What to see in Rome

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Ponte Garibaldi

The bridge links the districts Regola and Trastevere and is named after Garibaldi. It was built in 1888 in memory of the history of Garibaldi’s wars and victories in the two worlds. Is the first bridge built in Rome after the unity of Italy and...

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Ponte Industria

Built by appointment of Pious the Ninth for the Roma – Civitavecchia railroad line, it was inaugurated in 1864 in the presence of the Pope. The bridge is 131 m (145 yd) in length and 7.5 (8 yd) in width. It was built in England entirely made of...

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Ponte Matteotti

The works for this bridge designed by architect Antonelli started in 1924. On April 21 1929, anniversary of the foundation of Rome, it was officially inaugurated. 

The bridge is 133 m (148 yd) long and 20 m (22 yd) wide and presents only...

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Ponte Mazzini

Ponte Mazzini, originally called Gianicolense, connects the Tiber embankment opposite Via Giulia with Via della Lungara.

It was designed by engineers Viani and Moretti and the construction works started in 1904 and were completed in 1908....

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Bridge Nenni

This bridge was completed in 1980, at the same time of the official inauguration of the Subway Line (Metropolitana) A. For this reason it was supposed to be called "Ponte della Metropolitana", but since the socialist leader passed away that year,...

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Ponte Nomentano

The characteristic Ponte Nomentano, an embattled and turreted bridge, has been a beloved subject for artists since the 17th century. On top of the arch is the blazon of Pope Nicholas V, who restored it after the damages suffered by the Goths and...

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Palatine Bridge

In the middle of the 19th century, it was necessary to build a bridge to serve the area that had been served by the Ponte Rotto in different moments. The 155 meters long and 19 meters wide bridge links Lungotevere dei Pierleoni to Lungotevere...

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Bridge Prince Amedeo

This bridge was built in the years 1939 - 1942 by Stoelker Building Contractors. It is 109m (211 yd) long and 20 m (22 yd) wide. The bridge is dedicated to the viceroy of Ethiopia prince Amadeus of Savoy Aosta, medal for military valor in World...

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Regina Margherita Bridge

This bridge was designed by Angelo Vescovali and built between 1886 and 1891. It was dedicated to Margherita of Savoy, first queen of Italy. It was 111 m (123 yd) long and 20 m (22 yd) wide and has three stone arches. It connects the Prati...

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Ponte Risorgimento

The bridge was commissioned on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Unity of Italy in 1909. Its construction technique based on the Hennebique method allowed for the daring realization at that time of a single arch more than 100 m (111 yd)...

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Ponte Sublicio

The current bridge was built by Marcello Piacentini between 1914 and 1917 and is situated downstream of the ancient "Pons Sublicius" that dates back to the seventh century B.C. after which it is named. 

The bridge was realized using...

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Ponte Umberto I

This bridge was designed by Angelo Vescovali and completed in 1895. It connects the Palazzo di Giustizia (Palace of Justice) with the medieval area of Tor di Nona. 

It was initially called Ponte dell'Orso (Bridge of the Bear) because it...

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Async door

It was located next to Porta San Giovanni and was originally a small gate without towers that allowed passing through the Aurelian Walls to reach Via Asinara, and further on Via Tuscolana. 

The name seems to come from the Asinii family...

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Porta San Giovanni

Porta San Giovanni is a gate in the Aurelian Wall of Rome, Italy, named after the nearby Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano.

It is made up of a single grand arch built for pope Gregory XIII in "opera forse" by Giacomo della Porta or, it...

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Holy Spirit Gate

The gate stands on what was once the southern boundary of the “Leonine City”, that is, the area enclosed by the walls built by Pope Leo IV as a defense against the Saracens who had sacked Rome in 845 AD. 

The walls have a circumference of...

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Porta Tiburtina

Porta Tiburtina or Porta San Lorenzo is a gate in the Aurelian Walls of Rome, through which the Via Tiburtina exits the city.

The gate originally was an arch, built under Augustus, in the point in which three aqueducts (Aqua Marcia, Aqua...

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Porticus Aemilia

The Porticus Aemilia is named after the censors L. Aemilius Lepidus and L. Aemilius Paulus, who built it in 193 BC. This is a wide complex of storehouses built to contain the goods that arrived in Rome through the Tiber river and were unloaded in...

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Santa Pudenziana al Viminale

One of the most antique churches in Rome, raised on the house of Senator Pudente said to have hosted San Pietro and where later on (during C.II), a thermal building was constructed. The latter was turned into a basilica, between the end of C. IV...

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Trajan's Baths

Placed on the top of Colle Oppio, these thermal baths were built by Traiano in 109 AD on the project of Apollodoro di Damasco, the most famous architect of that era. It is known that these thermal baths, also used by women, were still in use...