Papal Rome



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 PAPAL ROME
Route: Ponte Sisto, Piazza Farnese, Via Giulia, Campo de' Fiori, Palazzo della Cancelleria, Piazza Navona, Castel Sant'Angelo, Basilica of St. Peter

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From the fifteenth-century Ponte Sisto, erected to connect Trastevere to the center of the city, you get to Piazza Farnese.
 From here you getto Via Giulia, a straight road parallel to the river. On the way are renowned palaces, (Sacchetti and Falconieri) and important churches (San Giovanni dei Fiorentini, Santa Maria of the Oration and Death). You get then to piazza di Campo de’ Fiori that, with its open market, stilI pre­serves a lively and popular atmosphere while, at night, it becomes a meeting place for renowned restaurants and nightclubs. The Palazzo della Cancelleria, which names the homonymous square, was for several centuries site of the Apostle Chancellery, the Pope’s Offices. Beyond the Corso Vittorio Emanuele, you get to Piazza Navona.  

At the center of the square is the Fountain of the Rivers that faces the church of Sant’Agnese in Agone

From the square you get to via del Governo Vecchio. The road was crossed by Dante during the Jubilee in 1300.The road brings to the Tiber embarkment, in the vicinity of Ponte Sant’Angelo

On the opposite side is Castel Sant’Angelo. In the Middle Ages, it was changed into a fortress.  By crossing via della Conciliazione you get to the Basilica of St. Peter.

   
Organized and guided walking tours in Rome
Walking Tours The Historic Rome Trail   Hidden Gems of Rome 
Archaeological Rome Tour A1 The Colours of Rome Tour B1 Baroque Rome Tour C1 
Archaeological Rome Tour A2  The Colours of Rome Tour B2  Baroque Rome Tour C2 

Some ideas for a walking tour in Rome with private guide 
The Heart Of Ancient Rome Papal Rome
The Trident And Baroque Rome The Place Of Democracy
From Piazza Del Campidoglio To Piazza Venezia From Piazza Di Spagna To Piazza Del Popolo
From Piazza Campo Dei Fiori To Piazza Della Rotonda From Piazza San Pietro To Castel Sant'angelo
Sacred Rome Archeological Rome 
Rome And The Fashion The Park Of The Museums

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