Oriental Art Museum Rome

The Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale used to be housed in the Palazzo Brancaccio, a prestigious building in the Via Merulana. At the moment it is gradually being moved to its present address in the EUR district. The museum is dedicated to Giuseppe Tucci (1894-1984), who visited Tibet a number of times between the years 1928 and 1952 and brought art and artefacts back to Italy.

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Santi Pietro e Paolo all’EUR Basilica Rome

The Santi Pietro e Paolo all’EUR Church in Rome‘s EUR district was built towards the middle of the 20th century. It is located at the highest spot in the district and its enormous dome can be seen from far away. The church was built as a mausoleum form Mussolini. It is also known as the Santi Pietro e Paolo a Via Ostiense Church.

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Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions Rome

The official name of this Rome museum is Istituto Centrale per la Demoetnoantropologia (Museo Nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari), which is why we prefer sticking to National Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions. The museum is specializes in Italian traditions at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century, although there are artefacts to be admired that go back as far as the 16th century. Since 2016 it is part of the Museo della Civiltà.

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Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana Rome

The Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana is one of the most imposing, interesting and unusual buildings in the Eur district in Rome. It is also known as the Palazzo della Civiltà del Lavoro, but the most beautiful name of the building is the nickname it got from the Romans themselves: Colosseo Quadrato, or “Square Colosseum“. At the moment (until 2028) it is the seat of the Fendi fashion group.

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