Universal Judgment: Michelangelo and the Secrets of the Sistine Chapel

The famous masterpiece of Michelangelo comes to life in an amazing spectacle produced by Marco Balich, known for his ceremonies at Olympic Games, with the scientific advice of the Vatican Museums. The immersive show features a theme song composed by pop star Sting, as well as dancers and acrobats, and an impressive sound system. “We […]

Roseto di Roma

Rome’s Rose Garden

FROM 21st APRIL TO 17th JUNE     Located on the Aventino Hill, opposite Circo Massimo, Rome’s Rose Garden can be considered one of  the most beautiful botanical garden of the city. It is opened only during springtime and there are over 1100 varieties of roses from countries around the world, from Far East to […]

Luneur Park

Luneur Park is Italy’s oldest amusement park, it reopened, after being closed for several years, on October 2016 totally renewed, aimed at children up to 12 years old. There are 25 attractions, including the Brucomela roller coaster, carousel horses and teacups, as well as new attractions such as the bamboo tunnel, the maze, the giant […]

Monet exhibition at the Complesso del Vittoriano

 EXTENDED TO JUNE 3rd 2018 The exhibition showcases 60 masterpieces of the artist, deemed among the most representative founders of Impressionism. The canvases come from Musée Marmottan Monet Paris and constitute Monet’s most beloved pieces, originally kept in his last Giverny household and later donated by his son Michel to the Museum. The show, whose […]

A walk along the Ancient Appian Way

The Appian Way (Via Appia) was originally built by roman censor Appius Claudius Caecus in 312 BC, thus the name Appia. Connecting Rome to its distant settlements in southern Italy, it ran at first from Rome to Capua near Naples, then was extended by 244 BC to Brindisi on the south-east coast of Italy (nowadays […]

How to plan a trip to Capri from Rome

While visiting Rome, you can plan a trip of few days to Capri, its landscapes, its luxuriant nature, its breathtaking views, its cultural sites makes Capri one of the most beautiful Mediterranean islands. The charm of Capri is known since roman times when emperors perceived the magnificent landscape and chose it as a summer residence, […]

Botero exhibition in Rome

COMPLESSO DEL VITTORIANO FROM  5th  MAY  TO  27 AUGUST  2017 Botero exhibit has been launched May fifth and covers over fifty years of the masterful career of the artist. It’s the first major Italian retrospective of Fernando Botero presenting over fifty masterpieces of the artist coming from museums all over the world. The Colombian artist […]

Stanze d'artista

Art Exhibition: Stanze d’artista

Galleria d’Arte Moderna Masterpieces from the first half of the 20th Century   In the beautiful scenery of the Rome’s Municipal Art Gallery, a former monastery that still retains its charms of the past in the center of Rome are on exhibit almost 60 sculptures, paintings and graphic works from the most representative artists from […]

The Colosseum: how to buy tickets

USEFUL TIPS ON BUYING TICKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS   The Flavian Amphitheater commonly known as Colosseum is located just east of the Roman Forum and was commissioned by  Emperor Vespasian in 72 AD. The construction of this imposing arena right in the place where was previously located an artificial lake of Nero’s Domus Aurea, meant to […]

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