The basilica of Santa Maria in Navicella


Santa Maria in Domnica, also known as Santa Maria alla navicella It is a basilica in Rome. It stands on the top of the Celio hill, in the current Piazza della Navicella. It is the seat of the Titulus S. Mariae in Domnica, established in 678 by Pope Agathon. The attribute “in Domnica” has been the subject of different interpretations. One derives it from dominicum, “of the Lord”. Another refers to the name of Ciriaca, a woman who lived near the church, and whose name would have meant "belonging to the Lord". The alternative attribute "alla navicella" refers to [...]

The basilica of Santa Maria in Navicella2023-11-28T21:36:34+00:00

The basilica of San Clemente


This historic basilica is located just 200 meters from the B&B Colosseum Suite The Basilica of San Clemente is one of the most important in Rome, not only from an artistic point of view but also from a historical point of view because it well represents a city that was built in overlapping layers. It is located about three hundred meters beyond the Colosseum, on the slightly uphill road that leads to San Giovanni in Laterano. It takes its name from Pope St. Clement, third successor of St. Peter, who died around the year 100 AD. Until a hundred years ago it was the [...]

The basilica of San Clemente2023-11-17T16:11:05+00:00

Itinerary to the discovery of Christian Rome


A journey through the most significant and central places in the history of Rome and the Church City with a millenary history and ancient religious tradition, Rome is the heart of Catholic Christianity, the place where history and millennial art blend with the faith, giving an extraordinary synthesis of magnificience and beauty. The proposed itinerary guides the visitor to the discovery of the most important and central places in the history of Rome and the Church, places where you can taste the history of men who have dedicated their lives to the Church and to spreading its message. The itinerary [...]

Itinerary to the discovery of Christian Rome2021-11-09T10:29:42+00:00

Itinerary to discover archaeological Rome


An amazing journey back in time... Considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Rome can include numerous interesting monuments, testimony of nearly three millennia of history. Like other similar cities , the Capital has many faces, and with the passing of centuries every epoch has left its imprint. The itinerary proposes an extraordinary journey back in time to discover some of the most important archaeological testimonies of Rome, from the Colosseum to the Ara Pacis. Our itinerary in the Eternal City, suspended between history and legend, begins at the Colosseum, originally known as Amphitheatrum Flavium, as well [...]

Itinerary to discover archaeological Rome2021-11-09T10:37:20+00:00

The Basilica and the Monastery of the Santi Quattro Coronati


This historic-architectural complex is just 200 metres from our B&B Bellezza al Colosseo and 300 metres from our Guest House Colosseum Terrace Suite. It is a architectonical complex not very well known to the majority of tourists who flock to the most famous Colosseum, Trevi, Vatican, and so on, but not for this less important to understand what was the historical and artistic evolution of Rome in the centuries. Perhaps not everyone knows that the area of the Colosseum in the past centuries, although in ruins, has always been in Rome of strategic importance in the Middle Ages, because [...]

The Basilica and the Monastery of the Santi Quattro Coronati2021-11-09T10:26:22+00:00

Itinerary to discover the medieval and modern Rome


Discovering some fascinating monuments that are located in this period City of ancient History, Rome is famous in the world for its many monuments and archaeological sites but, like other cities that have a long history, even the Capital has many faces. In fact, with the passing of centuries every age has left its imprint. In particular, walking around the city you can admire fascinating monuments dating back to the medieval and modern period, testimony of a less distant past but not for this less interesting. The itinerary guides the visitor to the discovery of some of the most [...]

Itinerary to discover the medieval and modern Rome2021-11-09T10:28:16+00:00

The path of the papal way


The journey accomplished in the past by the popes, following their election The way of the papal way is a fascinating pedestrian itinerary that guides visitors to the discovery of churches and monuments of Rome. It is the path accomplished in the past by the popes following their election and taking possession of Rome as Bishops of the city. The itinerary starts from the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano to the Basilica of St. Peter and vice versa, passing through Via dei Santi Quattro, the Colosseum, Via dei Fori Imperiali and the Prison Mamertino. A religious path, without any [...]

The path of the papal way2021-11-09T10:31:01+00:00

Itinerary to discover Bernini’s masterpieces in Rome


A series of masterpieces absolutely not to be missed Architect, painter and perhaps the greatest sculptor of the Seventeenth century, Giovan Lorenzo Bernini, better known as Gian Lorenzo Bernini, is considered by all as the greatest protagonist of the Baroque figurative culture. His wonderful works have marked the artistic history of the Roman seventeenth century and from him Rome has acquired the baroque aspect that is still possible to admire walking around the city. Our proposed itinerary guides the tourist between the streets and the squares of Rome on the traces of Bernini, discovering some of his most famous works. [...]

Itinerary to discover Bernini’s masterpieces in Rome2021-11-09T10:31:43+00:00

Itinerary to discover The Ancient Rome


A series of monuments from the Millenary history... Rome is a city of millenary history and every corner conceals secrets and fascinating places, some of which are less known but not less interesting. Strolling through its streets you can stumble on interesting and evocative monuments from the very ancient origins. The itinerary guides the tourist to the discovery of some monuments of ancient Rome, some visible also from the outside, others open only by reservation and for groups. The first stage of our itinerary is the Mausoleum del Monte del Grano in Piazza dei Tribunali, one of the largest burial [...]

Itinerary to discover The Ancient Rome2021-11-09T10:27:15+00:00

Itinerary: Discovering Secret Rome


An unusual walking in Rome, away from the crowed and most touristic places In every city there are less famous places that escape the eyes of tourists and curiosity that only few know, but a city like Rome, so large and from the millenary history, has a large number of them. Here is a fascinating itinerary to discover a secret and unusual Rome, away from the most crowded and touristic places. The first stage is the historic Palazzetto Zuccari in Piazza Trinità dei Monti, popularly called the House of Monsters. Built in Baroque style in 1592 on a project by [...]

Itinerary: Discovering Secret Rome2021-11-09T10:30:24+00:00
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