gigantic dome, the Pantheon is the tomb of the italian Kings. Opening Hours: from Monday to Saturday: 9-19:30 Sunday: 9-18 Free Entrance

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Spanish Steps

At the center of the shopping area in Rome, Piazza di Spagna houses the Fountain of Four Rivers by Bernini and the Spanish Steps. Art, fashion and shopping coexist perfectly in this central square in Rome. On Foot (estimated time ~ 15 minutes):  Go behind the Opera House to reach  Via Nazionale, turn left and

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Trevi Fountain

One of the most famous fountains in the world, Trevi Fountain is a must for anyone visiting Rome. Feel the emotions flowing from this cascade of water and don’t forget the tradition: if you throw a coin into the Trevi  Fountain with your back to it you are ensured a return to Rome again! How

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St. Peter’s and Vatican Museums

Visiting St. Peter’s, the largest church in Rome and among the largest in the world, will immerse you in mysticism and art. You will be fascinated by the impressive basilica and art works of the Vatican Museums. You will enjoy the view from the dome of Michelangelo and visit the Sistine Chapel. Between art and

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Colosseum

The Colosseum,also know as Anfiteatro Flavio, is probably the main symbol of Rome. This gigantic arena built between 72 and 80 A.C. represents one of the major tourist attractions of Rome, a must for those who want to immerse themselves in the majesty of the Roman imperial period. The ticket for the Colosseum also allows