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Category Archives: Rome

Rome’s amazing Pantheon: Facts and history to enliven your visit

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Alongside the Colosseum, Rome’s Pantheon is perhaps the most iconic remnant of the ancient Roman Empire. The Roman Pantheon is truly an architectural wonder. Its impressive design, scientific and harmonious proportions, and striking elegance remind the visitor of the glory of the great Roman Empire. Why visit the Pantheon? The Pantheon has stood for nearly […]

Episode #101: Tales from the Pantheon, Rome

  Join us as we pay a visit to the incomparable Pantheon in the heart of Rome. Nearly 2,000 years old, but incredibly well preserved – it is fascinating for both its architecture and history and there’s always something new and interesting to learn every time you visit. Show notes In this episode, we talk to […]

Episode #098: Vatican Museums: Tips and Highlights for Your Visit

  In this episode, join us as we take a virtual walk through one of the most important and most visited attractions in Rome – the Vatican Museums. This huge complex holds a wealth of art and history and in pre-pandemic times would see over 20,000 visitors a day. Each one walking through the corridors, […]

Episode #096: A Wander Through Trastevere

  In this episode, we head to Rome’s charming district of Trastevere. Just over the river Tiber from the Centro Storico, you can wander cobbled streets draped in vines and eat at trattorie that have been around for decades. It’s a neighborhood whose character endures despite definitely being a place where tourists like to visit. […]

15 of the most interesting and beautiful fountains in Rome

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How many of the beautiful fountains in Rome have you discovered? Let’s take you on a virtual wander of some of the Eternal city’s over 2,000 fountains and show you some favorites. These remarkable structures not only provide its citizens with fresh drinking water as they have for centuries; but also create at atmosphere that is […]