No matter if you’re a tourist or a local, if you’ve been walking around the center of Rome chances are that, in the middle of the day, you’ve heard a loud bang coming from the area. What you’ve been hearing every day at noon is a cannon. Yep – a cannon located right on top
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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.
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Rome, with its streets, alleys and fountains, has been the perfect location to host quality movies producers, both local and international, since film making has taken its first steps. Among them, it is impossible to forget works that have become masterpieces in the history of filming. Just to mention a few ones: “Rome, Open City”
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Piazza Navona is one of the most beautiful and fascinating places in the center of Rome. Its current aspect is a consequence of the patronage from one of the most well-known patrician families, the Pamphilis. Through it, they wanted to celebrate their nobility, which had been overshadowed by the political and social rise of their