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Mausoleum of Caecilia Metella

The mausoleum was built at the third mile of the Appian Way in the years 30-20 BCE, on a dominant position overlooking the road,...

Tiber island in Rome, the legend

Legend has it that the Tiber island was created in a peculiar way: after driving out king Tarquinius Superbus and as a mark of...

La Festa dei Ceri in Gubbio medieval town

Gubbio is home to the Corsa dei Ceri, a run held every year always on the 15th day of May, in which three teams, devoted...

Forum of Augustus in Rome

The Forum of Augustus was planned as part of a wide reorganisation of the area between the central Forum, the Forum of Caesar and...

Largo di Torre Argentina in Rome

The Area Sacra (Sacred Area) complex in Largo Argentina is delimited by Via Florida, Via di San Nicola de’ Cesarini, Via di Torre Argentina,...

Lidice Memorial in Czech Republic

This village, the name of which became a symbol of Fascist despotism in World War II, lies 20 km west of Prague and eight...

The Stasi Museum in Berlin, Germany

The Stasimuseum is located in House 1 on the former grounds of the headquarters of the GDR Ministry for State Security (MfS). On 7 November...

Pantheon and Piazza della Rotonda in Rome

The Pantheon is one of the best preserved ancient monuments in Rome. It is an example of the reutilization from a Christian perspective of...

Basilica di Santa Cecilia in Trastevere

Santa Cecilia, music’s patron saint, became martyr here on 230 d. C.. The church, founded before C. V on the place where a Roman...

Piazza Colonna in Rome

City centre and centre of political life of Rome, the square is surrounded by famous buildings: the Palazzo Chigi (on the right, with the...

Lateran Baptistery in Rome

San Giovanni in Fonte (also known as the Lateran Baptistery) is an early Christian baptistery located next to St. John Lateran and the Lateran...

Some photos of Delft in the Netherlands

Delft is known for its historic town centre with canals, Delft Blue pottery, the Delft University of Technology, painter Johannes Vermeer and scientist Antony...

Piazza Bocca della Verità in Rome

Piazza Bocca della Verità is a square between Via Luigi Petroselli and Via della Greca in the rione Ripa. The square lies in the...

San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome

The Church of St. Louis of the French, founded by Cardinal Giulio dei Medici (then Clemente VII) in 1518, and completed in1589 by Giacomo...

Ostia antica

Tradition says that Ostia was founded by Ancus Marcius, the 4th king of Rome, who lived during the second half of the 7th century...

CAMPO DE’ FIORI IN ROME

A celebrated and picturesque market by day, Camp dè Fiori quickly turns into a hub for nightlifers in the evening. The piazza, in the...
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