Cultural Tours

Tuesday, September 3rd 2019

Tours and visits for participants and accompanying persons

 

The Jewish Ghetto

The Jewish Ghetto | Cultural Tours | Building Simulation 2019 Rome

 

 

 

 

An accompanied walk from Castel Sant’Angelo, way through Via dei Banchi Vecchi, Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Farnese and Piazzetta Mattei with explanation of the city. This tour will offer the opportunity to visit the Jewish Ghetto with its complex variety of history, architecture and tradition, ending with a typical dinner. The Jewish Ghetto is one of the most fascinating areas of Rome, one with the highest number of examples of Roman and Medieval architecture – out of the very few – that still stand in Rome.

Meeting Point: Castel Sant’Angelo

Price € (VAT included): available soon

Ancient Rome Tour

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The Roman Forum and Colosseum is a must-see when you visit Rome for the first time. Skip the time consuming lines and take a tour through one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world – the Coliseum (aka Colosseum and the Colosseo) and Ancient Rome. See the political and social center of an Empire that would rule from Portugal to Iran, from Britain to all the north of Africa – the Imperial Roman Forum.

Meeting Point: Piazza Venezia

Price € (VAT included): available soon

Baroque Rome

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Piazza Navona, which displays the genius of Bernini and Borromini, is one of the finest Baroque masterpieces in papal Rome. The site for today’s square is built on the ancient Stadium of Domitian. The magnificent church of Sant’Agnese in Agone was designed by Francesco Borromini.
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Altemps Palace, originally built by a Roman noble family, is built around a delightful courtyard decorated by a monumental fountain standing in the middle. This magnificent palace hosts a really remarkable collection of antiquities from the classical world as well as from Egypt.

Meeting Point: Piazza Navona

Price € (VAT included): available soon

Christian Rome and Vatican Museums

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A walk through the popular city district of Monti starting from the hidden church of Santa Pudenziana, and the Patriarchal Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, real triumph of Roman and medieval mosaics, which contains the holy relic of the manger that was the first cradle of Jesus. The church of Santa Praxedes follows with its Carolingian mosaics of the ninth century.  The tour ends at the church of San Pietro in Vincoli which, according the tradition, hosts the chains the apostle Peter was imprisoned with and the famous Moses by Michelangelo.

Meeting Point: Via Urbana, 160

Price € (VAT included): available soon

Borghese Art Gallery

Borghese Art Gallery | Cultural Tours | Building Simulation 2019 Rome

The Galleria Borghese includes twenty rooms across two floors. The main floor is mostly devoted to classical antiquities of the 1st-4th centuries AD, including a famous mosaic of gladiators, and classical and neo-classical sculptures such as the Venus Victrix. Galleria Borghese also houses works by Caravaggio, Titian‘s Sacred and Profane Love, Raphael’s Entombment of hrist and works by Peter Paul Rubens.

Meeting Point: Piazzale Scipione Borghese, 5

Price (€ VAT included): available soon

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