Architectural Buildings in Rome

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Architectural Buildings in Rome

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  • Darshani P
    London, UK52 contributions
    It’s unreal and so beautiful to witness it in yourself. The place was so busy but beautiful.

    If you are in Rome highly recommended to visit.
    Written September 23, 2023
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  • robertadi
    4 contributions
    We were delighted we made the reservation a month in advance because it was completely booked for days. You only have a 2-hour window, and within that time, you must turn in all items, including purses.
    Written September 14, 2023
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  • Stuart H
    Sydney, Australia181 contributions
    The palace and artworks are amazing . The adult entrance fee of €16 is excellent value. The audio guide is very good. English audio guides are available. Each room and many artworks have easy to find panels with the relevant audioguide reference number. The art collection includes Roman antiquities and Renaissance art from 16th and 17th centuries, including the portrait of Pope Innocent X by Diego Velazquez. At least 2 hrs is recommended, but you could easily spend more time to admire all the artwork. Once you buy your ticket on street level/ ground floor, it is a 100m walk to the end of corridor to the stairs that take you up to the Credit/debit cards accepted. The bathrooms are clean with plenty of paper. There is a restaurant on the ground floor near the entrance which is at a higher price point. La Cabana is a moderately priced restaurant with excellent food about 5 mins walk from the palace.
    Written September 21, 2023
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  • Sarah
    Sandbach, UK10 contributions
    We booked this tour before we left the UK as we’d really wanted to see Nero’s Domus Aurea but thats only open on weekends and we weren’t staying that long. This seemed like a good second choice and I think it was. The ‘experience’ is underneath a palazzo where a Roman house has been excavated. You walk about over the remains on glass floors which light up as the audio plays. We found the girl showing us where to stand etc rather disinterested - which I suppose she might be having done the same thing many times before - but I think she could have been a bit more engaged with the visitors. She also didn’t really make sure everyone was in place before the lighting up of areas took place so I think some people might have missed a few things. The audio was much better and less ‘academic’ than a lot of the other tourist places we visited. The final part of the tour is an retelling of Trajans column which I thought was fascinating and very well done. Finally you are lead down a corridor to look out at the column itself… this should be the piece de resistance but it’s really quite laughable as you are squished into a little ‘caged’ area to peer at the column between the bars! There is a much better view outside where you don’t have to pay! They really missed a trick in this finale to the whole experience! Having said that we still thought the excavations were amazing. You’re not allowed to take photos in the Palazzo.
    Written April 21, 2023
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  • Ile66
    Espoo, Finland55 contributions
    Absolutely stunningly beautiful church! The interior is so full of beautiful details you really have to see this!
    Written April 16, 2023
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  • genibre69
    London, UK3,357 contributions
    Wonderful place for a stroll around especially when it’s free the first Sunday of the month, when we went. Wasn’t overtly crowded either. Photos allowed inside. Spent about 1.5-2 hours inside.
    Written June 7, 2023
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  • Marius P
    Oslo, Norway1,811 contributions
    Very pretty houses all around in this cosy and quiet intersection. Very pretty details and all had a little different styles
    Written July 24, 2023
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  • Irma B
    1 contribution
    Park was a nice break from all the crowds, nice walking area. Highly recommend. Several blocks away there is a cute restaurant with nice drinks and sitting area.
    Written September 21, 2023
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  • Big_Jeff_Leo
    St Helens, UK21,978 contributions
    This magnificent cathedral has the additional benefit of a great dome. The beautiful dome built by Maderno and inaugurated on 6 November 1622 is inferior in width and height only to that of St. Peter's . The interior of the church is in the shape of a Latin cross with a vast nave flanked by eight high chapels which underline the vertical rhythm of the building. One of them, the Barberini chapel, is also known as the " Tosca Chapel " because part of the plot of Puccini's opera is set here . Two further side chapels overlook the apse, rich in gold and frescoed by Mattia Preti . At the ends of the nave, there are two rare testimonies of the ancient Vatican basilica, transferred here in 1614: the funeral monuments of Popes Pius II and Pius III Piccolomini , the first dating back to around 1470.
    Written March 29, 2023
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  • Amanda M
    Melbourne, Australia147 contributions
    I attended Il Tempietto here on the 15th of August.The musicians were very good and made it a very special birthday for me. There was a short tour outside the theatre to explain its origins.Worth visiting and at night , it is just magical.
    Written September 8, 2023
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  • RonL40
    Utica, NY3,451 contributions
    The church is located on the top of the Spanish Steps and most people admire the beautiful exterior without visiting. The Renaissance interior is exceptional -- several works by a pupil of Michelangelo, including a purported portrait of the master. The frescoes and the nave are impressive.
    Written June 10, 2023
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  • SNCFVoyager
    Falls Church, VA59 contributions
    Signed up for tour in English and our guide provided great historical context for this renaissance villa. The gardens and main building facade that is hidden from public view is amazing with the inlaid panels from earlier times. Sitting atop Pinchon Hill the vista of old Rome spreads out before your eyes. Well worth the time and admission fee. For photos of the city a morning visit is recommended.
    Written October 20, 2019
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  • Ben F
    Bloomington, IN1,460 contributions
    Not impressed with Rome Termini, but my expectations were low to begin with. Signage was confusing, and as a disabled traveler who needs to use elevators, it was stressful when I couldn’t find the right elevator to take me to the platforms, let alone the correct platform for my train. The station was busy when I was around, but it felt safe enough. Plenty of shops and restaurants are at your disposal on an upper floor, as if part of a small shopping mall.

