The fragmented remains of the Ulpia Basilica are enough to give an idea of its original majesty and splendor. It was at one ... More
The fragmented remains of the Ulpia Basilica are enough to give an idea of its original majesty and splendor. It was at one time the largest building in Trajan's Forum, not to mention the largest basilica in Rome. It was designed and built by one of history's most noted architects: Apollodorus of Damascus, but its conception is today considered to have been the work of Trajan himself. The basilica had five naves separated by four rows of columns with Corinthian capitols and bases, which held up an architrave adorned with an elaborate frieze.
A visit to Basilica di San Clemente is a fascinating journey through time. From the upper basilica, which dates from
the beginning of the 12th Century and whose apse boasts the mosaic The Triumph of the Cross, one passes ...
Santa Maria in Cosmedin is one of the most represented sites in Rome thanks to cinema fans. How can you
not remember Audrey Hepburn who placed her hand inside the Bocca della verità (Mouth of Truth) in Roman Holiday? ...
Enclosed by Bernini's magnificent colonnade, this square has the largest number of visitors in the world. Millions of tourists wait
here either for the Pope's Sunday blessing or to enter the Basilica . More than a square, the colonnade ...