Wednesday, 28 September 2016

'Moonlight' to open Rome Film Festival

Director Barry Jenkin's "Moonlight" will open the upcoming 11th edition of Rome Film Festival.

The much-buzzed about film, which will have its European premiere in Rome, is already at the center of a great deal of awards chatter, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The new film from the "Medicine for Melancholy" director explores the life of a young black man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami as he struggles to find his place in the world through topics of friends, family and love. 

The film stars Alex Hibbert, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Jharrell Jermome, Ashton Sanders, Andre Holland and Janelle Monae. 

"Moonlight is an extraordinary film, at the same time powerful and tender, realistic and poetic. It is a great honour to open the Rome Film Fest with such a work of art," said Rome's artistic director Antonio Monda. 

"This is a film destined to go a long and successful way and which will stay in our hearts; it also confirms the great, genuine talent of Barry Jenkins." 

The film played Telluride and Toronto and will play in New York before being released in the US on October 21.

During the Rome Festival 2016 there will presented many films. Among the films shown will be "In war and in love" by Pif or the former Hyena and "Storks in mission" which is distributed by Warner Bros. 

Surely the most anticipated films of the season, which will premiere Monday, October 3rd at 21 in the Cinema Barberini in ​​Rome, is American Pastoral by Ewan McGregor. This movie is based on the novel American Pastoral by Philip Roth who is considered one of the masterpieces of contemporary American literature.

Among the famous actors who will take part at the Festival are Viggo Mortensen, the unforgettable Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings but also Tom Hanks that will always be remembered for his performance in Forrester Gump. And still there will be Oliver Stone, David Mamet and Meryl Streep. 

The Rome Film Festival is on from 13th to 26th October 2016.

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Monday, 19 September 2016

Rome Maker Faire October 2016

The engines are warming up for the 2016 edition of the Maker Faire, the only worldwide event during which creativity, self-employment and digital manufacturing meet, celebrating the culture of technological innovation and presenting the visitors a foretaste of the future that awaits them. From 14 to 16 October 2016, the Rome Fair will turn into a real innovation theme park where will be exposed hundreds of projects, ideas and inventions makers, startups, innovative SMEs, schools, universities and Fab Labs around the world. And for the little ones, the festival of innovations has also prepared this year an extensive Kids area rich in recreational and educational activities.

The Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition is promoted by the Chamber of Commerce of Rome, organized by its Special Agency Innova House and curated by Massimo Banzi, co-founder of the Arduino project, and Riccardo Luna, senior journalist of innovation and Digital Champion Italy.



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Thursday, 15 September 2016

The underground lake in Monteverde

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A special feature for the history of Monteverde is the presence of a proper underground quarry in the basement of the University Hospital of San Camillo.

Speleologists of underground Rome, in 2013 did a survey and in May 2014 they published photos and news on the rediscovery of this extraordinary underground lake.

It dates back to the institute building sanatorium, when, during the construction of the foundations, was discovered an underground cave, on which the foundation of the structure were placed.

The cave, large 7000 square meters and 10 meters high, consists of a greenish yellow stone walls that characterize the subsurface of the neighborhood, and maintains a constant temperature throughout the year, equal to 13 degrees.

A part of it, about 50 meters, is full of ground water, drinking water, which was used for the hospital and for the irrigation of gardens of the complex.


Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Join the International Festival of Pathological Films in Rome from 13 April 2016

The president of the Association of Pathological Theatre Dario D'Ambrosi is pleased to present the seventh edition of the International Festival of Pathological Films, which will be held at the headquarters of the Pathological Theatre (Via Cassia 472, Rome), from 13 to 17 April 2016. D 'Ambrosi is happy that this year coincides with the opening of the first university course in the world of "Integrated Theatre of Emotion", launched last 15th February 2016 in collaboration with the University of Rome Tor Vergata.



The Festival is not only a rich appointment of events, but also a competition for feature films and one short film in the world for its jury, entirely composed of children with disabilities, students at the Pathological Theatre, and headed by Paul Vasey, old member of the group. An initiative to promote young Italian cinema and foreign and synergies between the world of cinema and environments where you work on the mental and social hardship, convinced that this will contribute to an evolution of film language. 

