Category: italy

By the skate park under the new bridge. I like…

By the skate park under the new bridge. I like that mushroom!

Written along the tevere,  it means roughly – …

Written along the tevere,  it means roughly – like the river that runs, nothing ends.

Basilica of Maxentius, Rome, Italy. 

Basilica of Maxentius, Rome, Italy. 

Antiikin Historia ja Kulttuuri: Maxentiuksen ja Konstantinuksen Basilika (in Finnish) 

The Curia, first Roman senate house was buil…

The Curia, first Roman senate house was built by Tullus Hostilius at the northwest corner of the Forum square. The Curia which stands today was begun by Julius Caesar in 44 B.C. Rome,

Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli. Tivoli (the…

Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli. Tivoli (the Ancient Tibur, 23 kilometers from Rome) is the site of an imposing architectural complex, Hadrian’s Villa. Built between the years 118 and 134. It were meant to remind emperor Hadrian of the places he most loved in Greece and the Near East. Hadrian’s Villa is one of Italian UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli. Tivoli (the…

Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli. Tivoli (the Ancient Tibur, 23 kilometers from Rome) is the site of an imposing architectural complex, Hadrian’s Villa. Built between the years 118 and 134. It were meant to remind emperor Hadrian of the places he most loved in Greece and the Near East. Hadrian’s Villa is one of Italian UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 

Three remaining columns of the Temple of Apo…

Three remaining columns of the Temple of Apollo which was situated in front of the Theater of Marcellus. Rome, Italy. 

San Pietro in Vincoli (Saint Peter in Chain…

San Pietro in Vincoli (Saint Peter in Chains) is a Roman Catholic titular church and minor basilica in Rome, Italy, best known for being the home of Michelangelo’s statue of Moses, part of the tomb of Pope Julius II. Rome, Italy. 

Beautiful bird view of the Colosseum. Photo…

Beautiful bird view of the Colosseum. Photographer unknown. Rome, Italy. 

The Swiss Guard at the bronze gate, Vatican,…

The Swiss Guard at the bronze gate, Vatican, Rome, Italy.