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... want, including a stunning terrace overlooking the roof tops of Rome. There are masses of windows in every room to let the sounds and smells of Rome invade the whole space.
We are conscious of the fact we only really have 2 1/2 days to see Rome so we sit down to make a plan. We book tickets for the Vatican for tomorrow and then we set off to find the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps (both within walking distance), but first it's lunch at ...
... On the second floor there were paintings by Titian, Van Dyke, Reni and Rubens. Some of the religious ones weren't to our taste, but excellent in their own right. A tunnel with exhibits of marble tablets with inscriptions from graves, monuments and declaring new laws lined it, links the next building where there were some show stopper marble statues and busts. After lunch we walked to the Pantheon, a striking 2000 ...
... last. Third and finally was our trip to the Capuchin Crypts. This is a sight like no other. Beneath the Church of Santa Maria della Concezione are the jaw-dropping crypts. From its arched walls to the picture frames that hang upon them, the chapel is made entirely from human bones. The mesmerizing display was created by the Capuchin monks who used the remains of their departed brothers. The walls and ceilings have been decorated with bones of over 4,000 people in what was said to ...
... Croce) and of course a gelato from the shop where the kids had frequented 8 years ago. One thing we did note this time was how many of our favourite Rome icons were under renovation. The Trevi fountain didn't even have water in it! They are getting all of Italy ready for Expo 2015. The free tour was very good and took us to some places not on the usual list. Yes the Pantheon was there, and the Spanish Steps of course, it she also took us to ...
... a single piece of red granite taken from Egypt. We walk in to the throng of another thousand tourist and try to take in the sights.
We are on a mission - now we are seeking Bernini's "Ecstasy of Saint Teresa", which is in a small church called Santa Maria della Vittoria. Surprisingly its not to hard to find and is in the general direction of the Spanish Steps from the Pantheon. The statue is high up in a small chapel and looks a little grimy in the light ...