Also this year many artists and personalities from the world of film and television who have chosen to join the event with live performances that will involve the children of Pathological Theatre. Among the participants of the previous editions include Simon and Garfunkel, Marco Giallini, Francesco Montanari, Claudio Santamaria, Riccardo Scamarcio, Maurizio Battista, Vinicio Marchioni, Sabrina Impacciatore, Marco Bocci, Alessandro Roja and Filippo Timi. For the fourth consecutive year, exceptional godmother will be Claudia Gerini.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Santa Maria Antiqua the basilica in the Roman Forum reopens after 30 years

After more than thirty years, reopens to the public Santa Maria Antiqua, the basilica in the Roman Forum discovered in 1900 near the slopes of the Palatine. The church has on its walls a wealth of unique paintings in the Christian world of the first millennium, dating from the sixth to the ninth century. Closed since 1980 for a complex architectural operation continued with the restoration of the paintings, the church's reopening will accompany the exhibition "Santa Maria Antiqua. Between Rome and Byzantium."




Open From 17 March to 11 September 2016

The Basilica of Santa Maria Antiqua and the exhibition "Santa Maria Antiqua. Between Rome and Byzantium"can be visited according to the opening hours of the archaeological Roman Forum / Palatine:

Every day

08:30 to 16:30 from the last Sunday in October to 15 February

08:30 to 17:00 from 16 February to 15 March

08:30 to 17:30 from 16 March until the last Sunday in March

08:30 to 19:15 from the last Sunday in March to 31 August

8:30 a.m. to 19:00 from September 1 to September 30

08:30 to 18:30 from October 1 to last Saturday in October

The ticket office closes one hour earlier

June 2nd 13:30 to 19:15

Closed January 1st, May 1st, December 25th

Buy tickets online: www.coopculture.it/ticket.cfm?office=SANTA%20MARIA%20ANTIQUA%20TRA%20ROMA%20E%20BISANZIO&id=4&evento=425


From Penthouse Apartment Monteverde Rome take tram 8 until the last stop Venezia and then walk for about 500 meters.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Street food in Rome Trastevere


Fun, colorful, social and above all full of delicacies.
From March 18 to 20 in Piazza Mastai, in the heart of the neighborhood, will come the "Most good gourmet food trucks of Italy in Trastevere" event sponsored by Vinòforum and that will draw a selection of the finest cuisine on wheels . The famous "apette", which have become cult vehicles for lovers of street food, make a stop in one of Trastevere 's historic squares to satisfy any palate: from the most rustic and traditional to the finest and greedy chasing news also with menu "gluten free" gluten-free and vegetarian. A tasteful party where it won't be missed the perfect search for combinations of street food and the many wine or craft beer labels, strictly on tap.



From Penthouse Apartment Monteverde Rome take tram n. 8 directions "Venezia" for 8 stops.

Friday, 11 March 2016

Correggio and Parmigianino exhibition in Rome

From Saturday (until 26 June) the Scuderie del Quirinale will host the exhibition "Correggio and Parmigianino: Art in Parma in the sixteenth century." Through a selection of masterpieces from the most important museums in the world, the exhibition compares the paths of two absolute stars of the Italian Renaissance, Antonio Allegri called Correggio (1489-1534) and Francesco Mazzola called Parmigianino (1503-1540) . Thanks to the formidable talent of these two artists, the city of Parma became the beginning of the sixteenth century, an artistic center able to fully compete with the great Italian art capitals like Rome, Florence and Venice.




The Scuderie del Quirinale (Quirinal Stables, also called Papal Stables) was built over ten years, from 1722 to 1732 . The Scuderie, together with the Palazzo del Quirinale (Quirinal Palace – official residence of the President of the Italian Republic) and the Palazzo della Consulta (Constitutional Court – originally a villa built upon the ruins of the Baths of Constantine and adapted by Sixtus V as a civil and criminal court), make up a stunning urban space. At the center of the spacious piazza between these three buildings stands an obelisk – moved from nearby the Mausoleum of Augustus in the eighteenth century – atop a fountain and the famous statues of the Dioscuri (the two gigantic Roman marble “Horse Tamers”, Castor and Pollux).The Scuderie stands next to the Colonna gardens and on top of the archeological remains of the great Roman Temple of Serapide – some of which are still visible. The building covers approximately 3000 square meters , over several floors. Wide-open spaces on the second and third floors house the exhibitions. A cafeteria is situated on the mezzanine level and a bookstore, a giftshop and special areas dedicated to exhibition-related initiatives are all on the ground floor.Visit the Scuderie del Quirinale: what a view! 180° of beauty from the highest of Rome 's Seven Hills. The great window, designed by Gae Aulenti as part of an overall restoration of the Scuderie del Quirinale, is one of the site's main attractions.From Piazza Venezia's Victor Emanuel Monument (also known as "Vittoriano" or "Altare della Patria") to the many church domes - in the distance you can even see Saint Peter's – and from the rooftops of the city's historic center to the green backdrop of the Gianicolo Monte Mario and Pincio hills... hundreds of surprises await the visitor as he or she admires the city from on high.

