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... to pop our heads in also. Well OMG, really!!! The frescos, the statues, the side chapels, the huge marble columns and this is just a local church. I walked around reading and looking, whilst it is a beautiful church I found it all way too excessive, the wealth in this place is so blatant it is obscene.
We found a Gladiator Museum with original combat gear, knives and armour etc which was quite interesting and built underground in the grounds of an arena ...
... babies who suckled the she-wolf). Rome was first governed by Kings (753 – 510 BC), then as a Republic Consuls (510 – 30 BC), and finally by Emperors (30 BC – 476 AD). Rome was at its greatest about 117 AD. In 331 AD, Emperor Constantine transferred the capital to the Empire of Byzantium (Constantitople). This move was the beginning of the end for the great architectural era of Rome. When the capital was moved there were 1.5 million in and around Rome. ...
... time in Rome. So, we hopped on the Metro (Subway) and rode to the station for the Vatican and started to explore. When we finally figured out our meeting spot to pick up our tickets for the Museum, we were on the opposite side of the square from the sandwich shop so we grabbed our first pizza and a glass of wine at a local cafe. Grant is enjoying practicing his Italian and luckily everyone seems to speak better English then our Italian!! I ...
... of other tourists, but had great enjoyment sitting on the steps, crowd watching and on the other side of the street some famous shops, Prada, Channel and Dior, just to name a few. Outside of the shops, hustlers selling fake Prada, Channel and Dior hand bags, always on the lookout for the police. I made the mistake in looking interested in a hand bag and got harassed by one of the hustlers, it took me ages to shake him off after continually telling him I wasn't interested, he ...
... City and more. The buildings looked beautiful, and took on a new character and feel when they were lit up.
After dinner, where we were treated to another four-course meal, which included pasta, chicken and tiramisu, we embarked on a walking tour of the city. We wandered past the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and Piazza Venezia.
It was exciting to be at the Trevi Fountain. We ...