‘The Eternal City,’ the Villa Aurora, and Princess Ludovisi

Rome’s serene skies and stately buildings often serve to salve the wounds of its history. Layers of monuments and ruins conceal centuries of struggles and triumphs. Through its many rebuildings, the Eternal City seems to declare “Tomorrow’s another day.” Villa Ludovisi Aurora is a case in point. Tucked away behind the grand hotels of the … Read more

Why This Museum In Rome Is One You Won’t Want To Miss

The Palazzo Barberini is located on the Quirinal Hill in Rome. getty The entrance-level arcade. getty In Rome, a place overflowing with art and cultural riches, it can be hard for some stellar attractions to receive the full attention they deserve. But heading to spots that don’t turn up on most every itinerary can help … Read more

‘The Eternal City,’ the Villa Aurora, and Princess Ludovisi

Rome’s serene skies and stately buildings often serve to salve the wounds of its history. Layers of monuments and ruins conceal centuries of struggles and triumphs. Through its many rebuildings, the Eternal City seems to declare “Tomorrow’s another day.” Villa Ludovisi Aurora is a case in point. Tucked away behind the grand hotels of the … Read more

6 Places To Take In Rome’s Splendor, Beyond The Crowds

The Baroque period gave Rome its most dramatic appearance, defining the visual style of the city, long a millefoglie of historical epochs, that remains to this day. Roman Baroque is splendor amplified, when exuberance ruled and restraint was willfully forgotten, to be packed away for other centuries to revive. The most famous Baroque monuments, like … Read more