Grand Hotel Villa Dei Papi

Selva Ferentina 15/17, Rome, Lazio, 00047, Italy | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $157.00

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Our last day in Florence & headed to Rome!

A travel blog entry by malloryharvie

... we knew we were lost. We had no idea where we were and as it turns out, the station was in an area not even on the maps in the guidebook. We wandered around looking for a ticket station to figure out if we needed to get on another train to the Roma Termini, which we saw wasn’t for another 4 hours.

We got to a square where there were ticket booths for the metro (subway system in Rome). The old man working there could tell we ...

Among the teaming hordes

A travel blog entry by badefamily


... the ceiling. And every once in a while a voice droned 'Silence'. The wall and ceiling were in much brighter colours than I had expected. It took Michelangelo 9 years to complete it, but others did the walls. I was quite impressed with the lower walls which were painted as if they were curtains, and were very realistic.
Next it was into St Peters Basillica - it is massive, full of statues of Popes, and ...

What the barbarians didn't take, the Barberini did

A travel blog entry by alexproc


... it off to build the canopy that stands above the alter in Saint Peters Basilica. And this was just one of the countless steals the Popes did. Now several of the Popes during this time happened to be members of the Barberini family. A family that quickly became one of, if not the most powerful families in Rome. They had money, religious power and political influence and are often referred to as the 'Princes of Rome'. Hence the saying; 'What the ...

Day 55 Rome by foot

A travel blog entry by britt.mark


... the Sistine Chapel. We had a good guide and it was only marginally crowded. There are no photos permitted in the Sistine Chapel, but the 20 year old American boy was not sent the memo. When told by the guard to stop taking photos and delete the ones already taken, he argued the point with the guard and said he had only taken photos of the wall!!!! Even his friends were embarrassed. A few minutes later, ...

Not sure what he said, but I heard him say it

A travel blog entry by ksmokes


... of the crowd. We got there just in time to see the smoke (on the screen, we have no idea where the actual chimney was) come out black. The crowd all sighed in unison and started pouring out of the Square.

The next vote was on Wednesday morning during my class, so I wasn’t able to see the smoke, but I was thankful it was black so I didn’t miss anything. The third vote was later that day, also during one of my classes. Everyone ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Selva Ferentina 15/17, Rome, is near Castel Gandolfo, Villa Aldobrandini, Circeo Peninsula, and Alcazar.
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