Author - Daniele Signorini

Hidden Rome: Il Passetto del Biscione

Nestled discreetly a few meters away from Campo de’ Fiori lies a small street that connects Piazza del Biscione with Via di Grottapinta: Il Passetto del Biscione. This seemingly unremarkable covered walkway has borne silent witness to over two millennia of Roman history, encapsulating the rise and fall of empires,...

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A Roman hero: Enrico Toti

Enrico Toti was an Italian patriot who fought in the ranks of the Bersaglieri during World War I. However, he could also be recognized today as the first Paralympic champion in history, as he achieved remarkable sporting feats in swimming, diving, and with his beloved bicycle, all with only one leg. The...

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The Solitary Angel

The Enigmatic Tale of Rome's Solitary Angel: A Symbol of Beauty and Controversy. Rome is full of angels, present in many artistic representations in churches, paintings, sculptures, tombs, castles and palaces. Everyone can choose the type of angel they prefer and maybe even select one as a personal guardian of sorts. In the...

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Hidden Rome: The Sciarra Gallery

Nestled just a stone's throw away from the renowned Trevi Fountain lies the Sciarra Gallery, a secluded courtyard within the Sciarra Colonna palace. Serving as a pedestrian thoroughfare connecting Via Marco Minghetti and Via dell’Umiltà, this gallery was established in the Trevi neighborhood during the latter half of the 1880s....

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