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Off the Beaten Path: the Aqueduct Park

If you have already seen the main sights of Rome it is worth a visit to see one the sights off the beaten path: the Aqueduct Park. On the Appian Way this park is a chance to see how the

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Baths of Diocletian, Magic and Voodoo Dolls

Baths of Diocletian, Magic and Voodoo Dolls  The Baths of Diocletian were the grandest of the public baths of Imperial Rome. Remains of the baths are open to the public and part of the Museum of Rome. This is an often overlooked

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Christmas Decorations in Rome 2014

The Eternal City prepares for Christmas with trees and lights decking the city. Enjoy our photos of Christmas decorations in Rome 2014. Nicolas Inn wishes a Happy Holidays to all and best wishes for 2015!    

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Domus Aurea Reopens to the Public

  Domus Aurea Reopens to the Public. After years of being closed due to structural damage the Domus Aurea, Nero’s Golden House, reopened to the public on October 26. Visitors are allowed access with guided tours on Saturdays and Sundays

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Churches to see in Rome: Basilica of Santa Prassede

Churches to see in Rome: Basilica of Santa Prassede. A couple blocks from the grand Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore is the small, unassuming Basilica of Santa Prassede. It doesn’t look like much from the outside but those that take

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Rome’s Classical treasures at Palazzo Massimo

What to see in Rome: An awe inspiring collection of Rome’s Classical treasures at Palazzo Massimo. The museum has Greek and Roman sculpture, displays of ancient Roman wall paintings and mosaics.  There are also objects from every day life such

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What to see in Rome: Aventine Hill

What to see in Rome: Aventine Hill. The Aventine Hill is one of the seven hills of ancient Rome. Today it is a peaceful, wealthy residential area with beautifully landscaped streets and gardens. It is an often overlooked area of

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Tips to Survive Rome in the Summer

Summer in Rome is hot & sticky. But there are some ways to make the experience more enjoyable. Here are tips to Survive Rome in the Summer: DRINK WATER Stay hydrated by drinking water. Buy a bottle of water and

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Colosseum Underground and Third Ring Tour

One of the best tours in Rome is the Colosseum Underground and Third Ring Tour. Even if you’ve seen the Colosseum before it’s well worth another visit to view these VIP areas and walk the arena floor. The only way

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Baths of Caracalla: Ancient Rome’s Most Luxurious Baths

Visitors to Rome should not miss out on  seeing the Baths of Caracalla: Ancient Rome’s most luxurious baths. It is one of the largest and best preserved ancient thermal complexes.  The baths were completed in 216 AD, during the reign

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