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Art Museum
“Big museum with paints, sculptures, Ancient Egypt, Roman Empire, Renaissance. The best time is early morning at 9.00! You won't have to wait on a crazy line!”
444 locals recommend
Castle
“Known as Hadrian's Tomb, the Castel Sant'Angelo is a fortress located on the right bank of the Tiber, a short distance from the Vatican City.Construction of the building began in the year 135 under the direction of the Emperor Hadrian, who intended to use it as mausoleum for himself and his family. It was finished in the year 139 and a short time later, it became a military building, which in the year 403 would be integrated to the Aurelian Walls. In the year 590, while a great epidemic of plague devastated the city, the Pope Gregory I had a vision of Saint Michael the Archangel on top of the castle, announcing the end of the epidemic. In memory of the apparition the building is crowned with a statue of an angel. In the year 1277 an 800 metre fortified corridor was built that connected the castle with the Vatican City so that the Pope could escape in the event that he were in danger. During the sieges that occurred in Rome during 1527, the Pope Clement VII used the fortress as a refuge.”
337 locals recommend
Church
“The absolute highlight of the route through the Vatican museums is a visit to the Sistine Chapel (Capella Sistina). The name is derived from the founder of the chapel, pope Sixtus IV. The impressive ceiling of this 15th-century Sistine Chapel was painted in the 16th century by Michelangelo. It portrays the story of creation, the great flood and other scenes. The side walls are equally beautiful with paintings of the life of Jesus made by Ghirlandaio, Botticelli, Perugino, Pinturicchio and others. The wall behind the alter shows Michelangelo's painting of the ‘Last Judgement’. The Sistine Chapel is mostly known for being the space where the cardinals meet for conclave when electing a new pope. When a new pope is being elected, smoke comes from the chapel's chimney twice a day. White smoke means a new pope has been elected, while black smoke means the cardinals were not yet successful in their mission. ”
94 locals recommend
Art Museum
“For most travelers, touring the Vatican is a one-day trip, and that’s exactly what we suggest, using a whole day for it. In addition, we highly recommend signing on to a good guided tour to the Vatican. This will not only help you navigate the maze of the Vatican Museums (and make sure you don’t miss any of the truly important stuff), but also help you understand the context of what you’re seeing as well.”
95 locals recommend
Museum
“For a beautiful run, or a walk, or bicycle tour.... Is the biggest park inside Rome. From here you are really close to the Roman block "Gianicolo" and "Trastevere". We suggest to do all in one day.”
21 locals recommend
Art Museum
“It is really a jewel of Beauty! On Saturday mornings a special guided tour in English and renaissance music. Amazing paintings by Raffaello, Giulio Romano e Sebastiano del Piombo. Opposite to it the Palazzo Corsini and the Botanical Garden.”
36 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“4 mins walk The Galleria Corsini is the only collection of paintings in Rome dating from the 1700s that remains intact to this day and is displayed in accordance with the exhibition installation dating from that period. Located in a magnificent 18th century palace, It features amongst many others, works by Caravaggio, Beato Angelico and Rubens. ”
14 locals recommend
Church
“The so-called Tempietto (Italian: "small temple") built by Donato Bramante in the courtyard of San Pietro in Montorio, is considered a masterpiece of High Renaissance Italian architecture.”
29 locals recommend
History Museum
“is located in the former monastery of Sant'Egidio, where the barefoot Carmelite monks lived until the fall of Rome. After it was restored, in 1976, the building became home to the Museum of Folklore and Roman poets, where materials on popular Roman traditions from the Museum of Rome and the Gabinetto Comunale delle Stampe were stored. In 2000, it was reopened to the public with the name of the Museum of Rome in Trastevere. The new renovations allow for a use of the building that is much more responsive to the current needs of the museum, lending itself particularly to the organization of temporary exhibitions especially of photography, performances, conferences and concerts. The museum's permanent collection shows the most important aspects of popular Roman life from the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, filtered through the tastes and beliefs of the artists and folklorists who represented it. The main themes in the collection are fashion, popular dances, secular and religious festivals, and crafts. ”
8 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“If you are looking for a bit of irony in Freak style but in the heart of San Pietro, this is the place for you. For a gin or vodka when your feet hurt from walking all day.”
6 locals recommend
History Museum
“This charming (free!) museum brings back to life the history of the historic battle that took place here in 1849 between the revolutionaries of the "Roman Republic" and the French troops supporting the Pope.”
6 locals recommend
Castle
“it was originally built by Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum, after was fortified and turned into a fortress, and used by the popes in case of danger. A secret corridor connects the Castel with St Peter”
5 locals recommend
Castle
“Castel Sant'Angelo deve la sua importanza alla trasformaziome da Mausoleo dell imperatore romano Adriao 123 dc in fortezza medievale rinascimentale dei papi, Incredibile è anche la sua terrazza panoramica.”
1 local recommends
History Museum
“More sculpture than building, this architecturally significant temple was built on the spot of Saint Peter's crucifixion”
8 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
Church
“Hidden beneath the famous St. Peter's Basilica is a veritable city of the dead that may hold the remains of St. Peter himself”
1 local recommends