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Anne heselton (AVH)
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Treasure Hunt for Children
Rome lends itself so well to a children's treasure hunt especially if based around animals. The crest of the Pamphilj family is the dove which can be seen all over the city including inside the church of Sant'Andrea al Quirinale. This church was designed by...
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12 Riones of Rome - Testaccio
It is no secret that we love Testaccio and would make it our home if we could. One of the many reasons that we are attracted to the area is the connection to the history of food in the city. In the Republican era this area was chosen as the site of the new ...
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12 Riones of Rome - Monti
In ancient Roman times Monti was known as the Suburra, a low class slum full of pimps and prostitutes. The fire wall that separated Suburra from the Imperial Forums can still be seen. Today the ivy clad streets are home to vintage shops and trendy eateries....
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12 Riones of Rome - Trevi
The name Trevi possibly comes from the three streets that lead to Piazza dei Crociferi. The most famous monument of this district is, of course, the Trevi Fountain  but just around the corner can be found the Citta del Acqua. Here  y ou can descend the stai...
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Riones of Rome - Esquilino
This rione  owes its name to one of the seven hills of Rome on which it stands. In the time of Emperor Augustus the gardens of Maecenas were built here. Today the area has roads and squares modelled on the city of Turin which were built at the time of the U...
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