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The pantheon in Rome


The Pantheon was built as a temple to the gods of Olympus, was rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian between 118 and 128 BC after it was burned, but the real building that dates back to the initial age of Augustus.

At the beginning of 1300 the pantheon evolved into a Christian church called Santa Maria ad Martyres. In 27 BC was built by Agrippa Phanteon the friend of Augustus, he entrusted the construction a Luci Coccerio Aucto , and was decorated by the "Diogenes di Atene", then it was later burned and was restored under the power of Domitian, a few years later again suffered a destruction in the power of Traiano.

Through the conversion into a Christian church was saved by a lot of threats, to make clear that there was and remained the only case where a structure in the world of pagan worship was converted into a Christian structure.

 

Accommodation in Luxury apartments central Rome


Many tourists and celebrities visiting Rome, prefer to stay in luxury apartments in the heart of Rome, rather than staying in hotels. In many cases the main reason for this choice is for the most privacy, but also for comfort and more space than a hotel can not be found.

He prefers the center than the outskirts of Rome in order to more easily reach the main places of prominence as the Colosseum, San Pietro, Castel S. Angelo, Via del Corso, Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps, and so on ... Among the luxury apartments we find mostly attics with breathtaking views over the Eternal City.

 

Via veneto and The Sweet life

This street connects Piazza Barberini to Pinciana Gate, the road was originally named after the Italian region, but after the First World War the name was changed to commemorate the Battle of Vittorio Veneto.

It was designed at the end of '800 and became a reference point for the social life of the years going from 1950 to 1960.During the course of the street we find the ossuary and the Capuchin church of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, you can shop among the boutiques. It became even more famous by Federico Fellini's film "The sweet life", Via Veneto is the museum of this great movie, walking in this way we encounter all the famous clubs that year disclosed in the film. Besides the famous "coffee" that includes many other local hotels and well known that in 50 years symbolized the celebrities, scandals seem to get noticed in a magazine or to become famous or receipt of Hollywood producers on the part of many famous hotels. Walking along the Via Veneto to breathe the air of the 50 ...

 

Spanish Steps


The most beautiful square in Rome, an artistic image made ​​from a combination of three subjects in the fountain, the staircase in the background and a church that attracts thousands of visitors and stormed by any photographer. Spanish Steps is connected by a staircase to the church Trinita dei Monti.

The fountain also called "barcaccia" to the baroque period was sculpted by Pietro Bernini and his son Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The staircase has 135 steps and was inaugurated by Pope Benedict XIII in the Jubilee of 1725, was built to connect the Spanish Embassy with the church. It was designed by Alessandro and Francesco De Sanctis mirrors, but the project got the better of De Sanctis, which included a grand staircase with several terraces in the spring and summer it is adorned with flowers.

Near the square are several very interesting points of reference in terms of tourism, is the house-museum of the English romantic poet John Keats, which dates back to about 1800, the museum is dedicated to the poet's life and that of his friend Shelley, then we find Babington's tearoom again in the period dating from late 1800. This square as well as being a place of artistic reference and tourism, the evening is also under attack by youths as a meeting point of Roman nightlife.

 
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