The City of Rome is in itself a vast open-air Museum filled with incomparable treasures, the Piazzas are filled with fountains and statues designed by the masters and the Palaces, temples and ancient buildings are a joy to behold for all art lovers. Rome has more than sixty museums housing vast quantities of priceless arts, sculptures and treasures. Here we explore a selection of them
Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II
The Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II which is also known as the “Vittoriano” rises from the foot of the Capitol Hill. The huge white building stands majestically with the two Quadrigas rising up from either side of the roof of the building,‘Quadriga of Liberty’ and ‘Quadriga of Unity’ (Zanelli).
Palazzo Corsini and the Accademia dell’Arcadia
The Palazzo Corsini is a late Baroque palace built for the Corsini family between 1730 – 1740 and it sits in the Trastevere section of the city of Rome. Today the palace houses some of the offices of the National Academy of Science and the Galleria Corsini.
National Museum of Rome
The National Museum of Rome is in fact a number of museums split among four different sites, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Palazzo Altemps, Terme di Dioleziano and Crypta Balbi. It was founded in 1889 with the aim of collecting antiques from the 5th century BC to the 3rd century AD.
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