Tagged: Italy

Trajan’s Column, Rome

Trajan’s column, you can view it for free in Rome, no tickets required. It is in the same area as Colosseum and Forum. The column was erected in honor of Trajan. The statue at...

Vatican Museum’s Spiral Staircase

The staircase at the exit of Vatican Museum is yet another architectural splendor of The Vatican City. It is a modern addition to the museum. Built in 1932, designed by Giuseppe Momo, the staircase...

Palatine Hill, Rome

The inside of Palatine Hill site is like a lost world, such a contrast when compared with the busy modern world of Rome just outside the walls. A vast area, there is no end...

Temple of Castor and Pollux, Forum, Rome

The scope of history in Forum, Rome is amazing. Each structure standing there speaks volumes of richness of the ancient Roman era. When I look back at the pictures I had taken at Forum,...

A Sacred Destination

At last I was inside this great cathedral, St. Peter’s Basilica Italy, one of the main destinations which pulled me to Italy. I was there like a tiny being lost in the world of...

Sunset in Rome

Modern Rome has cell towers and power lines dotting the skyline. With the status of eleventh most visited city in the world, third most visited in the European Union, and the most popular tourist...

Pantheon, Rome

Pantheon – a must see if you are in Rome. The oldest structure there, Pantheon’s foundations were laid in 27 BC. The structure was brought down and rebuilt by Hadrian in 120 AD, a...

Tivoli – Hadrian’s Villa

From Rome we took a trip down the lanes of time and went as far back as 125AD. It was Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli. The mammoth remains of Hadrian’s villa left us stupefied initially....