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THE DAYS OF ROME

Posted on dic 6, 2012

THE DAYS OF ROME

Exhibition of ancient Roman art on display at the Capitoline Museums The age of balance, is the third installment of the “days of Rome” cycle, of a project dedicated to the timeless story of Rome, from the Republican Era to Late Antiquity, the time when Rome reached her maximum splendor in terms of wealth, power and peace under the reign of four rulers: Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius. A grand artistic splendor, during which a rare social and political equilibrium was reached between Rome and its...

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Vatican Tour

Posted on nov 21, 2012

Vatican Tour

VATICAN MUSEUM,  Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s… The Holy See, a sovereign state since 1929, contains within its walls some of the world’s greatest masterpieces of art and architecture. Our tour will start at the VATICAN MUSEUM, whose world-renowned art collection was first established in 1500. In the astonishing Picture-Gallery you will admire paintings by such masters as Giotto, Raphael,Leonardo Da Vinci, and Caravaggio. The Ancient Statuary Collection is home to theLaocoon, a Hellenistic Greek statue of unparalleled technical virtuosity. Its sublime depiction of...

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Baroque-Renaissance Rome

Posted on set 25, 2012

Baroque-Renaissance Rome

Throught Baroque – Renaissance Rome “Quod non fecerunt barbari fecerunt Barberini” (“What the barbarians did not do, the Barberini have done”) Masterpieces by Michelangelo, Bernini, Borromini and Caravaggio can be seen during the tour. The promenade starts on the Capitoline, one of the Seven Hills of Rome, and the most important, for here in ancient Rome stood the Temple of Jupiter. The impressive square with its three magnificent palaces leads to the Cordonata, the wide staircase that we will descend. Both are masterpieces of Michelangelo. Walking through the city...

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Underground Rome

Posted on ago 25, 2012

Underground Rome

Underground Rome Underground Rome tour. If you have already seen the highlights of Rome and you want to discover something new but still interesting and amazing, one of the most fascinating adventures is to descend into the city beneath the city, where you will find sites such as the Church of St. Clement, or the Domus Aurea, the home of the emperor Nero. St. Clement is the building that best represents the architectural palimpsest that is Rome. It contains the most varied historical stratification. Descending to the third level, we will find ourselves on an ancient Roman street, with...

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Tivoli Gardens

Posted on apr 26, 2012

Tivoli Gardens

                        The unique contest of Tivoli, its landscape, art and history which includes the important ruins of ancient villas such as the Hadrian Villa, as well as a zone rich in caves and waterfalls, is the best location for the Villa d’Este, masterpiece of the Italian garden. With its impressive concentration of fountains, nymphs and grottoes is also the perfect tour in a hot Roman summer day. Cardinal Ippolito II d’Este, Governor of Tivoli, grandson of Pope Alexander VI Borgia and son of Lucretia Borgia,...

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Hadrian Villa

Posted on apr 26, 2012

Hadrian Villa

A large Roman archaeological complex 20 miles east of Rome, the Villa in the II century A.D. The Villa Adriana was  the retreat of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, who disliked the Palace on the Palatine Hill in Rome. During the later years of his reign he governed the Empire from the Villa attended by a large court who lived there permanently. A complex of 30 magnificent buildings covering an area of 250 acres, part of it still not exscavated, was the greatest Roman example of an Alexandrian garden, recreating a sacred landscape. During the visit you will see some of the best preserved...

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Vip Sistine Chapel

Posted on gen 21, 2012

Vip Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel private tour made exclusively for you after hour once in a life time experience! After closing time, at  7.00 pm we will start the private tour avoiding all the day crowd, you will enjoy Michelangelo’s magnificent frescoes and other treasures of the Vatican Museum, the Candelabra and the Tapestries Gallery, the Geographical maps Gallery and the Raphael Rooms. Only you and your dear ones, or other members of your party will be inside the silent Sistine Chapel, feeling its majesty and grandeur and appreciating the outstanding Michelangelo’s unique masterpiece of...

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