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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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Hidden Rome: La Madonna dell’Archetto

The Church of the Madonna dell'Archetto is the smallest shrine to Mary in Rome, and perhaps the world. This small place of prayer can be found in the Trevi neighborhood, at the end of a small street that crosses Via San Marcello at number 41b. Inside the church is an...

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