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Unbelievable, but true! Until the 1960s, an eagle and a she-Wolf, the symbols of Rome, were locked up in a cage at the foot of the Campidoglio Hill.
The Campidoglio, is the smallest of the seven hills of Rome and is the hill on which Rome was founded. The Campidoglio is also the seat of the municipality of Rome. It was designed by Michelangelo in the sixteenth century. At the center of the trapezoidal square is the statue of Marcus Aurelius. The…
Campidoglio The smallest of the seven hills of Ancient Rome, Capitoline Hill is the most important. At the center of politics and religion in Rome, it solidified itself as the symbol of rome's reign. While the Capitoline Museums are home to Roman statues, inscriptions and other artifacts.
By the commission of Pope Paul III in the mid-16th century, Michelangelo renovated two palaces and designed a third, creating the Piazza del Campidoglio that modern museum-goers experience. The Capitoline Museums occupy two of the palaces, Palazzo dei Conservatori and Palazzo Nuovo, which face each…
Beautiful square with a central bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor. The Capitoline Museums host the famous bronze Capitoline Wolf with Romolus and Remus, the symbol of Rome!
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