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Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountian

The name ‘Trevi’ means ‘three-ways’ and is said to refer to the junction of three roads on Piazza dei Cruciferi. There was also a famous Goddess named Trivia. She protected the streets of Rome and had three heads so she could see everything going on around her.  She would always stand on the corners where three streets met.

The Greek sea God Oceanus

 

The triton and the horse

 

Piazza di Trevi

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Colosseum, Rome


The Colosseum is listed as one of the New7Wonders of the World.

There are two facts impressed me mostly after visiting this tourist object.

This huge and complicated engineering construction has been built just in seven years. The Colosseum is an immense work of engineering, and needed professional, skilled workers. Slaves would only have been used in the quarries to quarry the stone needed.

Nowadays we can see just skeleton of that beautiful masterpiece. It happened not just because of time and nature disasters but people. All the numerous statues and marble tiles from exterior and interior decor have been robbed by Romans to build their own palaces. Even Vatican took place in that robbery.

Only one’s imagination can draw the real view of this Architectural, Engineering and Art Masterpiece.


Rome Sky

Rome view from Vatican

Rome Sky


Triton Fountain

Fountain in Rome

Triton Fountain


Tunnel Gianicolo, Rome

Walking around Rome

Tunnel Gianicolo, Rome


Piazza del Popolo, Rome

Lion Fountain in Rome

Piazza del Popolo, Rome


Palatine Hill, Rome

Palatine Hill. Rome

Palatine Hill


Goodbye Florence!

Florence Street

Somewhere in Florence


Piazza dela Republica, Florence

Piazza della Repubblica is one of the main squares in Florence and marks the center of the city since Roman times. The Colonna della Dovizia or also known as the Column of Abundance marks the point where the cardus and decumanus maximi met and where the Roman forum stood.

Colonna della Dovizia

Column of Abundance


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Murals

Florence house