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A famous Etruscan statue of a bronze she-wolf nursing Rome's legendary founders, Romulus and Remus.
Piazza del Campidoglio 1 | Campitelli, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

This small sculpture of Remus & Romulus being raised by the she-wolf sits on top of a column in Piazza Campidoglio. Worth a look if in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Lupa Romana is a rather innocuous sculpture capping a column on the side of Palazzo Senatorio in the Piazza del Campidoglio. It depicts the she wolf nursing the twins Romulus and Remus. Very easy to miss as it is set up against the side of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

it was very small and easy to miss as it is on a side rather than in a centre. good to see it if you know what you are looking at

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Lupa Romana captures the legend of Romulus and Remus. These are the twins who founded Rome. They were raised by a She-Wolf ,

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

I came to Italy determined to find as many as possible. This was an easy one- there are dozens of them in spots, some not expected, like over a doorway near the Tiber. Fun to find.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank centralvic
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Seen this since early school textbooks, a must see in my life. Statue was a little small tho. Still worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lilli E
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Lupa Romana is a beautiful sculpture, near the Capitoline area. It is a lovely depiction of the She-Wolf and the twins, Romulus and Remus. The Animal is suckling the twins. They are considered, in one of many myths, as the founders of ancient Rome. Rome...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

I saw the Lupa Romana during my exciting three hour tour of Rome with Italy Segway costing us 75 Euros each and good value. I was on a weekend visit with friends from Bwrdd Crwn Caergybi, Cymru / Holyhead Round Table, Wales on our annual...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

This is a surprisingly small statue and not very easy to photograph with any meaning as it is near the wall and on a plinth. The kids loved the idea of it, but wanted a closer look. Worth visiting but expectations certainly need managing.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Matvl
Reviewed April 21, 2017

This is the symbol of Rome, but the real statue is in the Capitolini. The wolf was made by the Etruscans and the babies were added through the Renaissance.

Date of experience: April 2017
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