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This historic Roman thoroughfare, named after pope Julius II, was created in the early sixteenth century to connect the Vatican with the Ponte Sisto. It was long one of the city's most fashionable streets and wealthy citizens built impressive residences here.
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The basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere, originally from the early third century, is one of the oldest churches in Rome. It is best known for its magnificent mosaics from the twelfth and thirteenth century that decorate the building's interior and exterior.
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One of many beautiful squares in the city, the Piazza del Quirinale is located near the palace of the same name, home to the president of Italy. At the center of the square stands the Dioscuri Fountain.
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The Gianicolo or Janiculum Hill is often considered the "Eighth Hill of Rome", referring to the famed seven hills around which Ancient Rome was built. There are quite a few interesting sights on the hill, including several patriotic monuments.
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Located in the southern bend of the Tiber as the river makes its way through the city of Rome, Tiber Island is a small boat-shaped isle that has been associated with healing since the era of the Roman Republic.
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Its name translated as "field of flowers", the Campo de' Fiori was once a meadow. Today, the square is best known for its daily lively market. A statue reminds us of the square's gruesome history as a site of public executions.
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Most people regard the Ponte Sant'Angelo as the most beautiful bridge in Rome. Its origin goes back to the second century AD; the famous statues of angels that flank the bridge were added in the seventeenth century.
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The Palazzo Doria Pamphilj is one of the largest and most magnificent palaces in the center of Rome. The seventeenth century palace is home to the Galleria Doria Pamphilj, a gallery with an exquisite collection of paintings and sculpture.
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Established in the late fifteenth century, Rome's Capitoline Museums provide an impressive look at Roman art and archaeology. The museums are housed in two palaces designed by Michelangelo.
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Built to honor the Roman goddess of peace, the Ara Pacis is a stunning example of early Roman sculpture. The altar symbolized the establishment of peace in the Roman Empire.
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