tour of the centrale montemartini in rome

Centrale Montemartini

Tour of the Centrale Montemartini in Rome The termal power station dedicated to the alderman Giovanni Montemartini was inaugurated on 1912, along Via Ostiense, in a neighborhood that was under a systematic industrialization. The Centrale Montemartini That area showed huge benefits for the establishment of factories and mills: It was located near the Tiber and […]

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Castel Sant’Angelo

Tour of Castel Sant’Angelo Castel Sant’Angelo (or Castle of the Holy Angel), our tour’s subject, is the result of the transformation of the funeral monument of the emperor Hadrian. The construction of the mausoleum started in 130 a.D., inspired from the mausoleum of Augustus, and it has been completed only after the death of Antoninus […]

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Villa Giulia

Tour of the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia The tour of the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia begins less than a km from Porta Flaminia and the famous Piazza del Popolo, a very short distance from Via Flaminia. The Etruscan Museum is hosted in the beautiful Renaissance Villa Giulia, built by Pope Julius […]

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Villa Farnesina

Villa Farnesina in Rome The tour of Villa Farnesina begins in the famous Trastevere neighborhood in Rome, in via Lungara 230. Villa Farnesina was commissioned to the architect Baldassare Peruzzi by the rich Sienese banker Agostino Chigi. The villa was begun in 1506 and in 1511 it was already completed. During the tour itinerary we […]

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L. Pigorini Museum

Tour of “Pigorini” museum The tour of the L. Pigorini Museum, also known as National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography of Rome, begins in the district EUR, designed for the Universal Exhibition of Rome, which was to take place in 1942 to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the fascist march on Rome in 1922, the […]

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Palazzo Massimo

Palazzo Massimo and the National Roman Museum One of the headquarters of the National Roman Museum, a treasure trove of artifacts of ancient Rome, is located in Palazzo Massimo, just a few steps form Termini Station. Palazzo Massimo is a neoclassical building, class=”s1″>built between 1883 and 1887, for the Jesuit Father Massimiliano Massimo, and was […]

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Palazzo Doria Pamphilj

Tour of Palazzo Doria Pamphilj The tour of the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj begins in the heart of Rome, from the Via del Corso, a few hundred meters from Piazza Venezia. The building that we will visit dates back to Giovanni Fazio Sanctorius (or Santoro), cardinal of Santa Sabina, who between 1505 and 1507 built a […]

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Palazzo Barberini

Tour of Palazzo Barberini and National Gallery of Rome Take a look to our tour to Palazzo Barberini and to the National Gallery of Ancient Art of Rome! Tour of Palazzo Barberini The tour starts at Palazzo Barberini (in english, Barberini Palace), built for the Cardinal Maffeo Barberini, who became pontiff in 1623 with the […]

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Palazzo Altemps and the National Roman Museum

Tour of Palazzo Altemps and the National Roman Museum The tour of Palazzo Altemps, which take his name from the cardinal Marco Sittico Altemps, will take the visitors to the exhibition of antiquarian collections of the National Roman Museum statuary. In fact, during the Palazzo Altemps and National Roman Museum tour, we will admire the […]

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National Museum of Musical Instruments

National Museum of Musical Instruments More than 150000 items from different historical periods! The tour of the National Museum of Musical Instruments starts at Palazzina Samoggia the current exhibition venue, the former “Prince of Piedmont” barracks , next to the church of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, an area rich in important archaeological sites of ancient […]

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