Many hotels in the center of Rome are all eager to welcome the coming December 8, offering different discounts for the religious celebrations of the Immaculate Conception, the feast so dearly to the Romans. The festival will be held in the town center with access to the Piazza di Spagna, where the Holy Father will bring a wreath of flowers at the foot of the monument of the Virgin Mary, and bless the statue and all those present.
The praying worshippers will see a team of firefighters to put the wreath of white roses on top of the column of the Immaculate Conception statue designed by the architect Luigi Poletti and inaugurated in 1857.
This festivity, before Christmas, can be spent in Rome and will be an opportunity for tourists to visit the celebrations of 8 December in nearby churches in Via Veneto, like the Chiesa Romana dei Cappuccini, or in the nearby Villa Borghese, the Piazza di Siena , where the Church of Santa Maria Immacolata inside the so-called Raphael's house, where the painter from Urbino painted and built it in the late eighteenth century allowed by Prince Marcantonio Borghese.
Leveraging one of the offers of the hotels in Rome center for December 8 is ideal for walking in the streets in which this day will celebrate more.