Ancient Romance B&B

Via Ottaviano 9, Rome, Lazio, 00192, Italy | B&B
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Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, etc.

A travel blog entry by stevegrace on Jul 30, 2014

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... to wander this massive area and the amount of things there are to see and appreciate.
We spent 2 hours walking through all the ruins and could easily have spent double that.

The tour of the Colosseum was awesome. We got to go down under the floor and get a real feel of what it was like down there. It also provided a better perspective when looking down into that part from above later in the tour.
The guide was informative, and told us all we needed to know to get full ...

When in Rome...

A travel blog entry by bmenke on Feb 02, 2014

2 comments, 7 photos

... drinking wine. He showed us the wall that acted as an escape route to the Castel Saint d'Angelis when the Vatican was attacked hundreds of years ago. Swiss guard of course saved the pope' s life and now the Swiss guard watches over all popes. Father told us a few years ago the guards took down a man trying to get in the popemobile so hard that they broke his femur (the ***********e in the human body). So moral of the story: don't mess with the Swiss guards or the ...

Arenas, Churches and Fountains

A travel blog entry by west_we_go on Sep 05, 2013

1 comment, 13 photos

... next to Scott clearly showing his name tag "Jesus". First stop, that icon of ancient Rome, the Colosseum. This stadium, used for gladiatorial battles, was constructed in AD 72 to AD 80. Construction was carried out by 60,000 Jewish slaves captured when the Romans sacked Jerusalem in 70 AD. An incredible structure considering it was built nearly 2,000 years age. In times of rain canvas sails could be drawn over the structure to provide shelter. ...

I went, I saw and they conquered me.

A travel blog entry by imrannaser on Aug 30, 2013

... favorite pictures from this trip came from this place. It isn’t the best of pics, but I like it cuz it reminds me of Lord of the Rings in that saying when Gandalf is telling them to “Look to my coming on the first light of the fifth day, at dawn look to the ...

The first day of our adventure!

A travel blog entry by roverlibr on Jun 30, 2013

3 photos

... was to be a mass that morning. After more than a few attempts asking in English, I pulled out my "Italian phrase" list and started asking "parla inglese"? That's when it became clear that most people there did not speak English. Finally we found some Italians who understood and told us that the one line was for the Vatican Museum. Phew....no need to stand in that line, as we had a "beat the line" tour scheduled for the next day. OK...so on ...

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This B&B, located in the Prati/Trionfale area of Rome, is near La Pieta, Vatican Guided Tours, Italy With Us, and Castroni.
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