The Ides (15th) of March 44 B.C. Julius Caesar was assassinated, stabbed 23 times by several conspirators led by Brutus and Cassius. Here's some interesting and less known facts about the life and the death of one of the greatest men of the antiquity.
Campo de' Fiori in Rome is one of the most lively squares of the city centre. Street market in the morning, meeting place at night, the square of one of the places of executions of Rome, where the 17th of February 1600 the free thinker Giordano Bruno was burnt alive.
How celebrate Valentine's Day in Rome? The Eternal City offers some of the most romantic locations in the entire world, so it won't be hard to find a proper way to spend the night with your beloved. However, before taking a candlelight dinner and walk down the romantic alleys of the city centre, let's discover the history of Valentine's Day in Rome and the legends linked to this celebration.
A day trip to the beaches near Rome is absolutely worth it. Either you prefer the sand beaches on the Tyrrhenian seaside or the green slope of the Castelli Romani lakes, it's a good idea to take a break from the sweltering heat of the city center and discover some less known town around the Italian capital.
When it comes to tourism, Italy, lets say, has it all: history, culture, cuisine, fashion, art, wild nature and beaches. So, what is your reason for traveling to Rome?
In these series of Turtle Tour Blog articles, you will find out our picks of each one of them in the city of Rome!
Here is our pick of HISTORY!
Since Rome is one of the most tourist visited city in the world, it is easy for a tourist to get lost between all the offers. We suggest to have a perfect day for you and your travel companions!
For us, a perfect day in Rome includes:
5) BREATH-TAKING MOMENTS
So, have a look of our idea!
The Mouth of Truth is a marble mask famous worldwide. Located in Rome, it probably depicted the face of a God of Sea, but changed its usage in the Middle Ages, becoming a lie detector. It is still popular nowadays among tourists and Roman families, who come here to test their kids sincerity
The MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts, is a peculiar mix of contemporary art and architecture and one of the modern wonders of Rome's. It was designed as a multidisciplinary space by the famous architect Zaha Hadid and acclaimed as "her finest built work to date", a true masterpiece located outside the city centre.