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March
2019

What Does the Arch of Titus represent?

What Does the Arch of Titus represent?

There are only two arches left that exist as remnants of the Roman Empire. The Arch of Titus is one […]

25
February
2019

Why is the Sistine Chapel so important?

Why is the Sistine Chapel so important?

Italy’s most treasured landmark lies in the heart of the Vatican City – The Sistine Chapel. It brings millions of travellers […]

16
February
2019

A detailed description of the Sistine Chapel’s Ceiling

A detailed description of the Sistine Chapel’s Ceiling

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most visited locations in all of Europe. Home to the famous fresco ceiling done […]

4
February
2019

How do they choose who will be Pope?

How do they choose who will be Pope?

There have been an endless number of Popes through Rome’s history, 266 to be exact. Some reigned for long, some […]

25
January
2019

The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

The Roman Empire is an ancient civilisation and one of history’s most legendary sovereign states. It was a powerful civilisation […]

27
December
2018

How did the Vatican Gardens Begin?

How did the Vatican Gardens Begin?

The exclusive Vatican Gardens are a tranquil paradise away from the crowds. They make up a 1/3 of the entire […]

19
December
2018

When was the Colosseum built?

When was the Colosseum built?

The Colosseum towers over Rome’s city streets, with its ancient arena listed as one of the most recognisable landmarks in the […]

6
December
2018

Who were the Vestal Virgins?

Who were the Vestal Virgins?

The Vestal Virgins were once the most powerful women in Ancient Rome. They were the priestesses of Vesta and had […]

29
November
2018

What are the best art pieces to see in Vatican City?

What are the best art pieces to see in Vatican City?

The Vatican City has over 7 kilometres of art galleries, creating an endless trail of beauty, find out the best […]

28
November
2018

Who is Antonio Canova?

Who is Antonio Canova?

Antonio Canova was an Italian sculptor who was one of the leading advocates for the 18th and early 19th century’s […]

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