Festivals and nightlife in ex-Fort, Rome.

FORTE PRENESTINO – Festivals and nightlife in ex-Fort, Rome

Experience the gritty urban side of Rome at CSOA Forte Prenestino, the home of alternative art and music. Previously an abandoned 19th century military fort, Forte Prenestino was occupied and renovated … Continue Reading →


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Park Life

Discover what is hidden behind ancient walls or atop one of the seven hills in Rome’s lush parks. Parks surprisingly hold everything you could want from a day in Rome. Rome … Continue Reading →


Lorcan O Neill

Cutting edge contemporary museum, Trastevere

Very few know that in Rome among the state run ancient history museums and impressive modern art galleries, there is also a leading protagonist of modern art. The Lorcan O’ Neill Gallery , … Continue Reading →


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Slaughterhouse modern art space, Testaccio

The historic building’s past is still very  tangible as you wander in the barn like halls with  19th century iron frameworks and suspended meats hooks. This ex slaughterhouse now acts … Continue Reading →


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Romantic Literature Memorial, Spagna

To find out how the Spagna area has hidden deals, go to the ‘UI Areas of Rome’ page. This shrine to English romantic literature flanking the Spanish steps attracted me … Continue Reading →


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A Cemetary Sanctuary, Pyramide

This subtropical garden cemetery is highly recommended as an alternative to a park day. Couples walk hand in hand in this ‘non-catholic’ cemetery hugged by ancient walls overlooked by a … Continue Reading →


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The ‘other’ Basilica of Rome, San Paolo

Check out why San Paolo is set to be the new hang out haven in the ‘UI Areas of Rome’ page. This mammoth grew from a once humble tomb of … Continue Reading →


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Surprise Museum gem, San Paolo

Check out why San Paolo is set to be the new hang out haven in the ‘UI Areas of Rome’ page. The Montemartini Museum on Via Ostiense has been heralded … Continue Reading →