R/041 Navona

Via dei Cimatori, Rome, Lazio, Italy | Inn
 

Travel Blogs from Rome

Vatican City and St. Peter's Square

A travel blog entry by mitchdee07

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... This motley crew hawks every kind of souvenir and cheap trinket conceivable, with their wares spread out on the sidewalk or street, while imploring each passerby to make a purchase. After running the formidable gauntlet of these hawkers, whose numbers must have been in the hundreds, we finally reached our goal.

The Piazza San Pietro is truly amazing, with its stunning elliptical-shaped esplanade lined with Bernini's impressive colonnades, ...

When in Rome...

A travel blog entry by timothy.phelps

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... the marketplace and area for temples for the ancient Romans. We took a self-guided tour here as well, and I found it very interesting. Again, it was great to walk around the same streets that would have held so many people two millennia ago. This was also cool, because the city seemed to just let the rocks and columns lay where they fell. The forum sits thirty feet below modern street level. This means that ...

History buffs Untie!

A travel blog entry by londoncalling93

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... The Romans brought with them fascinating items from the empire; togas, sandals, olive oil, wine, turnips & carrots, glass, aqueducts, coins, shops, pears, the calendar, firemen & police, stinging nettles, new gods, a new written language that was taught in schools, amazing roads, amphitheaters, indoor heating, public baths, house cats, roses, cool hair, mosaics and trade partners for British tin, lead and ...

Day Eight: Ruins, Vatican City, & lots of walking

A travel blog entry by mswood

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... amphitheater is the first permanent amphitheater and took eight years to build. It was the site of gladiatorial fights, wild animal fights, and it was connected to the site where gladiators lived and trained. Although all we see are bricks on the facade and interior, it used to be made of various materials - bricks, marble, and travertine - but much of the theater was turned into a quarry for building materials, and later people stole the iron clamps from the ...

Markets, a pyramid and friends

A travel blog entry by silsby

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... his new magic tricks to show them, and insisted that we had to go back to the toy shop, despite Simona and I telling him that it would be shut at 7.30pm on a Sunday evening. But it wasn't, and I came away a little poorer ...

We'd been to the toyshop for him, so now he had to climb the cordonata to the Campidoglio for me. We went around to the right of the town hall to the back where we could overlook the Forum at night. A lot of other, loud, people had ...

Location

This inn, located in the Ponte area of Rome, is near Jewish Roma Walking Tours, San Giovanni Battista dei Fiorentini, Wonderfool, and Via dei Banchi Nuovi.
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