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    Dedicated to all the gods by Marcus Agrippa in 27 B.C., the iconic Pantheon in Rome's Centro Storico has twice burned and been rebuilt before assum... More
  • Parco della Musica

    Located in the Olympic Village, the Parco della Musica (Music Park) is the largest and most visited concert facility in Europe. Designed by world-r... More
  • Pasticceria il Boccione

    For 200 years, Pasticceria il Boccione has been baking kosher treats for Rome’s Jewish community. Its repertoire (and customer service) is limited ... More
  • Piazza Barberini and the Capuchin Crypt

    The Site: Today a busy traffic circle, the piazza centers on Bernini's masterpiece fountain of a Triton (merman) spouting water into the air from a... More
  • Piazza Navona

    The Site: This long oval piazza—owing its shape to the ancient Stadium of Domitian, formerly on this spot, and often flooded in the 19th century fo... More
  • Piazza San Pietro

    The Site: The piazza before St. Peter's is a perfect ellipse; stand on one of the foci (marked red circles between each fountain and the central ob... More
  • Re(f)use

    This sustainable retail effort is fueled by designer Ilaria Venturini Fendi of the famed fashion family. The store, which looks more like a series ... More
  • Retrò

    The name says it all: this shop is Candyland for mid-century-design freaks. You’ll find furniture, ceramics, glassware, lamps, jewelry, and other h... More
  • Roma dal Cielo – Terrazza delle Quadrighe

    Love it or hate it (most locals are in the latter camp), the glacial white marble monument to Vittorio Emanuele II in Piazza Venezia is the most ce... More
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    Rome Christmas Market

    What to Expect: Romans erect elaborate presepi (Nativity scenes) across the city, from life-size tableaux on the Spanish Steps and before St. Peter... More
  • Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO)

    Italy’s largest airport served more than 36 million passengers in 2010. Located in Fiumicino, approximately 20 miles from Rome’s historic center, t... More
  • Rose Garden

    More than 1,000 roses bloom late each spring at Rome's Municipal Rose Garden on the eastern side of the Aventine Hill. The sloping garden is divide... More
  • San Carlo alle Quattro Fountains

    When the light hits just right, it streams in from cleverly hidden windows, and Borromini's splendid dome appears to hover above the 17th-century c... More
  • San Luigi dei Francesi

    Named after King Louis IX, this church was built as a house of worship for French people living in Rome in 1518. The Italian marble façade and inte... More

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