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Saint Peter’s Basilica and Vaticani Museums
The biggest cathedral of the Christians, with the famous dome designed by Michelangelo-136 meters high from the ground, has some of the most famous art works in the world. For example, the Baldacchino by Bernini and the “Statua della Pietà” (sculpture of the Mercy) by Michelangelo.
In the Vaticani Museums, famous all over the word for the many art works they have preserved, there is the Sistine Chapel. 500 meters away from the b&b.

Piazza del Popolo and Pincio Terrace
The famous square, laid out by the neoclassic architect Giuseppe Valadier, has a particular elliptical shape that stretches out to the Pincio Terrace and to the Tevere river. The path starts from the square going towards the most popular shopping destinations in the Capital, as Via del Babuino and Via Condotti and also one of the most famous walks in Rome, the one that brings you to the Pincio Terrace.

Trinità dei Monti and the flight of steps of Piazza di Spagna
The walk of the Baroque Rome starts in Piazza di Spagna and it expands in front of the Pincio hill down to the flight of steps of Trinità dei Monti, made by Pietro Bernini, there you can find one of the most particular fountains in Rome: the “Fontana della Barcaccia” . 1 km away from the b&b.

Sant’Angelo Castle
Shows, exhibitions, events, theme paths in an important and suggestive historical-architectural view that looks out on Tevere river. 500 meters away from the b&b.

Villa Borghese and Borghese Museum
Buildings, sculptures, monuments, fountains, museums and galleries, the bio-garden, lakes, Italian gardens surrounded by old trees and wide open spaces for a fascinating bond between nature and art. The museum still has some works of artistic value as the “Paolina Bonaparte” by Canova and the “Madonna dei Palafrenieri” by Caravaggio. 2 km away from the b&b.

Palazzo di Giustizia (Courthouse)
The current venue of the Supreme Court of Cassation characterized by its majestic front side is disrespectfully called “Il Palazzaccio” for its strict aspect and its function. 500 meters away from the b&b.