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Lupa Romana

Piazza del Campidoglio 1 | Campitelli, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Lovely story and connection to Rome

This is a surprisingly small statue and not very easy to photograph with any meaning as it is near... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2017
Matvl
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This is the symbol of Rome, but the real statue is in the Capitolini. The wolf was made by the... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2017
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A famous Etruscan statue of a bronze she-wolf nursing Rome's legendary founders, Romulus and Remus.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good53%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Piazza del Campidoglio 1 | Campitelli, 00186 Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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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.

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.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed April 12, 2017

La Lupa Romana, the Capitoline Wolf, stands on a column to the right and a bit to the back of the piazza of the Capitoline Hill. This is a bronze sculpture of the she-wolf suckling the human twins Romulus and Remus. The she-wolf is part...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2017

As previous travelers have stated, this is a very small statue of a she wolf suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. It is relevant to the founding of Rome and is therefore symbolic. Apparently this is only a copy of the original bronze sculpture as...More

1  Thank Della G
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This sculpture is not beautiful but unusual as it has a history. It is a statue of Twins being fed by a wolf. Full of history, it is better to look up the internet or get a Guide or Guide book as otherwise it will...More

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed October 24, 2016

A little,not very impressive statue representing the she-wolf who,according to legend, suckled Romulus and Remus,the ones that established Rome later.Placed very close to Campidoglio.

Thank zuv
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

It is not something huge or something that it will blow your mind, but it is something historic that represents the myth about Rome. You will find it at Capitolium place and Capitolium is something you have to visit.

Thank Vassilis K
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The statue of the two twins feeding off the she wolf in the Palazzo dei Conservatori can almost be missed as it is surprisingly small and to the side by some steps just off the main piazza as you walk towards the viewing point for...More

Thank Parish56
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The statute is nice but it is not a "must see". If it is along your planned route for the day, stop for 5 minutes to appreciate it, but I would not plan a trip specifically to the statute.

Thank TravelH007
Reviewed July 2, 2016

The symbol of Rome, the Capitoline wolf, who reared the twins Remus and Romulus who founded Rome, one of those stories that have captured the imagination of people from all over the world.You can see the replica of the original statue at the Campidoglio square/Capitoline...More

Thank Gl0balCitizen2013
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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this
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