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Foro Romano Area of Rome

Foro Romano Area of Rome

By “Foro Romano Area”, we mean the area between the Celio and Campitelli districts where there are many historical places and monuments.
This area of Rome is always full of tourists at any time of the year because of this great concentration of historical architecture dating back to Ancient Rome.
But how to get from Trastevere to the Foro Romano area?

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The Villa Farnesina

The Villa Farnesina

As we have always said in all our articles, Trastevere is one of the largest historical districts of Rome, but also one of the richest in places to visit.
Even today, through this article, we want to introduce you to one of these places that, for its beauty and opulence, deserves to be mentioned: the Villa Farnesina.
Read on below to find out more about this magnificent building.

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The Basilica of San Crisogono

The Basilica of San Crisogono

Externally it is easy to understand that the mix between Baroque and Romanesque style is worthy of admiration, but internally there is much more to see.
Inside the three naves of the Basilica of San Crisogono, in fact, we will be able to observe a fusion of elements of the various churches that have arisen right where this Basilica now stands and we will also be able to admire a magnificent apse made by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

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Palazzo Corsini alla Lungara

Palazzo Corsini alla Lungara

The Palazzo Corsini alla Lungara, a building that stands right in Trastevere, in the lower part of the large Villa Corsini and in front of the Villa Farnesina.
The history of this building is very interesting.
Historical sources report that it was built at the end of the 15th century by the Riario, the nephews of Pope Sixtus IV.

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The Church of Santa Maria dell’Orto

The Church of Santa Maria dell’Orto

Speaking of majesty: even in Trastevere there is a church that responds well to this term and it is the Church of Santa Maria dell’Orto.
This sacred building, built in the 16th century, stands in Trastevere at the intersection of via Anicia and via Madonna dell’Orto and delightfully blends the Renaissance and Baroque styles, becoming a magical place.

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Fontana dell’Acqua Paola

Fontana dell’Acqua Paola

Trastevere is a place full of architectural beauties to visit.
Among these, there are some that have also entered world culture, albeit sometimes indirectly.
One of these is the Fontana dell’Acqua Paola, also known as the Fontanone, or Fontana del Gianicolo, is a monumental fountain built in 1600.

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Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere

Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere

The Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere is the most important Catholic church in the Trastevere district of Rome and this is because it is the parish seat of the district.
It is located in Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere and has a very interesting history which we will talk about in the next lines.

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The History of the Coat of Arms of Trastevere

The History of the Coat of Arms of Trastevere

The city of Rome is really very large and, in order to better manage such a vast territory, over time it was decided to divide it into several levels.
To be precise, Rome is divided into three “territorial” typologies: administrative, urban and historical or toponymy (or Rioni).

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