Magical ‘Centrale Montemartini’

I would never have dreamt that there was such a jewel on the Via Ostiense between the General Markets and the left bank of the Tiber. The former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is an extraordinary example of industrial archeology converted into a museum.     Its story began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds…

Hopper!

Walking up the little Via di San Pietro in Carcere and entering the Vittoriano museum complex, you realize you are still on time (the exhibition is open until February 19, 2017) to make a fascinating journey through the huge production and all the techniques of a superb American artist, today considered as a classic of the 20th century painting:…

I took my umbrella just in case (at the Roman Forum)

Postato il 04/02/201704/02/2017 di Gioia Magliozzi I would never have dreamt that it would be so amazing to walk through the Forum Romanum (or Roman Forum). I’ve always seen it from the outside, walking on Via dei Fori Imperiali, but I just couldn’t imagine that what I saw was just a little fragment of what anybody can…

Villa Lante a Bagnaia

This time I want to take you to one of the innumerable beautiful villas in or just outside of Rome. Villa Lante in Bagnaia is a large villa from the late Renaissance known mainly because it possesses one of the most famous Italian garden, enriched with fountains and water features. It was officially classified as ‘…