From Penthouse Apartment Monteverde Rome take bus H direction Termini for 11 stops and then walk for 300 meters.

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Raspoutine famous French night club to open in Rome in March

Roma increasingly international standing is strengthened with a touch of French glamor. One of the historical clubs of Paris, the Raspoutine, inaugurated in 1965 on the Champs-Elysees, in rue de Bassano, is about to start "his journey to the world" on Friday 11th March starting right from Rome, a few steps from Piazza del Popolo. Its founder Hèlene Martini was called at the time "the Empress of the Night" and the design, with many little red alcove in Art Nouveau style was realized by Ertè. Among the attendees at that time Serge Gainsbourg, the Agha Khan and Marlene Dietrich.



As told by its new owners, the restaurant was re-opened in Paris in 2010, Ghislain Evraert, Logan May and Benjamin Cassan: "L'esprit, the spirit of the Raspoutine, is to travel through collaborations with the most famous clubs in the world, from London to New York. and as the first leg of our journey could only choose Rome. Over the past five years we have rejected many proposals because for us the Raspoutine has to collect in one place elegance and quality music". And this place has been identified in the capital with Palazzo Dama, new hotel opened on Lungotevere Arnaldo da Brescia, which already houses the restaurant L'Autre Dame, and on Friday will host, in the night club downstairs, the Raspoutine Rome.



In an increasingly cosmopolitan city, with the forthcoming opening of the Japanese restaurant but also cocktail bar Zuma at Palazzo Fendi (March 10 inaugurated the Palace and early April Zuma), and in front of the lantern, designed by Fuksas hosting exclusive parties and the most famous DJs in the world (from Sven Vath to David Guetta) who play regularly at Goa and at the Warehouse, lacked a cabaret club "membership only" with international DJs who will offer a eclectro Ibiza style sound. "As in Paris Raspoutine Rome - says Logan May - welcome international guests from time to time. The stage of Paris has hosted various performances, such as the sight of Dita Von Teese in November on the occasion of our 50th annniversario". The idea of ​​opening in Rome was born from the encounter of Antonio Girardi, architect who care Palace Dama, with three French. Girardi then made the club as a "brothel Twenties" (with velvet and red carpet). "We realized we share the same vision of a small exclusive meeting place, thus was born Raspoutine Rome," he says
Girardi.

In the clubs of Paris, frequented by Karl Lagerfeld, Kanye West and many others, there was in January also Leonardo DiCaprio after the premiere of "Revenant", for which he won the Academy Award. The French club DJs ranging from Luciano to Moyo Brothers. The inauguration of the Raspoutine Rome includes two nights, Friday 11 and Saturday 12 March for about 500 guests. DJs will be Lorenzo Rumi and the resident of the local French Fabrice Dayan.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

The Macchiaioli at the Cloister of Bramante in Rome from March 16 2016

The scolarina, the Manes in the wind and Pasture in Maremma by Giovanni Fattori, The visit to Villa and Gardens in Piagentina by Silvestro Lega, The Rio at Riomaggiore, the Pascoli a Castiglioncello and the Return from the Capital by Telemaco Signorini are just some of the works of art of the Macchiaioli ready to invade the halls of the Cloister of Bramante in Rome. The exhibition, I Macchiaioli. The collection will open its doors on March 16, fifty years after the great exhibition at the National Modern Art Gallery dedicated to the masters of the macchie (literally "spots"). The style of these artists comes from the method of coloring "the first" and "real" (learned from Giorgione and Titian) and resulted in the work of a group of painters and intellectuals deeply involved in the reality of the second half of the nineteenth: the stain or spot is loaded with new meanings and became a tool for expressing moral tensions, civil and social.


