Rome - tourist attractions (page 3)

markerA Pons Fabricius Pons Fabricius (the Fabricius' Bridge) is a bridge located in Rome, Italy. It was built in 62BC. It links an island, Insula Tiberia, situated on the Tiber river, with the main land. Its name originates from the creator of the bridge, Lucius Fabricius. He was a civil servant responsible for road inf... Pons Fabricius - photo
markerB The Spanish Stairs The Spanish Stairs are placed in the Spanish Square in Rome, Italy. The official name is Scalinata delle Trinita dei Monti but nowadays they are rarely called this way. The stairs were created between 1723 and 1726 and were designed by Francesco de Sanctis. Roman artists, designing fountains, churc... The Spanish Stairs - photo
markerC Basilica of St. John Lateran The Basilica of St. John Lateran is a cathedral of a bishop of Rome- a pope. It is one of the four major basilicas. The temple used to be a part  of papal residences since 313. After transferring the Holy See to Perugia by Benedict XI and later to Avignon by Clemens V, the Lateran basilica was demo... Basilica of St. John Lateran - photo
markerD The Villa Doria Pamphili The Villa Doria Pamphilij is the biggest park in Rome located on Via Aurelia Antica. It covers the area of 180 hectares. The garden was founded in 1630 by Panfilo Pamphili. The park is floristic-wise diverse, but except interesting plants there are also intriguing buildings and tourist attractions.... The Villa Doria Pamphili - photo
markerE Campo de' Fiori Campo de' Fiori (The Field of Flowers) is a square located near Piazza Navona in Rome. The name comes from a meadow which was situated in that place during the Middle ages, even though it had already been a market. Some try to connect the name with a mistress of Pompeius because he has founded a fam... Campo de' Fiori - photo
markerF Piazza del Popolo The Piazza del Popolo is one of the most famous squares in Rome and symbols of the Eternal City. The gate Porta Flaminia, which once was used by those coming from the north, leads to the square. It was created in the 2nd century being a part of the walls of Aurelian. The today's appearance is the s... Piazza del Popolo - photo
markerG Trinità dei Monti The Church of Santissinma Trinità dei Monti, in short: Trinità dei Monti, is located on top of the Spanish Stairs, towering over the Piazza di Spagna in Rome. It is a building in the late renaissance style. The church and its surroundings (Villa Medidi) are properties of the French state. The histo... Trinità dei Monti - photo
markerH Santa Croce in Gerusalemme The church of Santa Croce in Jerusalem (Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme) is located on the Lateran Hill in Rome, Italy. The church was built between 337 and 344, during a reconstruction of the imperial palace, therefore it is the so called the imperial church. It was founded by St. Helen. In... Santa Croce in Gerusalemme - photo
markerI Pincian Hill The Pincian Hill (Mons Pincius) is located North-East of the centre of Rome. It is a steep elevation towering over the Piazza di Spagna and the Piazza del Popolo. It is not recognised as one of the seven hills on which Rome is situated. In the ancient times, during rules of Emperor Aurelian III in ... Pincian Hill - photo
markerJ Temple of Vesta The Temple of Vesta (Latin Aedes Vestae, Italian Tempio di Vesta) is an ancient edifice in Rome, Italy, located in the Roman Forum near the Regia and the House of the Vestal Virgins. The temple's most recognizable feature is its circular footprint. Since the worship of Vesta began in private homes, ... Temple of Vesta - photo
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