Category Districts of Rome

17 Oct

Unique Souvenirs You Can Only Pick Up In Rome

Souvenirs to buy in Rome are easy to come by. Get within close proximity of any major tourist attraction and you’ll see stalls flogging Colosseum key rings, Italia tea towels, and bags of novelty pasta. You know, the kind of stuff nobody actually wants. Thankfully, there are also artisans, craftsmen, and independent boutiques offering unique […]

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2 Oct

Rome For Literary Lovers

“Oh Rome! my country! city of the soul!” – Lord Byron. Rome has been inspiring people to put pen to paper for millennia. As well as producing its own homegrown talent, the Eternal City has also attracted writers, poets, and other creative types from around the world. Here, we take a look at some of […]

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28 Aug

A Day In Trastevere, Rome’s Bohemian Neighborhood

With its ivy-laden streets, local trattorias and lively atmosphere, Trastevere is one of Rome’s most picturesque – and coveted – neighborhoods. Though Trastevere, which means “across the Tiber”, is popular with tourists, it’s an area of the city that is still filled with local institutions so it’s a great place to stay during a vacation […]

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22 Jul

Streets of Rome: Via Del Governo Vecchio

This street connects Piazza dell’Orologio, whose name comes from the clock placed on the tower of the Filippini convent built by Borromini, to Piazza del Pasquino, one of the famous “talking statues” of Rome. Via del Governo Vecchio is a really characteristic street a few steps away rom Piazza Navona and Campo De’ Fiori, a […]

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12 Jul

Hidden Gems: Passetto del Biscione

There is always something to do, to see, to discover in Rome. There are places, hidden gems in Rome, that preserve a rare beauty, which tell stories related to the history of the city and that often remain mostly unknown. An example is the Passetto del Biscione, a sort of mini gallery just a few […]

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13 May

Streets of Rome: Via Dei Coronari

The best way to enjoy Rome and discover all its beautiful and picturesque corners is to get lost in its streets and walk the most hidden alleys. A few steps from Piazza Navona, but also reachable from Piazza di Ponte Sant’Angelo and from Lungotevere Tor di Nona, Via dei Coronari shows one of the most […]

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10 Jul

The Seven Hills of Rome

Have you ever heard about the Seven hills of Rome? Probably you have, because they are related with the history of Rome’s foundation and development. Today it’s difficult to recognize them due to constructions and changes over the centuries, and they are more like land ridges than hills. But all of them have something special […]

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23 Sep

A "Little London" in the heart of Rome

Little London in Rome means a series of  colorful houses built in the typical “English style”. A London corner in the heart of Rome, just three tram stops from the central Piazza del Popolo: it’s a surprise, isnt’it? This small private road, bordered by two gates (which can be accessed from Via Flaminia, at number 287 […]

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