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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 protocol

Below, the security protocols that Eyes of Rome will adopt to guarantee the safety of our guests:   Masks must be worn indoors and outdoors by the guide and the participan...

COVID-19 una catastrofe o un opportunità?

The following article is written in italian as it addresses our italian Partner Hotels only. L’emergenza Coronavirus ha messo a dura prova il settore turistico senza ombra di dubb...
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How the Romans tricked the gods

In Ancient Rome there was a special order of high priests called Fetiales in charge of the relationships between Rome and its neighbors. These priests had another important task. They also linked the Romans to their divinities. In fact, the relationships, friendly or belligerent, between people ha...
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Rome in the Movies

“Rome does not need to make culture. It is culture”Federico Fellini Rome is a world-famous capital of cinema and many famous movies were shot or set in the Eternal City. Rome’s monuments, squares and churches have been transformed into wonderful film sets by the greatest directors in the world!...
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When in Rome

Rome's local secrets finally uncovered! When you come to Rome you definitely have to visit a number of must-see places among unique archeological sites, memorable museums and the most-scenic squares. But once you are done with that, what else can you do to go back home with the authentic flavor of...
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The Fountain of the Four Rivers

The fountain of the Four Rivers by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini is one of the most spectacular fountains in the world. HISTORY In order to celebrate the Jubilee of the year 1650 and to celebrate the papal family, Pope Innocent X Pamphjli decided to adorn the wonderful Piazza Navona, whi ...
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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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Feasting Roman Style

At a Roman feast, lavish foods like roasted peacock and ostriches were essential components of the cuisine of the upper class. Eating habits in Ancient Rome were significantly different from the eating habits of current Romans. These differences can be attributed to differences in lifestyle and dai ...
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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 personal tour guide too? On top of that, what if you could connect with your guide beforehand and make a new frie ...
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Vatican Graffiti

Imagine the surprise and astonishment people must have felt upon entering the apartment of Pope Julius II, with its marvelous frescoes by Raphael and his school. Graffiti dated 1729 in the Heliodoro Room Raphael was the most admired among the artists- especially during the XVII and XVIII centuries. ...
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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 ...