Ambrit  1920 x 116
Ambrit  1920 x 116
Ambrit  1920 x 116
Marymount - International School Rome
  1. Home
  2. Yellow Pages
  3. Curiosities
Rome workshop has been fixing antique dolls for decades. Fascinating but also slightly creepy, this otherworldly workshop in central Rome has specialised in the repair of antique dolls for more than 60 years. Ancient...
Keats and Shelley are buried in the Non-Catholic Cemetery in the Testaccio area of Rome. Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery, also known as the Protestant Graveyard, is the final resting place of the English Romantic poets Joh...
Ambrit 724 x 450
Rome recreates a miracle snowfall each summer. 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 su...
13th-century Rome cloister is stunning masterpiece of the Middle Ages. To the left of the nave in the Basilica of S. Giovanni in Laterano is a door leading to the chiostro, a mediaeval cloister and the largest of its ki...
The gateway to the monastic garden to the right of the Basilica of S. Croce in Gerusalemme, in Rome's Manzoni area, contains a stunning set of doors designed by the Greek-born artist Jannis Kounellis. Inaugurated in 2...
A Roman jewel of industrial archaeology in Ostiense.Looming large over Rome's Ostiense district, the giant Gasometro, or Gazometro, was once used to store the capital's gas supply but has been abandoned since the 1960s w...
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 street, walking away...
Mouth of Truth remains hugely popular with visitors to Rome. Rome's Bocca della Verità, or Mouth of Truth, is an ancient marble mask which according to the popular mediaeval legend will bite the hand off anybody who has...
The historic Roman art shop Ditta G. Poggi has sold art supplies in Rome for almost two centuries. Founded in 1825, Poggi Belle Arti has three outlets in Rome: Via del Gesù near the Pantheon, Via Cardinale Merry De Val...
A 'keyhole' on Rome's Aventine hill contains a glorious surprise. On the summit of Rome's Aventine hill, near the Giardino degli Aranci or Orange Garden, lies the Church of S. Maria del Priorato. The church is owned...
Paideia 1920x190
Paideia 1920x190
Paideia 1920x190
JCU 320x480
An alchemist's magic door can be found in Rome's Piazza Vittorio park. The Alchemical Door, also known as the Magic Portal or the Alchemy Gate, is located in the grounds of the former Villa Palombara, today a park in th...
Visitors to Orvieto, near Rome, can traverse the 248 steps of St Patrick's Well. St Patrick’s Well, or Il Pozzo di S. Patrizio, is one of the highlights of the charming cathedral city of Orvieto in south-west Umbria, lo...
Coppedè district in Rome contains a magical mix of architectural styles. Rome's little-known Coppedè quarter, part of the Trieste suburb, is marked by an eclectic and original mixture of architectural styles and buildin...
Emelyn Story memorial in Rome is known as the Angel of Grief. The Angel of Grief is one of the most poignant and photographed memorials in Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery, located in the shadow of the pyramid of Caius Cest...
Skulls and bones of the Capuchin friars on Via Veneto in Rome. The vaults and walls of the crypt in the Capuchin church on Rome's Via Veneto host the bones and skulls of some 3,700 monks who died between 1600 and 1800....
The Changing of the Guard ceremony takes place in front of Rome's Palazzo del Quirinale, the seat of the President of Italy, every Sunday afternoon. The colourful military spectacle, which is free and lasts around 20 min...
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia