Tarpeian Rock

Tarpeian Rock

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Rome: Incredible Adventure in the Heart of the City

1. Rome: Incredible Adventure in the Heart of the City

Not just a simple treasure hunt. Not just a simple urban exploration. Reach the center of Rome, open the book, and find yourself immersed in an adventure that will transport you to the legendary times of the foundation of the Eternal City. From one stop to the next, puzzle after puzzle, you will stroll through Rome, learning and having fun, finally seeing it with fresh eyes. Wonder awaits you. The adventure will begin in the Park of Colle Oppio and the Baths of Trajan, in a green oasis in the heart of the city, and will lead you to admire the Basilica of Maxentius, the Roman Forum, the spectacular Via dei Fori Imperiali, the Piazza del Campidoglio, the Mouth of Truth, the Circus Maximus, and the Arch of Constantine. You will discover where the extraordinary Golden House of Emperor Nero once stood and be captivated by the magnificence of the Colosseum, one of the seven wonders of the world. And these are just some of the places you will visit. Following in the footsteps of Romulus, the first King of Rome, and solving fun puzzles, you will finally uncover the truth about the foundation of the Eternal City.

Rome: Velabrum Valley Walking Tour – The Legends of Rome

2. Rome: Velabrum Valley Walking Tour – The Legends of Rome

Visit the places and stories that marked the creation of Rome together with monuments and legends that still remain unknown to most people. Discover the Velabrum Valley, a small part of the city that hides an amazing concentration of beauty, history, and myth. Learn from your guide many local traditions, popular sayings, and formulas for good luck that the more daring can even try to invoke to tempt fate. Start from Piazza Bocca della Verità and discover the legendary mask which was once a wellhead and understand why it is still feared so much today. Continue your journey towards the great four-sided arch known as the Arch of Janus. Marvel at the thousand-year-old church of San Giorgio in Velabro, next to which the highly decorated Arch of the Argentari will reveal its mysteries. The tour continues along Via di San Giovanni Decollato and its church. Then, reach Piazza della Consolazione, where the Tarpeian Rock awaits. Next, visit the sacred area of S.Omobono and the Church of San Nicola in Carcere, whose structure is imprisoned among the ruins of three different Roman temples. Finally, go back to the starting point to observe the Foro Olitorio and the Foro Boario, with their temples incredibly well preserved until today.

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