Estimated Reading Time: 5 min Muro Torto is one of the most famous roads of Rome and its strange name -which means “twisted… Read more
Tales from Rome
All our posts about Vatican, Colosseum and Rome
Holy Stairs, an impressive pilgrimage.
The Pontifical Sanctuary of the Holy Stairs is the site to an impressive pilgrimage. No pilgrim who has come to Rome can leave… Read more
Leo the Great and Attila; the meeting that saved Rome
In the Vatican Museum we find four fantastic frescoes painted by the skilful hand of Raphael. Among them is the famous ‘Meeting of… Read more
Have you ever heard of the “ridiculous Moses”?
Have you ever heard of the “ridiculous Moses”? In Rome, in Piazza San Bernardo, you can admire a majestic fountain which includes a… Read more
The famous sarcophagus of the spouses
Have you ever seen the famous sarcophagus of the spouses? It is a masterpiece known throughout the world. It is one of the… Read more
Crepereia and her doll
We would like to share a different story. The beautiful but sad story of Crepereia and her doll. It is the story of… Read more
Largo di Torre Argentina and the cat sanctuary
While walking around Rome, you may pass by Largo di Torre Argentina and the cat sanctuary. You may be astonished by the presence… Read more
The mystery of the young man’s head at the Villa Farnesina
Do you want to know more on the mystery of the young man’s head depicted in the famous Villa Farnesina? Are you curious… Read more
The “pietre d’inciampo”, the special cobblestones in Rome….
Have you ever heard of the “pietre d’inciampo”, the special cobblestone you can find in Rome? While strolling through the streets of Rome,… Read more
Have you ever seen a ghost town?
Have you ever seen a ghost town? Would you like to see one, only a few kilometers away from Rome? We would like… Read more
Why are Roman bridges and aqueducts still standing?
Why are Roman bridges and aqueducts still standing? There is a scientist who has discovered why Roman bridges and aqueducts are still standing… Read more
The Statue of the Nile and its many symbols
Have you ever seen the statue of the Nile and its many symbols? The Statue, preserved in the Vatican Museums, is famous worldwide… Read more