Articles from this Taxonomy

La fontaine de Trevi

Photos of the Trevi Fountain

A must-see when visiting Rome, the Trevi Fountain is located not far from the Pantheon and the Spanish Steps. It is present in the collective imagination thanks to La Dolce Vita by Fellini. The Trevi Fountain is fed by the Aqua Virgo, the aqueduct built by Agrippa – general and friend of Augustus – to […]

Read more
Saint-Jean-de-Latran, basilique majeure de Rome

Photos of the Basilica of St. John Lateran

The Basilica of St. John Lateran, also known as the Archbasilica of the Most Holy Savior, is considered the “mother and head of all churches”. This basilica, located in the southeast of Rome, near the city walls, is a true architectural and decorative treasure. It is the oldest church in Rome, built even before St. […]

Read more
Visite de la basilique Saint-Ambroise Saint-Charles

Photos of the Basilica of Saint Ambrose and Saint Charles

The Basilica of St. Ambrose and St. Charles (Basilica Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso) is one of the minor basilicas of Rome, located not far from Santa Maria del Popolo, on Via del Corso. It is dedicated to St. Ambrose of Milan (340-397), one of the four Fathers of the Western Church, and to […]

Read more
Visite de la place Saint-Pierre

Photos of St. Peter’s Square and Basilica

The St. Peter’s Basilica, located in the Vatican, is the main church of Catholicism, not only from a spiritual point of view but also because of its size. It was Emperor Constantine who initiated the construction of this majestic building, in 319 A.D. Apart from Masses and services, visiting the Basilica is free, but expect […]

Read more
L'Arc de Constantin, au sud du Forum romain

Photos of the Arch of Constantine

The Arch of Constantine was built in 315 AD on the initiative of the Senate and the people of Rome to celebrate Constantine’s victory over Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312 and at the same time to celebrate the ten years of power of the Emperor (Decennial Feasts). Located on the Via […]

Read more
La Curie romaine dans les arbres

Photos in the streets of Rome, from pagan to sacred

Walking through the streets of the Roman capital is always an enchantment, so many surprises await us at every corner: sometimes a church or a basilica, sometimes a musician playing for passersby and tourists, in a square surrounded by centuries-old and imposing buildings. Between the pagan and the sacred, the streets of Rome, often paved, […]

Read more
Go top