Monday, 29 February 2016

Sting to play in Rome on 27 July 2016

To paraphrase one of his evergreen, we can say that everything he does is magic. Gordon Matthew Sumner, aka Sting, after the tandem last year with Paul Simon, will return in the summer in Italy for three concerts: July 27 at the Cavea of ​​the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, 28 on the stage of Visarno Arena - Park Cascine in Florence and July 29 to Assago Summer Arena of Milan, in the context of Music Street Art.



With The Police Sting was able to soften the harshness of punk in an unusual rock-reggae, creating masterpieces like Outlandos d'amour, Reggatta de blanc and Synchronicity.

Since 1985 the English artist, who lives several months a year at his villa in Figline Valadarno (FI), continued to reap success as a solo artist, winning 10 Grammys, 2 Brits, 1 Golden Globe, one Emmy, three Oscar nominations , the Billboard Magazine Century Award, and MusiCares Person of the Year in 2004. He is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 2014 received the Kennedy Center Honors. During his long career he has sold nearly 100 million albums between albums released with The Police and as a solo.

At the threshold of sixty (he will be 65 next October 2), brought beautifully thanks to a physical athlete, has reinvented the "classical" musician with the album Songs from the Labyrinth in 2006, brave crossover between pop and classical, If on a winter's night in 2009, dedicated to the songs of the English and Irish Christmas tradition, and Symphonicities of 2010, a mix of greatest hits and rare songs from his repertoire rearranged into orchestral key.

Friday, 19 February 2016

Coleen Rooney wife of footballer Wayne enjoys trip to Rome with eldest son Kai

Coleen Rooney wants to make sure that her first son doesn't feel left out after the birth of his baby brother. The mum took Kai on a trip to Rome during school holidays and shared a selection of pics of their vacation on social media.

Read the full article on Hello Magazine


Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Tiber Island, another hidden gem overlooked by Romans

Tiber Island, Isola Tiberina. is a very small island, according to some the smallest inhabited in the world. The island, long a little more than 300 meters wide and not more than 90 emerges from the Roman Tiber river and it is connected to the banks of the Tiber by two bridges: the Cestius bridge to Trastevere, with the central arch which dates from 46 BC. In the direction of the Jewish Ghetto is the Fabricio bridge, built in the 62 BC, called bridge Quattro Capi, for the Roman herms that adorn the edges. It has the shape of a ship, hence the legend that the island is located in the place of a boat submerged.



But there are many other legends about the origin of this small island: one takes us back in 509 BC when, the last king of Rome, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, was ousted by the people and as a sign of hatred towards the tyrant the mob tossed into the Tiber a huge quantity of grain belonging to the king and enough to form an island.

But the best known legend is the one linked to the cult of Asclepius, god of medicine. This would explain the connection, which always existed, between the island and the activity of assistance to the sick. In 291 BC the city of Rome was hit by a terrible plague that claimed many victims and the priests, after having consulted the Sibylline books, sent a delegation to Epidaurus, a place of worship of Aesculapius.

The ambassadors returned to Rome on the ship carrying a snake, an animal sacred to the god. When he was closed to the Tiber Island, as reported by Ovid in Metamorphosis, the snake leaped and at the point where he took refuge it was erected a temple dedicated to Aesculapius and the island itself was made architecturally like a ship. On the ruins of the temple it was later built the church of St. Bartholomew on the Island, which preserves a Romanesque bell tower of the twelfth century and, down the aisle of the church, the temple columns.

The ancient medical traditions of that time did not die out with time. In the Middle Ages the island became a shelter for sick run by monks, and continue to this day. Today the island is home for the hospital "Fatebenefratelli" and the Rome's Israelite Hospital.

This lovely island is very beautiful and it is often overlooked by romans. There are nice cafes and a very good ice cream place. 

To reach Tiber Island from Penthouse Apartment Monteverde Rome take tram 8 and get off at Belli stop. Then walk for about 500 meters.

Monday, 15 February 2016

Ales and beer come to Rome in February for the Londinium Cask Festival

From February 25th to February 28th, a few steps from the Colosseum, will take place a long weekend dedicated to ales and homegrown beers, all strictly "cask". England is one of the lead nations in the brewing culture, with its unique beers known throughout the world.



