Castel Sant Angelo

Captivating view of Castel Sant'Angelo, an iconic fortress in Rome, surrounded by history and architectural grandeur.

Many often overlook this building in favor of, well, the Vatican. However, Castel Sant Angelo has its own fantastic history. Some History Initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family, this iconic structure has transformed over the years, serving various purposes that reflect the rich tapestry of Rome’s […]

The Vatican

When people think of the Vatican, normally they only picture the domed building or the two hands almost touching. There is so much more to this place! It can be slightly overwhelming when trying to plan your visit but have no fear, I’ll help you through it. Some Important Vatican Information The Vatican, also known […]

Santa Maria del Popolo

Santa Maria del Popolo, a marvel of Roman architecture and artistry. Discover the beauty and history within this iconic church in the heart of Rome.

From the outside Santa Maria del Popolo doesn’t look like it would be that interesting. Located in a small square, Piazza del Popolo, one should not judge this building based on its exterior appearances. A Glimpse into History and a Ghost Story The origins of this basilica are quite unusual and incorporate a ghost. Not […]

Galleria Sciarra

Explore Galleria Sciarra: a treasure trove of art and history in Rome. Vibrant murals and cultural wonders await your discovery in this hidden gem.

This lesser-known destination boasts exquisite Art Nouveau architecture and a collection of stunning frescoes, making the Galleria Sciarra a must-visit for art enthusiasts and those seeking a unique cultural experience. A Hidden Oasis Located near the Trevi Fountain, Galleria Sciarra is a tranquil oasis amidst the energetic pace of Rome. Stepping into this hidden gallery […]

Piazza Navona

Breathtaking view of Piazza Navona, Rome's iconic square adorned with Baroque splendor, lively ambiance, and cultural richness.

If you have ever watched the movies Roman Holiday, The Talented Mr. Ripley, or Angels and Demons then the Piazza Navona will be familiar to you. Steeped in history and surrounded by magnificent Baroque architecture, this iconic square is a must-visit for anyone exploring the Eternal City. History of Piazza Navona In the 1st century […]

Pantheon

Iconic view of the Pantheon in Rome, showcasing its impressive dome and timeless architecture.

This is truly one of my favorite buildings in Rome! With its iconic dome and centuries-old history, the Pantheon stands as a testament to the ingenuity of Roman engineering and the enduring allure of classical design. Even Michelangelo stated that it could have only been built by angels when he first came upon it. Early […]

Trevi Fountain

Located in the bustling Trevi district, the Trevi Fountain is a testament to the grandeur of Roman Baroque artistry. Designed by Nicola Salvi and completed by Giuseppe Pannini in the mid-18th century, this iconic fountain symbolizes opulence, myth, and artistic prowess. A Glimpse into History of the Trevi Fountain Commissioned by Pope Clement XII, the […]

Spanish Steps

At the heart of Rome is one of its most iconic and picturesque landmarks – the Spanish Steps. Nestled in the bustling Piazza di Spagna, the Spanish Steps are a captivating blend of elegance and artistry. Comprising of 135 steps that gracefully ascend from the base to the Trinità dei Monti Church. Constructed between 1723 […]

Santa Maria della Vittoria

Experience the architectural splendor of Santa Maria della Vittoria, a hidden gem in the heart of Rome. Discover exquisite artistry and historical significance in this captivating landmark. Plan your visit and delve into the beauty of Italian Baroque at Santa Maria della Vittoria.

While visiting Rome do not miss the opportunity to explore the exquisite Santa Maria della Vittoria. A true Baroque gem nestled in the heart of Rome. This lesser-known, but utterly captivating, church is a testament to the artistic brilliance of its time, and I’m here to guide you through its rich history and architectural wonders. […]

Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

Breathtaking view of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, a masterpiece of Roman architecture. Marvel at the intricate details and grandeur of this historic basilica, a testament to centuries of art and devotion in Rome. Plan your visit to experience the magnificence of Santa Maria Maggiore.

Remember me telling you not to pass up a church as you are walking around, this is a perfect example. If you’ve ever dreamt of exploring a place that’s a perfect blend of history, art, with an added touch of divine magic, then check out the Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Prepare for a […]

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