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Colosseum of Rome

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Colosseo di Roma, Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy. The COLOSSEUM the most famous monument in the world. With its height of 48 meters (157 feet), the colossal elliptical structure has fascinated humans throughout history. Construction of the Colosseum was begun under Vespasian as a symbol of the grandeur of the Roman Empire. It was inaugurated by Emperor Titus in the year 80 AD. The popular name of "Colosseum" is due to a statue ("colosso") of Nero once situated next to the arena. The original name of this ancient Roman sports arena, the largest arena of its kind, is the Amphitheatrum Flavium.
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Villa Bonaparte in Porto San Giorgio

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Villa Bonaparte in Porto San Giorgio Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo by Baldassarri Giuseppe. 
Villa Bonaparte, Via Girolamo Bonaparte, 63822 Porto San Giorgio FM, Italy. The Villa, in neoclassical style, has a facade adorned with bas-reliefs, stairs and balconies in travertine from Ascoli, and is surrounded by a large park, which in front forms a sort of terrace, while at the back it opens into a beautiful garden. Even the frescoes, which decorate walls and ceilings, are of neoclassical taste and create an atmosphere of other times, graceful and refined, in which it is very pleasant to dive. The villa became both a worldly place where the Fermo aristocracy participated in parties and banquets, both a notable cultural landmark and a center of political activity. It was precisely because of the latter, in fact, that the permanence of the Bonaparte family in Porto San Giorgio was short-lived, thus breaking the dream of all the local nobles…