Ostia Antica Park
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... Peter's Basilica. With its characteristic form of a sinking ship, the fountain recalls the historic flood of the River Tiber in 1598 and refers to a folk legend whereby a fishing boat carried away by the flood of the river was found at this exact spot. In reality, the sinking boat was ably invented by Bernini ...
... on a restaurant and split grilled eggplant and zucchini and a prosciutto calzone. The calzones are huge here with a thin crust but they don't have any ricotta, only mozzarella and the meat or vegetables you request. They are good, but different than what we are accustomed to.
Our afternoon was dedicated to the Scavi Tour at St Peter’s Basilica, a guided underground tour of the excavations of ...
... forced to live starting starting in the 16th through the 19th centuries. We then visited the Capitoline Museum which happens to be the oldest museum in the world. We saw Romulus and Remus, Marcus Aurelius and his bad boy son Commodus, Emperor Constantine, and many other well known Roman figures. The guide explained that all the white marble Roman statues were originally painted in brilliant colors which had worn away and the modern restorers choose not to alter ...
... a stone bridge constructed in 62 BC. We continued walking along the north side of the Circus Maximus where ancient chariot races were held. Our trek lead us past the Colosseum on our way to the church of San Clement. This is a 12th century church built on top of a 4th century church which was built on top of a 1st century Roman street. As there were no photos allowed in the church or subterranean features, I put my ...
... sandwich picnic while sitting on the Spanish Steps.
- Took a tour of the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel and was surprised to see sculptures and frescas that I've been admiring for years - Laocoon, a cast of Rodin's 'The Thinker', and Michelangelo's 'The Creation of Adam'.