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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 […]

28
November
2018

Who was Gian Lorenzo Bernini?

Who was Gian Lorenzo Bernini?

Gian Lorenzo Bernini may not be as well-known as Michelangelo or DaVinci, but he was an important Roman artist of […]

27
November
2018

Is the Vatican City open during Christmas time?

Is the Vatican City open during Christmas time?

Whilst some parts of the city will be closed come, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, the whole of […]

27
November
2018

What is the best time of day to visit the Vatican?

What is the best time of day to visit the Vatican?

Limited time at Vatican City? Well, don’t just stand there and grumble, read our top tips here to avoid the […]

27
November
2018

Why is Pope Julius II important?

Why is Pope Julius II important?

Pope Julius II is known as the greatest art patron of the papal line. He was nicknamed ‘The Warrior Pope,’ […]

27
November
2018

Which are the best museums to visit?

Which are the best museums to visit?

Displaying over 20,000 works of art collected by several popes over the past few centuries, the Vatican Museums are a […]

24
October
2018

Why you should visit the Vatican Historical Museum

Why you should visit the Vatican Historical Museum

With a unique collection of portraits of the past popes, the Vatican Historical Museum is a great place to learn […]

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