The Miracle of the Snow

Each year on 5 August Rome's Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore celebrates La Madonna della Neve (Our Lady of the Snows) by recreating a miracle snowfall during the height of summer. According to legend...
Esquilino Curiosities in Esquilino

Largo degli Acetari

Extremely well hidden, Largo degli Acetari is an enchanting scene that will only reveal itself to those who really set out to find it. Head to Via del Pellegrino 19 (the first left onto a small side s...

Hollywood tutto sul Cinema

With customers including Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, this small but well-stocked Roman shop (the first in Italy to specialise in auteur cinema) has a collection of about 5,000 movies to buy or...
Campo de' Fiori Curiosities in Campo de' Fiori

Candle’s Store

Candles galore awaits you in this family-run candle making business. All the candles are hand made and come in every imaginable size, colour and shape.
S. Lorenzo Curiosities in S. Lorenzo

Best views of Rome

Best views in Rome. There are as many good views of the city as there are hills of Rome. The famous ones are the view from the Pincio, from the Fontanone on the Gianicolo and from the top of St Peter'...

Crypt of the Capuchins

The Cappuccini on Via Veneto. In the basement of the Capuchin church in Via Veneto, there is an unusually artistic cemetery where the bones of 4,000 monks who died between 1600 and 1800 decorate the v...
Veneto Curiosities in Veneto

Palazzo Spada

On the ground floor of the elegant Palazzo Spada you can admire a magnificent colonnade with an enormous statue of Mars at the end. This is a clever trick of perspective by Borromini, because the gall...
Campo de' Fiori Curiosities in Campo de' Fiori

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