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Book your Guide

You have chosen a place to visit and a tour that best suits your interests and preferences, but how nice would it be to be able to select your very own per...

Covid-19 security protocols

Below, security protocols and practices for COVID-19 that Eyes of Rome will adopt to guarantee the safety of our guests:   Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for traveler...

Eyes of Rome nominated as a Top Travel Company 2021

Our nomination on Lifney Travel Magazine In these difficult times for the tourism industry, being nomineted by Lifney Travel Magazine as a Top Travel Company among many big names,...
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The fascinating structure of the Pantheon

The Pantheon is the best preserved of Rome's ancient buildings, with its wonderful dome, its marble and original columns.   Map of the Pantheon Dedicated to all the gods of Olympus, the Pantheon was erected for the first time by Marcus Agrippa, advisor and son-in-law of the Emperor Augustus. ...
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Lion vs Wolf

Other than historians, there are few people who remember the lion as the powerful symbol of an independent Rome. Most people today think of the she-wolf as the symbol of Rome. Until the Renaissance, however, it was the lion - a symbol of strength, sovereignty and justice — that embodied Rome’s&nb...
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Never Stand Up A Queen

Being the guest of five consecutive popes, and a symbol of the Counter Reformation, Queen Christina is one of the few women buried in the Vatican grotto.   Christina of Sweden, the famous protestant queen who officially embraced Catholicism in 1655, arrived in Rome with full honors by ...
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Conclave

The conclave has been the procedure for choosing the pope for almost a thousand years, the oldest such method in existence.   The Conclave Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation has caused an uproar:as the first papal abdication in 600 years, no one is quite sure how the future 266th leader of ...
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