The Janiculum is one of the best locations in Rome for a breathtaking view of the innumerable domes and bell towers that pierce the skyline.
Il Fontanone (“The big fountain”) is a monumental fountain located on the Janiculum Hill, near the church of San Pietro in Montorio.
S.PIETRO IN MONTORIO
High Renaissance style in architecture conventionally begins with Donato Bramante, whose Tempietto at S. Pietro in Montorio at Rome was begun in 1510.
The Tempietto, a small domed building modelled on the Temple of Vesta, was built by Bramante in the cloister of S. Pietro in Montorio to commemorate the site of St. Peter’s martyrdom.
S.MARIA IN TRASTEVERE
The Basilica of Our Lady in Trastevere (Italian: Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere) is one of the oldest churches of Rome, perhaps the first in which Mass was openly celebrated.
The island has been linked to the rest of Rome by two bridges since antiquity, and was once called Insula Inter-Duos-Pontes which means “the island between the two bridges”.
The Galleria Spada is a museum in Rome (Italy), which is housed in the Palazzo Spada of the same name, located in the Piazza Capo di Ferro. The palazzo is also famous for the forced perspective gallery by Francesco Borromini.
Farnese palace was designed by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, one of Bramante’s assistants in the design of St. Peter’s and an important Renaissance architect in his own right.
PIAZZA CAMPO DE’ FIORI
Campo de’ Fiori, translated literally from Italian, means “field of flowers”. The name was first given during the Middle Ages when the area was actually a meadow. The square has always remained a focus for commercial and street culture.
The Accademia dei Lincei is an Italian science academy, located at the Palazzo Corsini on the Via della Lungara. Founded in 1603 by Federico Cesi, it was one of the first academies of science to exist in Italy and a locus for the incipient scientific revolution.
GALLERIA ARTE ANTICA
The Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, or National Gallery of Ancient Art, is an art gallery located on the Palazzo Corsini, is a prominent art museum comprising the first floor of the palace.
The Orto Botanico di Roma is a botanical garden located at Largo Cristina di Svezia 24. Today the garden contains more than 3,000 species, with a Japanese garden, bamboo groves, and a Giardino dei Semplici (over 300 species of medicinal plants).