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Fountain of Moses or Fontana dell’Acqua Felice

The Fountain of Moses is a monumental fountain located in the Quirinale District of Rome. It marked the terminus of the Acqua Felice aqueduct restored by Pope Sixtus V. It was designed by Domenico Fontana and built in 1585-88. At the beginning the reign of Pope Sixtus V, only one of the ancient Roman aqueducts which brought water to the...

The Ghetto of Rome

Rome is home to one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world. Its history is closely intertwined with the events of the Roman Catholic Church and the papacy, which over the centuries has played the roles of both protector and persecutor of the Roman Jews.  Culturally rich and vibrant, even though it is spread out throughout the city,...

Villa Torlonia in Rome

Villa Torlonia, the most recent of the villas belonging to Rome’s nobility, still retains a particular fascination due to the originality of its English-style garden (one of the few examples in the city), and to the unexpectedly large number of buildings and garden furniture in the grounds. The attractions of the site are the Casino Nobile (the home of the...

Trastevere neighborhood in Rome

Trastevere is one of the prettiest neighbourhoods in Rome with its narrow cobblestone streets, colourful buildings dripping with ivy, and balconies enlivened with geraniums. Trastevere is the 13th rione of Rome, on the west bank of the Tiber. Nowadays, Trastevere maintains its character thanks to its narrow cobbled streets lined by ancient houses. At night, natives and tourists alike flock...

Galleria in Piazza Colonna in Rome

The Gallery is situated at the centre of Campo Marzio, in front of the column of Marcus Aurelius, facing the square from where it is possible to admire prestigious architectures of the modern Rome, and in particular the 16th century palace which belonged to Agostino Chigi during the 17th century. Today the Galleria in Piazza Colonna is one of the...

Acqua Paola fountain in Rome

The Fontana dell'Acqua Paola also known as Il Fontanone ("The big fountain") is a monumental fountain located on the Janiculum Hill, near the church of San Pietro in Montorio, in Rome. It was built in 1612 to mark the end of the Acqua Paola aqueduct, restored by Pope Paul V, and took its name from him. It was the first...

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Fountain of Moses or Fontana dell’Acqua Felice

The Fountain of Moses is a monumental fountain located in the Quirinale District of Rome. It marked the terminus of the Acqua Felice aqueduct...

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