#900 facts | The Pincio’s abandoned lifts

The first public lift of the Eternal City Not everyone knows that once upon a time, people used to go by lift to the Pincio. In fact, the Aurelian Walls, along the northern side of the Pincio gardens, overlooks Viale del Muro Torto, where a small 16th-century Tuscan style building is grafted right above the [...]

#900 facts | The Pincio’s abandoned lifts2020-09-22T10:05:38+02:00

Where silence reigns – ROME’S CEMENTERIES

TESTACCIO CEMENTERY Also known as Acatholic Cemetery, English Cemetery or Cemetery of the Artists, hidden in quartiere Testaccio is this poetic, out-of-time, treasure where writers, painters, sculptors, historians, archaeologists, diplomats, scientists, architects and poets of international eminence found eternal rest. The religions represented include Protestantism, Orthodoxy, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism and Confucianism, while the tomb inscriptions [...]

Where silence reigns – ROME’S CEMENTERIES2018-11-19T17:49:57+01:00
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