Ludovisi District Rome

The Ludovisi district is the 16th rione of Rome. Its main point of interest is one of Rome‘s richest streets, the Via Veneto. The Via Veneto is characterized by a number of enormous palazzi, amongst which the extremely prestigious Palazzo Piombino Margherita, seat of the American Embassy. The Via Veneto thanks its fame especially to the movie Dolce Vita.

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Santa Maria della Concezione Church Rome

The Santa Maria della Concezione Church (Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini) in the Via Veneto in Rome is mostly famous for its Capuchin Crypt. There used to be a side entrance that led directly to this crypt, but this has now become the highlight of a museum next to the church. Continue reading “Santa Maria della Concezione Church Rome”

Fontana del Tritone Rome

The Fontana del Tritone (Triton Fountain) is rightly considered to be one of the most beautiful ones of its kind in Rome. It can be found on the Piazza Barberini and was built in 1643, by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who used travertine marble for his creation. After a restoration that took almost a year, as of November 20th, 2013 the fountain of the Triton can now be admired again.

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