"Roma Sotteranea" – subterranean Rome has many a treasure in store: villas, thermal baths, catacombs, mosaic floors. Visitors can find much of the eternal city's history underground.
Some of Rome's most interesting history and archeology is underground. Some sites are open to the public and offer a different view of the Eternal City, including the Mithraeum of the Circus Maximus.
Italy’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism has published an online travel guide for the Roman Catholic Holy Year with 20 routes guiding pilgrims through the Eternal City’s 2000-year church and cultural history.
Mayoral elections in Rome on Sunday could see the city welcoming its first female mayor. Should Virginia Raggi win, she will have her work cut out for her, as Megan Williams reports.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe spent almost two years traveling through Italy. In 1816 he published his "Italian Journey," laying the foundations for Germany’s enduring love of all things Italian.
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