DOMUS GIULIA, ROME'S BED & BREAKFAST
Address: Largo dei Fiorentini nr. 1 - Roma
Phone: +39 06 68806730
Castel Sant'Angelo at 400 mt:
Also known as Hadrian's Mausoleum, begun in 125 as a funeral mausoleum of Emperor Hadrian, it has been repeatedly modified during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It is connected to the Vatican State through the fortified corridor of the "passetto". Over the centuries it has also served as a prison.
St. Peters Basilica at 500mt:
It’s the biggest of the 4 roman papal basilicas and it is the seat of all the most important catholic celebrations. The construction begun in 1506 with pope Giulio II and ended in 1626 with pope Urbano VIII.
Piazza di Navona 800 mt:
In ancient Roman times it was the Stadium of Domitian which was built by Emperor Domitian in 85. The stadium was used for athletes competitions. The square is a symbol of Baroque Rome, with architectural elements and sculptors by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (the Fountain of the Four Rivers), and by Francesco Borromini (the church of Sant'Agnese in Agone).
Campo De 'Fiori at 850 mt:
Famous square between Via dei Giubbonari and Piazza della Cancelleria, in the past it was a place of capital executions. In 1600 the Dominican philosopher and friar Giordano Bruno was burned alive, accused of heresy. In 1889, in the place of the stake, a monument was erected in memory of the Friar.
Trevi Fountain at 1,8 km:
Rome’s biggest and most famous fountain. Built in “travertine” marble and designed by Nicola Salvi, it was inaugurated in 1735 and it’s from the latest baroque period.
Pantheon at 1,2 km:
Old roman building realized as a temple dedicated to all divinities. Emperor Adriano got it rebuilt between 118 and 128 A.D. after the damage caused to the original structure by the big fires of 80 and 110 A.D.
Colosseum at 1,3 Km:
Known also as Flavio amphitheater, it is the biggest amphitheater in the world. It is also part of the Unesco’s World Heritage list. It was built in 72 A.D. by Vespasiano and intended to the gladiators’ shows and other public occasions.