2700 years of Rome's history in three hours? Difficult, but I'm not giving up! I will tell you about the founding of the Eternal City by Romulus, about the Capitol Hill, about Ancient Rome from kingdom to republic and, finally, the Great Roman Empire. You will hear many legends and immerse yourself in the flavor of the city and the Italian way of life. Individual excursion for 1-6 people Duration 3 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot € 125 per excursion Price for 1-6 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Artifacts of bygone eras We will visit the Pantheon - the best-preserved antique building in the world - and the ruins of Roman temples in Piazza Torre Argentina. You will learn about the way of life in the ancient city, about the construction of the Colosseum, circuses and stadiums, as well as why there are so many Egyptian obelisks in Rome. We will see one of the first Roman palazzo of the Italian Renaissance, talk about Raphael and his posthumous adventures
Brilliant art Piazza Navona is considered the most beautiful square in the world. Here I will tell you about Lorenzo Bernini and introduce you to the Baroque era. The architectural complex was built by a famous Roman family who received the papacy. After exploring their house, where the Brazilian embassy and the famous fountain are now located, we will head to the Church of Sant'Ignazio. Looking at the "fake" dome, you will understand that 3D technologies were known to monks back in the 17th century
Recent history of Italy You will take a look into the Jewish quarter, little known to the general public, and learn about the difficult fate of this ancient people in Rome: from the ghetto times to the Second World War. You will hear about the unification of Italy, Napoleon, the era of Mussolini and see the villa where Sophia Loren lived, and you can also taste delicious local pastries. In Piazza Venezia, we will see the Vittoriano monument or "Altar of the Fatherland", which the Romans call the denture, after which we will go up to the observation deck of the Capitol. You will have a panoramic view of the center of Rome, multi-layered, like a lasagna.
- We meet in Piazza Venezia and end there.
- Additional expenses: food and drinks.
- We will walk a lot, and since Rome stands on seven hills, comfortable shoes will definitely not hurt!
The excursion starts at Piazza Venezia. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.