During the Christmas season, Piazza Navona is packed with stalls selling toys, sweets and decorations for the nativity scene ... More
During the Christmas season, Piazza Navona is packed with stalls selling toys, sweets and decorations for the nativity scene or Christmas tree, making it a favorite spot for children. Its unusual shape recalls the time of Domitian, who built a stadium for equestrian displays. The Fountain of the Rivers with the obelisk and the Fountain of the Moor with the God of the Sea are located in the center of the square and were both sculpted by Bernini.""
During the Middle Ages, Piazza del Popolo formed the main entrance to the city for pilgrims and travelers arriving on
the Via Flaminia (from the north). It was only when Pope Sixtus V placed the Egyptian obelisk of Ramses ...
You can forget good manners here and queue so as to look through the keyhole of the entrance that leads
into the complex of the Order of the Knights of Malta. The curiosity is the unusual view of the ...
The fountain in the Piazza Colonna is made from a large octagonal marble tank that rests on two steps. The
exterior is decorated with lions heads. The restoration it underwent in 1830 saw the addition of two dolphins whose ...