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The 15th- to 16th-century Palazzo Altemps has been beautifully restored to house part of the state-owned Museo Nazionale Romano stock of Roman treasures...
Piazza Sant'Apollinare 46
In the 1933 film Queen Christina, Greta Garbo played the former owner of this palace as a graceful tussler with existential angst; in real life, the stout...
Via della Lungara 10
The new St Peter's still wasn't finished when Pope Gregory XIII started building this pontifical summer palace on the highest of Rome's seven hills; begun...
Piazza del Quirinale
One of Rome's most refined examples of Renaissance architecture, the Palazzo della Cancelleria was built, possibly by Bramante, between 1483 and 1513 for...
Piazza della Cancelleria
This imposing 19th-century purpose-built exhibition space reopened in 2008 after a major restoration.
Via Nazionale 194
Since 1871 this has been the Lower House of Italy's parliament, which is why police and barricades sometimes prevent you from getting near its elegantly...
Piazza di Montecitorio
This palazzo has housed the French embassy since the 1870s. Considered by many to be the finest Renaissance palace in Rome, the huge building - recently and...
Home to the Italian Senate since 1871, this palazzo was built by the Medici family in the 16th century as their Rome residence. Its rather twee façade, with...
The aristocratic Massimo family claims to trace their line back to ancient times. After their palace was destroyed during the Sack of Rome in 1527, this...
Corso Vittorio Emanuele 141
Art, Attractions, Museums
The Italian state's spectacular collection of ancient art underwent a radical reorganisation in the run-up to 2000. It is now divided between the Terme di...
Largo di Villa Peretti 1
This palace of one of Rome's old noble families is today used for touring exhibitions of photography, art, archaeology and history. It opens late at least...
Via del Corso 418
This is one of the strangest and most impressive sights in Rome: a Renaissance palace - still inhabited, though now divided up into apartments - grafted on...
Via Teatro di Marcello