Category: Rome

The works for the construction of what was originally the Mausoleum of Hadrian began around 130 AD and ended in 138, a year after his death. The Emperor Hadrian did not choose the place bychance: the Roman Emperor…

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The Foro Boario was a sacred and commercial area located along the left bank of the Tiber River and took its name from the cattle market that was held there in Ancient Rome. In modern Rome it corresponds…

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The construction of the Colosseum began in 72 AD with the Emperor Vespasian and endedin 80 AD with the Emperor Titus. After its construction, the Colosseum became the largest Roman amphitheater with its 118meters in length, 156 meters in width and 57 meters in height. In the basement of the Colosseum, service areas (hypogeum) were built, divided…

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The National Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II is indicated with two other expressions: “Mole del Vittoriano” and “Altare della Patria“, which from the inauguration to today are the most used to define the monument. International competitions were held for the construction of the Altare della…

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The Trevi Fountain is the largest and one of the most famous fountains in Rome. The construction of the present Trevi fountain is thanks to Pope Clement XII who, in 1732, proclaimed a competition in which the…

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The Pantheon is one of the most interesting historical and architectural monuments that we canstill visit today in the center of Rome. It is the most important testimony of the great Roman Empire, as well as the best preservedbuilding. It was built in 27 BC by Marco Vipsanio Agrippa. After the fires of 80 and 110 AD had damaged the building,…

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