Hotel Villa Aricia
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- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... a building, the Palazzo Farnese that includes a facade by Michelangelo. In the piazza in front of the building were fountains that feature one piece granite hot tubs from ancient Roman baths. We found an open market nearby and picked up a few things. My favorite attraction was the gelato shop which made for a great lunch (don't tell the kids). We meet for the official start of our tour later this afternoon and then on to a group dinner. Life is ...
... to a patron and perhaps literally inscribed with his name. Though nothing remains to establish with certainty where any of the public Christian edifices of Rome before the time of Constantine the Great were situated, the basilica on this site was known as Titulus Callisti, since a legend in the Liber Pontificalis ascribed the earliest church here to a foundation by Pope Callixtus I (died 222), whose remains, translated to the new structure, are preserved under ...
... on a quite square but on entering one is struck by the width of the aisle & the shallow arching of the ceiling. Its main point of interest is the statue of Moses by Michelangelo on a papal tomb but it also has other fine works & houses the chains of St Peter. All in all a lovely example of fine Roman architecture from the Renaissance.
In contrast St Clements appears to be much older being built in a Romanesque style strongly influenced by ...
... majestic Umbrella Pines. On Sundays the main roads in old Rome are closed to traffic. Imagine cycling, walking or running amongst all these ancient monuments! On our walk, we stopped at the Trevi Fountain where we threw our coins in the fountain close to the Spanish Steps. Other sites: Villa Borghese, Appian Way, the Tiber river and others. Last night we all went out ...
As I had completed most of my exploring local to the hotel yesterday, I will drive closer to Rome today. I'm writing this yesterday evening at 8.52pm at my usual table in the corner of the main indoor restaurant by the electric socket, but predicting it for tomorrow. Make it 9.08pm - I just had a pee and went out for a smoke.
There was no 'chewy toast' for the second morning running. I had to put up ...