The Rome that we see today is built on the ruins of one of the largest empires of the ancient world that now sleeps beneath ... More
Sotterranei di Roma
The Rome that we see today is built on the ruins of one of the largest empires of the ancient world that now sleeps beneath the paved streets and highways. Discover the secrets and mysteries of this civilization by embarking on a tour of the Sotterranei Di Roma (Underground Rome). The well-preserved archeological site explores the foundations of the city, hydraulic systems, caves, tunnels and labyrinths. In-depth exploration is open to the members of the Centro Ricerche Speleo Archeologiche while guests can register for guided tours which are organized regularly. Visit the website for more details.
This original monument by sculptor Pietro Canonica was donated to the city council in 1940. The sculpture portrays Scodela, the
famous mule awarded with a medal for his bravery, determination and resistance when transporting a small cannon around the ...
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia was a splendid Renaissance villa, built for Pope Julius III and houses an important
collection of Etruscan treasures found mainly in graves and tombs. The Tomb of the Newlyweds is one of the ...
A legend exists that tells of the apparition of Archangel Michael on the Mole Adrianea (today the Castel Sant'Angelo )
when Rome was hit by the plague. It is said that the angel had a sword in his hand ...