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Just off the steps leading from the Capitoline hill down to the Roman Forum, the Mamertine Prison was waiting for anyone thought to pose a threat to the...
Clivio Argentario 1
Filippo Neri (1515-95) was a wealthy Florentine who abandoned the cut and thrust of the business world to live and work among the poor in Rome. He...
Piazza della Chiesa Nuova
To the left of the 15th-century church of San Giovanni dei Genovesi is a wooden door (ring the bell marked 'Sposito' to get in) that opens into a glorious...
Via Anicia 12
This heavenly oasis of calm in the midst of a ruckus of traffic has been the resting place for foreigners who have passed on to a better world since 1784....
Via Caio Cestio 6
The 30m (100ft) column of Marcus Aurelius was built between AD 180 and 196 to commemorate the victories on the battlefield of that most intellectual of...
Four ephebes (adolescent boys) cavort around the base of one of Rome's loveliest fountains, gently hoisting tortoises up to the waters above them. According...
Tucked away in a peaceful palazzo courtyard, this gallery - run by yet another member of the Bonomo dynasty - shows a mix of established Italian and...
Via del Gesù 62
Headed by the former director of a major London gallery, Lorcan O'Neill is perhaps Rome's most fashionable private gallery. Inaugurations of blue-chip...
Via Orti d'Alibert 1E
Right beneath one of Catholic Rome's holiest relics - the Scala Santa - lies a truly unique Roman institution, the non-profit gallery Sala 1. The stunning...
Piazza di Porta San Giovanni 10
What used to be one of Trastevere's hippest art galleries has now moved to the relatively quiet Celio district, where it continues to show rising young...
Via dei Querceti 4-5
Situated behind the trendy restaurant 'Gusto, this classic gallery has been showing the work of well-known artists since 1967.
Via della Frezza 51
The huge Gesù is the flagship church of the Jesuits, the order founded by Basque soldier Ignatius Loyola in the 1530s. Realising the power of a direct...
Piazza del Gesù
This stylish gallery focuses mostly on photography and installation art. Pierre & Gilles and Tracey Moffat had their first Italian shows here.
Via di Monserrato 23
It's worth climbing to the top of this monument, not only to appreciate the enormity of the thing, but also to see the charmingly kitsch art nouveau...
Piazza Venezia/via di San Pietro in Carcere/piazza Aracoeli