Roma segreta la Madonna dell’Archetto Piazza Fontana di Trevi

Hidden gems · The Madonna dell’Archetto

Hidden gems · The Madonna dell’Archetto

Roma segreta la Madonna dell’Archetto Piazza Fontana di Trevi

Rome, the center of Christianity, offers representations of the Madonna everywhere: inside and on the facades of churches but also along the streets in suggestive sacred shrines to which many stories are linked. Today we will talk about the Madonna dell’Archetto, one of the most revered representations in the eternal city.

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St. Peter's square history and secrets

St. Peter’s Square · history and secrets

St. Peter’s Square · history and secrets

St. Peter's square history and secrets

St. Peter’s Square is the first thing visitors to the St. Peter’s Basilica see. The square, built by Gian Carlo Bernini until 1667, is an architectural masterpiece and one of the greatest scenographies of Baroque Rome. Here you will read about what there is to see in St. Peter’s Square and learn more about its history.

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Passetto di Borgo escape route of the popes

The Passetto di Borgo · The escape route of the popes

The Passetto di Borgo · The escape route of the popes

Passetto di Borgo escape route of the popes

The Passetto di Borgo is a little known curiosity. It is a secret passage in the Vatican that dates from the Middle Ages and is still accessible today. It leads from the Vatican to Castel Sant’Angelo.

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Hidden Rome gems Rose garden

Hidden Rome Gems · The rose garden of the city of Rome

Hidden Rome Gems · The rose garden of the city of Rome

Hidden Rome gems Rose garden

For those who love greenery and flowers but don’t want to miss the ruins of Rome, we recommend visiting the urban rose garden, a corner of peace and beauty, a stone’s throw from Circus Maximus and the Mouth of Truth, the “Bocca della verità”.

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Piazza Navona Donna Olimpia Spirits in Rome

Hidden Rome gems · Piazza Navona and Donna Olimpia`s ghost

Hidden Rome gems · Piazza Navona and Donna Olimpia`s ghost

Piazza Navona Donna Olimpia Spirits in Rome

Donna Olimpia`s ghost. Mysterious ghosts seem to be wandering around Piazza Navona and along the surrounding streets. Let’s find out the story of an important female character of Rome, Donna Olimpia Maidalchini, and one of her most beautiful squares.

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Botanical garden Rome Japanese garden

Hidden Rome gems · Botanical Garden Rome in 90 minutes

Hidden Rome gems · Botanical Garden Rome in 90 minutes

Botanical garden Rome Japanese garden

Botanical Garden Rome. The little-known hidden gem, the botanical garden Rome, is an insider tip. It is located in Trastevere and nestles on the Gianicolo hill under the famous cannon, which fires a shot every day at noon.

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Trevi fountain

Hidden Rome Gems · The fountain of love

Hidden Rome Gems · The fountain of love

Trevi fountain

The fountain of love – la fontanella degli innamorati – is the basis of a beautiful legend and destination for many couples in love. Find out what the legend tells and where you will find the lovers’ fountain.

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St. Peter's Basilica history description

St. Peter’s Basilica · History and description of St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s Basilica · History and description of St. Peter’s

St. Peter's Basilica history description

St. Peter’s Basilica was built over the tomb of St. Peter the Apostle. The first basilica, built by Emperor Constantine and inaugurated in 333, lasted around 1,200 years. The new St. Peter’s Basilica was inaugurated in 1626 by Pope Urban VIII.

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