Art&Travel Rome Blog en

 

St. Peter's Basilica

St Peter's Basilica 

The Basilica of St. Peter is in the heart of the Vatican City, an independent sovereign state on the right bank of the Tiber river, in the centre of Rome 

The Vatican State is the smallest State in the world, and what remains of temporal dominions of the Church, which were annexed to Italy at the end of 1800's with the unification of the country

The Basilica as we see it today, with its ribbed dome stands impressively in its square which seems to welcome all the pilgrims of the world in the embrace of the Mother Church. It was designed by the most famous architects and geniuses of the Renaissance and Baroque time

Read more: St Peter's Basilica, Rome

coliseum rome

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy

The Roman Colosseum offers three or four points of view totally different from each other. The most beautiful is perhaps what comes to the curious when he is on the arena where the gladiators fought, and sees the immense ruins that arise around before. What mostly impresses me is the blue sky so pure as it appears through the windows of the upper part of the building.
Stendhal "Roman Walks - Colosseum"

The Flavian Amphitheatre, better known as the Colosseum, is probably the most famous monument in the world: this elliptical colossal construction, with a height of 48mt, has impressed and fascinated men of all Ages. 

It was with no doubt the most favourite place by the Romans, who came to prefer above all other entertainment the slaughter of men armed to kill and be killed for their amusement

Read more: The Colosseum, Rome

argiletumtour roma italia

Copyright © 2002-2017 Argiletum Tour Operator by Art&Travel srl - Via Madonna dei Monti 49, 00184 Rome (Metro Cavour, Colosseo )
Phone +39 06 47825706 +39 06 47882485 - P. IVA 06925101005

art-travel-logo

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Facebook  I  Google+  I  Twitter