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Rome, the â€˜Eternal Cityâ€™, was the cultural epicentre of Europe for 1500 years, and world-famous buildings and monuments across the city act as enduring reminders of its importance in European history. Within the city borders also lies the smallest independent nation in the world, Vatican City.
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The Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius is a 17th century Roman Catholic titular church dedicated to Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. Constructed between 1626 and 1650, the Baroque style church is a masterpiece of Giovanni Tristano. The church's building was inspired by the Jesuit mother church, the Church of the GesÃ¹ in Rome.
The church's significant features include its colored marbles, a number of chapels, animated stucco figural relief, richly ornamented altars, extensive gilding, and bold Tromp lâ€™oeil paintings in the "dome" at its crossing and in the nave ceiling all produce a festive, sumptuous effect. Other important artworks include a huge stucco statue of St. Ignatius by Camillo Rusconi (1728). Read more
Basilica di San Clemente
The Basilica of Saint Clement is a Roman Catholic minor basilica dedicated to Pope Clement I, and one of top must visit attractions of Rome. It was built just before the year 1100 during the height of the Middle Ages. Beneath the present basilica is a 4th century basilica that had been converted out of the home of a Roman nobleman, part of which had in the 1st century briefly served as an early church, and the basement of which had in the 2nd century briefly served as a mithraeum. The home of the Roman nobleman had been built on the foundations of a republican era building that had been destroyed in the Great Fire of 64AD. Read more
Basilica of Saint Praxedes (Santa Prassede)
The Basilica of Saint Praxedes (Santa Prassede) is an ancient titular church and minor basilica in Rome built to house the bones of Saint Praxedes and Saint Pudentiana, the daughters of Saint Pudens. It was commissioned by Pope Hadrian I in the late 8th century and constructed on top of the remains of a 5th-century structure. The most notable treasure is this church is the mosaic decorative program. Santa Prassede also houses a segment of the alleged pillar upon which Jesus was flogged and tortured before his crucifixion in Jerusalem. Read more
Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls
The Papal Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls, commonly known as StÂ Paul's Outside the Walls, is one of Rome's four ancient major basilicas or papal basilicas. The basilica was founded by the Roman Emperor Constantine I over the burial place of Saint Paul, where it was said that, after the Apostle's execution, his followers erected a memorial, called a cella memoriae. Completed in 1823, the basilica holds the tomb of St. Paul. Read more
Archbasilica of St. John Lateran
The Papal Archbasilica of St. John Lateran is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Rome and the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, who is the Pope. Consecrated in 324 A.D., the church is the oldest and ranks first among the four Papal Basilicas or major basilicas of Rome. One of the most visited destinations in Rome, St. John Lateran's Archbasilica stands over the remains of the fort called Castra Nova equitum singularium, founded by Septimius Severus in AD 193. The Baroque church is notable for holding papal tombs, the Lateran baptistry, and Holy steps. Read more
Morpheus Rooms Rome is housed in a historical building near the Viminale complex in the Rione Monti area in the capital of Italy. The hotel is situated in the city centre of Rome, 1 km from the Colosseum and a short walk from the Termini Railway Station, making it easy from Morpheus Rooms to reach Rome's main attractions by foot or by metro. At the reception on the 2d floor of Morpheus Rooms Rome, staff is available 24 hours to give information about events, excursions, transfers to and from the airports, and tips on restaurants and bars in the surrounding area. All of the rooms in Morpheus Rooms have a private bathroom and many facilities for both business and leisure travelers, such as air-conditioning, telephone, a safe and mini-bar. The rooms are comfortable and make you feel right at home.
La Piccola Maison is located in the most popular area of Rome between the famous Via Veneto, the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon, Villa BorgheseÂ and the Trevi Fountain. It is situated in a historical building of the eight hundreds, in a refined and exclusive atmosphere.Â The hotel is very well located near metro station 'Barberini', and only 10 minutes walking from the main railway station 'Termini'. TheÂ modern style and the fresh design of La Piccola MaisonÂ make this hotel in Rome the best choice for everyone that wants to be in a prestigious atmosphere with convenient prices. This chic Piccola Maison townhouse is a brand-new property with renovated private rooms equipped with all comforts (air-conditioning, flatscreen TV, mini-fridge and a welcome kit). The rooms have wooden floors and Venetian glass lights.Â
The Hotel Mayfair Serviced Apartment in Rome is an elegant superior accommodation that offers guests spacious and finely furnished rooms in the historic center of the city. The property is located close to the prestigious Via Veneto and only a short walk from the famous Spanish Steps and provides with all the modern comforts. Within the immediate vicinity of this beautiful serviced apartment also lie many of the city's finest shopping and dining opportunities.
The Campane small apartment is situated in the heart of ancient Rome, only minutes from the Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Piazza Venezia and close to many of the city's other major attractions. The recently renovated property is housed within the Palazzo Caffis building, which dates back to the 1500's. It features a slighly uncomfortable but beautiful characteristic stone staircase, similar to the one found in the Cupola of St Peter's Basilica, which is classified as a national monument and protected by the Cultural Heritage Ministry.