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Sermoneta medieval village and its castle

Sermoneta is a hill town and in the province of Latina in central Italy. Sermoneta's fortune dates back to the end of the 13th century when the...

Norma medieval town

Situated at 410 m. on a sheer rocky spur (la Rave), this dominates the Pontine plain (Province of Latina, central Italy). The origins of...

The Turtle Fountain

The Fontana delle Tartarughe (The Turtle Fountain) is a fountain of the late Italian Renaissance, located in Piazza Mattei, in the Sant'Angelo district of...

Terracina, a city of art and history

The City of Terracina is located in the "Agro Pontino" (a valley within the province of Latina), near to the mouth of the Amaseno...

Sant’Agnese church in Piazza Navona

Sant'Agnese in Agone is a 17th-century Baroque church in the Piazza Navona in Rome. The church was built on the place where, according to...

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...

The mausoleum di Santa Costanza in Rome

The monumental complex comprises the Basilica of Sant'Agnese fuori le Mura and the Mausoleo di Santa Costanza, the mausoleum built around 350 and meant...

Fountain of Moses in Rome

The Fontana dell'Acqua Felice, also called the Fountain of Moses, is a monumental fountain located in the Quirinale District of Rome. The fountain of Moses...

Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri in Rome

The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels and Martyrs at the Diocletian Baths, the last great architectural project from the genius of Michelangelo....

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...

Basilica of Saints Cosmas & Damian in Rome

The Basilica of Sts. Cosmas and Damian is located in the very heart of ancient and modern Rome. It forms part of an imposing...

The Roman Forum, some pictures

The Forum Romanum is situated in the valley between the Palatine Hill and the Capitol and consists of an almost trapezoid-shaped square that stands...

Ghetto of Rome and the places around the ghetto

This is the old quarter where from 14 July 1555, on the orders of Pope Paul IV, all Rome’s Jews were forced to live....

The Fountain of Acqua Paola in Rome

Designed and built to mark the terminus of the Trajan Aqueduct, between 1610 and 1614, by architects Giovanni Fontana (1540-1614) and Flaminio Ponzio (1560-1613) and Ippolito Buzio (1562-1634), sculptor, the fountain was...

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...

Carsulae Roman Town

Carsulae, an ancient Roman town erected along the course of the Flaminia Road, was abbandoned long-ago because of serious landslides which had rendered it...
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