Amongst the many beautiful estates built for the Roman nobility, Villa Torlonia is the most recent one and one of the most memorable. In its layout we can find a rich variety of buildings, each and everyone with their own character, crowned by the originality of its English styled gardens very rarely seen in Rome.

Major Papal Basilica Saint Mary Major There is a church on the Esquiline hill, in Rome, called Santa Maria Maggiore or Saint Mary Major. This church is one of four major papal Basilicas and the largest Marian church in Rome. Every year, on August the 5th something strange and beautiful happens around this fascinating church:

A labyrinth of narrow streets, paved with “sampietrini” (cobblestones made of flint stone and carved with an ancient technique, typical of Rome), overlooked by lots of restaurants and bars, open day and night: welcome to Trastevere, one of the most charming among Rome’s neighborhoods. It’s an ancient neighborhood, lying on an inhabited area that dates

Santa Maria del Popolo is one of those churches where you can travel in time as far back as 1099 when it was first built under the Pope Pasqual the II. It stands on the very edge of the historical center of the city, right by the main northern gate of Rome called The Flaminian