The Londinium Cask Festival will take place at the Folk Tree's (Via Capo D'Africa 29) in the presence of 30 breweries (10 from London, 10 in and around Rome, 5 Italian and 5 from England). Each brewery will carry two types of beer, for a total of 60 active cask in 4 days. Italian guests include White Dog, Ethnicity, Brewery Arches, Mk-77 and Malt Cross, while, from England, will arrive Burning Sky, Anarchy, The Celt, Hopback and North Riding.

During the event there will be a kind of friendly match between Italy and England, and in particular between their Cities, Rome and London. In fact, you will have the opportunity to taste both the Real Ale "original" English and the Roman "homegrown" produced according to the tradition of the Anglo-Saxon methods.

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Sunday, 14 February 2016

A typical character in Rome: itinerant knife grinder, l'arrotino

An itinerant knife grinder works from his bycicle on the streets of Rome near the Colisseum. In Rome  Knife sharpeners are known as 'arrotino' and they announce themselves in this customary manner shouting: "Donne è arrivato l'arrotino!" (Women the knife grinder has arrived!). They sharpen knifes for restaurants and housewives who come down from their homes when they hear his call and gingle from loud speakers. 



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Friday, 12 February 2016

The world of inflatables drones comes to Rome on 17th February 2016

The inflatable drones are the latest revolution in the world of drones, but also have a glorious past. They are the ones who increasingly are replacing more complex multirotors when requested to fly over urban areas or crowded areas.



These drones are small inflatable balloons or radio-controlled blimps that are used for TV filming, aerial surveys, traffic control, such as radio repeaters and even advertising. In fact they guarantee lower costs and considerable security, albeit have limitations in speed and maneuver. The point about using these inflatable drones will be done in Italy for the first time, at the Rome Drone Conference, which will take place next Wednesday 17 February at the Auditorium of the Link Campus University of Rome (Via Bolzano 38, from 2pm). The Rome Conference Drone program provides for a focus on inflatable drones.

Participants will include universities, laboratories and companies who are studying or have already started using these particular flying machines, from simple radio-controlled blimp tethered to up to metaplano. There will be a presentations of the Italian Aerospace Research Centre (CIRA), Parthenope University of Naples, the Association Blimps Archimedes and, on the face of the companies, Nimbus, the Next Fly Consortium of Italdron, Images to flight, Droinwork, and TecnoFly2008 Salento Drones.

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Thursday, 11 February 2016

St. Valentine's day in Rome: Sex and the City

Immerse yourself at the heart of the Roman Empire, delve into the world of couples in ancient Rome: wedlock, the laws against betrayals, homosexual love...



We will refer to examples of famous people and stories with verses of the Latin poets, we will try to figure out what they thought and how they lived love in ancient Rome.

A visit between the romantic and the cynical, designed for couples of any gender and nature, but also for people  who do not really want to know about couples.

For further information please visit Rome Underground

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Sunday, 7 February 2016

A normal Sunday in Rome



This is an example of the ordinary encounters you can have strolling down the Roman Forum on an ordinary Sunday morning.

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Saturday, 6 February 2016

The ring in the stomach

A woman in Rome could not find her wedding ring. She looked everywhere but the ring would not come out. Then one day, she decided that his son, just 14 months, had to have an X-ray. Surprisingly, the ring was right in his stomach. The father has posted on Reddit the photo of the X-ray screen explaining what had happened. The child had swallowed the ring. "Do not be too critical with us - her father writes - is our third child."
And in the comments someone suggested: "One day you will be asked to give a speech at the wedding of your son. I would start with that. "

Friday, 5 February 2016

Where to watch Broncos vs Panthers Super Bowl 50 if you are in Rome on 7 February 2016

Everyone is ready, the teams, their supporters, Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Beyoncè. The Super Bowl 50 will kickoff at 3.25 pm on 7th February 2016 at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Carolina Panthers and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Denver Broncos





If you happen to be in Rome and want to watch it at home you can open you can of beer in front of Italian TV Channel SportItalia 2 on digital terrestrial channel number 61. But if you want to venture outside, below there is a list of places where you can follow the match in good company:

1) La Botticella, in via di Tor Millina 32, veri close to Piazza Navona. This is a small lovely pub and it is also the Roman base of Pittsburgh Steelers supporters.

2)  Irish pub Abbey Theatre in via del Governo Vecchio 51.

3) Irish pub Scholars Lounge, in via del Plebiscito 101.

4) Scottish pub Highlandervicolo di San Biagio 9, near Via dl Corso.

