Hotel Villa Torlonia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
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... we couldn't see the whole thing.
After the fountain, we walked to the Pantheon which is nestled in between buildings. So, you're walking past all sorts of souvenir shops & restaurants then BAM there it is! Here is what wikipedia says about the Pantheon: "The Pantheon is a building in Rome, Italy, on the site of an earlier building commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus
(27 BC – 14 AD). The present building ...
... Lonely Planet guide made me suspicious so I realised I'd gone too far. Couldn't find any of the streets I was looking for but fortunately I stumbled on it by accident. In I went, or rather tried to , until I was told I had to buy a ticket. So I did. Each room I visited had huge hunks of marble that used to be pillars or cornices or architraves. Off I went giving many of them a pat as I passed - until this security woman rushed up to ...
... wall as he did ten years ago! As we walked the city we were awestruck at how much of the old empire still remains. Parks and walls still remain and excavation is constantly underway. We even heard that construction of new buildings is often halted because new ruins are uncovered during the building process causes the builder to abandon construction at that site! The city only has two Metro lines (subway) because of ...
... the forum and we found our car again. Next stop the Pantheon. We had lunch at a little restaurant and sat in the "air conditioning" for a while as we ate lunch. It was not much cooler than outside. We saw the massive Pantheon dome which was architecturally amazing, the tomb of Raphaelo and a big round hole seven metres wide in the centre of the dome. The floor was sloped though so that the water would run away. Next stop was the piazza Navone with its massive ...
... Renaissance art in the world. After long halls of tapestries, old hand painted maps, broken penises and fig leaves we arrived at the most popular displays. The Raphael rooms and The Sistene Chapel. There are works by Da Vinci, Raphael, Titan and Carravaggio.
The Sistene Chapel is only used when the cardinals need to elect a new Pope, no other time. It is surprisingly small. It ...