    The biggest con to my experience was the lack of Wifi, or Wifi that actually functioned. Despite trying two verified networks at the facility, one general network and another at a business lounge, I simply couldn’t connect. Even after restarting my iPad, forgetting the networks, and doing all the tricks taught to me in the past. Better hope your train info is written on paper or searchable without the need for a personal internet connection…

    So to conclude, use this station because you have to. It’s not horrific, but it’s not my favorite place either.
    Written June 4, 2023
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  • soinic
    Lux.1,871 contributions
    After having watched a cover on TV about Villa Torlonia and especially concerning the time when il Duce&family lived there, we decided to visit Villa Torlonia. (Underground bunker wasn't open to public with "normal" entrance tickets, maybe only groups with guided tours like for the theatre, can see the bunker).

    Visiting Villa Torlonia was a great idea! Already the +/- 30 min. walk from the Diocletian Baths to villa Torlonia was very interesting, calm, well kept residential area with plenty of gorgeous palazzi to admire! Many of them are embassies right now.

    Villa Torlonia is in fact a huge complex!
    Buy a combiticket for villa, owls house, casino.

    The park can be visited for free (we saw families having lunch/picknick in the shadow of the trees, some joggers were running around ...). The park looked in desperate need of landscaping, a lot of weeds, no water in the small abandoned lake close to the theatre .... not really a "garden like" park, but the dry weather doesn't help to improve the situation.

    Visit includes the spectacular main house/villa, a lot to admire inside, on the 2nd floor you can also see art (Roman school).

    Casino hosts a temporary "art"!? exhibition, very quick visit ...

    Casina delle Civette/Owls house, very special. A lot of multicoloured windows to have a look at. For my personal taste however limit "kitsch".

    We enjoyed our over 2 hours visit to Villa Torlonia very much as it was a special place to spend quality vacation time away from the stressful actual Roman mass tourism 🌞

    To return to Roma Termini we took the bus 82 opposite the main entrance on Nomentena.

    Recommend a visit of the Villa Torlonia.

    But be warned that the limonaia-"restaurant" in the Villa Torlonia park isn't a highlight for a nice pit stop, terrible service, maybe a quick drink at the counter and then bye bye.
    Written August 16, 2023
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  • Sophie K
    Thessaloniki, Greece82 contributions
    It is something that you don't see everyday. Worth a visit 💕 you will see throw the door the Sant Peter.its a view breathtaking...
    Written March 13, 2023
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