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 […]

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, […]

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 […]