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What to see and do in Rome’s Ostiense Neighborhood

Rome’s Ostiense neighborhood is located in the south part of the city, between Testaccio and Garbatella. The neighborhood is also delineated by the Porta San Paolo, a 3rd-century gate inRead More

20 September 2019

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Rome’s Cocktail Culture: Where to Go Now

Featured Image: The Court Rome at Palazzo Manfredi which offers unparalleled views of the Colosseum. Travelers to Rome will be delighted to learn that wine isn’t the only option that’sRead More

8 September 2019

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Pay Your Way on Rome’s Metro with Recycled Bottles

In just 6 weeks the results of Rome’s latest sustainability effort – machines that recycle empty plastic bottles and return credit that can be used to pay your way onRead More

5 September 2019

Tourist Guides

12 Films To Watch Before Visiting Rome

Movie buffs and novices alike should watch these 12 films before visiting the Eternal City for the first or 20th time. Italian cinema, and those filmed in Rome in particular,Read More

28 August 2019

Tourist Guides

Day Trip from Rome: Visit the town of Orvieto

Orvieto is a charming medieval town perched atop a stone plateau a mere hour or so by train from Rome. For a story-filled day trip from Rome Orvieto makes forRead More

22 August 2019

Press Release

A guide to the Public Parks in Rome [Map]

It may come as a surprise to learn that Rome is considered one of the “greenest” cities in Europe, thanks to the presence of many expansive public parks. On anyRead More

19 August 2019

Press Release

New Rules for Sitting on the Spanish Steps

You may have already heard the rumors about new rules banning sitting on the Spanish Steps in Rome. They’re true. Sitting on the famous steps can cost you anywhere fromRead More

10 August 2019

what to see

Canova in Rome

A new exhibition featuring the masterpieces of famed neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova is scheduled to open October 9 through March 15, 2020 at Palazzo Braschi. Originally from northern Italy nearRead More

30 July 2019

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Twilight Activities in the Eternal City: 6 Things to do at night this summer in Rome

Hot summer days make for sweet summer nights in Rome. While you’re escaping the heat by ducking into churches, air conditioned restaurants, and all the shade in site, during theRead More

22 July 2019