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Castel Sant’Angelo

Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00186 Roma

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Castel Sant' Angelo is located on the banks of the Tiber close to the Vatican. This Fortress was built as a mausoleum for the Emperor Hadrian (AD130-139), but it has also been a prison and a papal residence. At present it has various exhibits ranging from Renaissance paintings and pottery to antique military weapons. The view from the terrace is amazing.

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Colloseum - tickets on-line

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The Roman Colosseum, originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, was commisioned in AD 72 by Emperor Vespasian. It was completed by his son, Titus, in 80, with later improvements by Domitian. It was built to a practical design, with its 80 arched entrances allowing easy access to 55,000 spectators, who were seated according to rank. It is the huge ellipse 188m long and 156 wide. Originally 240 masts were attached to stone corbels on the 4th level.

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National Museum of Pasta Foods

Via Flaminia 141, Roma

webmuseodellapasta.it phone+39 06 69 91 120

Located in Piazza Scanderbeg 117 in Rome (few steps from the Trevi Fountain, at the foot of the Quirinale Palace), the only one museum of its kind in the world. In its eleven exhibition rooms you will discover eight centuries of the national “first course”, the Italian invention that the world envies us! Open daily from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. The fee € 10,00 for adults.

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St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican

Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano

webvaticanstate.va phone+39 06 698 83731

A major basilica in Vatican City, an enclave of Rome, one of the largest church ever built and it remains one of the holiest sites in Christendom. St. Peter's Basilica stands on the traditional site where Peter - the apostle who is considered the first pope - was crucified and buried. St. Peter's tomb is under the main altar and many other popes are buried in the basilica as well. Originally founded by Constantine in 324, rebuilt in the 16th cent. by renaissance masters including Bramante, Michelangelo and Bernini.

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Vatican Museums

Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma

webvaticanstate.va phone+39 06 6988 3332

The Vatican Museums contain masterpieces of painting, sculpture and other works of art collected by the popes through the centuries. The Museums include several monumental works of art, such as the Sistine Chapel, the Chapel of Beato Angelico, the Raphael Rooms and Loggia and the Borgia Apartment. Open every weekday morning and in the early afternoon in summer. Entry is free on the last Sunday of every month.

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Sistine Chapel

Sistine chapel, 00120, Vatikán


Thanks to the extraordinary talent of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), the Sistine Chapel (Cappella Sistina) in Vatican City has become one of the most famous art galleries in the western world. Michelangelo's famous Sistine ceiling depicts scenes from Genesis in dramatic and moving detail, while The Last Judgment on the end wall is striking and powerful. The side walls are covered with important Renaissance frescoes by other artists, depicting biblical scenes and contemporary popes.

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Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri

Piazza della Repubblica, Roma

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A unique Renaissance church designed by Michelangelo, located in piazza della Repubblica, near railway station Termini. It was built inside the Roman walls of the Baths of Diocletian. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, to the angels, and to the Christian slaves who died building the baths. It is filled with art, monumental tombs and also has some holy relics.

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Italian Ticket Office: tickets for cultural events

Kartner strasse 51, A-1010 Vienna

webitalianticketoffice.it phone +43 1 513 11 11

The Italian Ticket Office is the Austrian company located in Vienna. You can buy comfortably from home e-tickets for many cultural events worldwide via this portal. Just be careful about price: you pay for the ticket + 4% system fee + 26% charge fee. So the final price is about 31% higher.

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TicketOne: tickets for cultural and sports events

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TicketOne is the Italian e-shop where you can buy tickets on-line for concerts, theatres, opera, musicals, cabarets and other cultural and also sport events in Rome, Milan, Turin, Bari, Naples, Bogna and other Italian cities. TicketOne is the leader in Italy in its own industry with several millions of tickets sold through its multi-channel platform.

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