5) Hard Rock Cafe  in Via Veneto 62, but you need to book in advance.

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Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Ryanair is betting on Rome

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Ryanair is betting on Rome. Like every year the famous low-cost airline has presented the 2016 winter season well in advance. For winter 2016 they have announced 4 new routes to Lanzarote, Nuremberg, Prague and Sofia and new winter connections for Alicante, East Midlands, Malaga and Trapani. They have also increased the flights to Athens, Bari, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Edinburgh and Manchester.



Edie Wilson, Chief People Officer of Ryanair, said: "We are pleased to launch our winter program in 2016 from Rome, with four new routes to Lanzarote, Nuremberg, Prague and Sofia, new winter routes to Alicante, East Midlands, Malaga and Trapani, and more flights to Athens, Bari, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Edinburgh and Manchester, which allow the transport of more than 9 million customers a year and will support over 6,900 jobs at the airports of Rome Ciampino and Fiumicino".

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Zoolander 2 makes its appearance in Rome

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Zoolander 2 is definitely one of the most waited for films of the year and in the past few days gone Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson, protagonists of this funny comedy, landed in the Italian capital to present the film and meet the fans.

Their most amazing sighting was yesterday near Via Condotti in Rome and in particular in the windows of the historical maison Valentino. The two actors were "exposed" as two mannequins and let themselves go with irreverent poses and bright smiles to the delight of fans and photographers flocked in hundreds.


Monday, 1 February 2016

Free museums in Rome, the first Sunday of every month

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Free museums in Rome, the first Sunday of every month




Take advantage of this opportunity for the free museums in Rome.

Like every first Sunday of the month, the State cultural places (museums, galleries, archaeological digs, parks and monumental gardens) provide free admission for all categories of visitors.

Before making your visit, you should always call the museum to ensure its opening.

The event 'Free Museums in Rome' does not always include a visit to the current exhibitions for which instead could remain in place the appropriate pricing.

List of free museums in Rome

List valid for Sunday, February 7, 2016


- Colosseo e Foro Romano / Palatino (entrance with quotas)
- Domus Aurea (visita al cantiere di restauro, accesso solo con prenotazione obbligatoria on line at www.coopculture.it or with the dedicated call center on 06 39967700)
- Galleria Borghese (with a compulsory booking fee of € 2,00)
- GNAM Galleria Nazionale Arte Moderna
- Museo nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
- Museo HC Andersen, Museo M. Praz, Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi per le Arti decorative e il Costume
- Museo nazionale Romano (Palazzo Massimo, Palazzo Altemps, Crypta Balbi, Terme di Diocleziano)
- Galleria nazionale d'Arte Antica Palazzo Barberini
- Galleria nazionale d'Arte Antica Palazzo Corsini
- Galleria Spada
- Museo nazionale di Palazzo Venezia
- Museo nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo (entrance with quotas)
- Museo nazionale d'Arte Orientale "G. Tucci"
- Museo nazionale Preistorico Etnografico "L. Pigorini"
- Museo nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari
- Museo nazionale dell'Alto Medioevo
- Museo nazionale degli Strumenti Musicali
- Scavi di Ostia Antica
- Museo Ostiense
- Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella
- Terme di Caracalla
- Villa dei Quintili
- Santa Maria Nova sull'Appia Antica
- Villa Adriana a Tivoli
- Villa d'Este a Tivoli
However, it remains payable at usual prices the admission at MAXXI.


Friday, 29 January 2016

The magnificent Villa Doria Pamphili in Rome

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The Villa Doria Pamphili is a park of the city of Rome, which like many other city parks originates from the country estate of a noble Roman family. It is also the representative office of the Italian government.




The Villa Doria Pamphili is the largest urban public park in Rome (184 hectares), just outside the walls in the neighborhood Gianicolense.




With its 184 hectares is the largest park in Rome and is one of the "villas" best preserved of the city: the only alteration made was done to open road Via Olimpica (via Leone XIII) that has divided the old estate in two.

Opening hours:

October to February: 7:00 to 18:00

March and September: 7:00 to 20:00

April-August: 7:00 to 21:00

How to reach Villa Doria Pamphili from Penthouse Apartment Monteverde Rome:

Take tram 8 for 3 stops direction Casaletto (basically it is the end of he line). Keep walking on Circonvallazione Gianicolense for about 350 meters until you reach Via Vitellia and your destination.


Photos: Alintii