Things to See in Rome


American Academy in Rome


Since opening its doors in 1894, the American Academy of Rome has supported innovative artists, writers, and scholars living and working together in a dynamic international community.

Gardens and Parks in Rome: Villa Borghese

Gardens and Parks in Rome


Rome’s best free parks and gardens: Villa Borghese, Villa Celimontana, Parco degli Acquedotti, Villa Ada, Vila Sciarra, Villa Torlonia, Villa Doria Pamphili

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The Garden of Roses


A short walk from the Colosseum, you can find an exquisite rose garden with 1,100 different species of roses, with a spectacular view over the Palatine Hill

Museum and Crypt of the Capuchin Friars


A Must See in Rome: Museum and Crypt of the Capuchin Friars (Museo e Cripta dei Frati Cappuccini) e the Church of Our Lady of the Conception of the Capuchins (Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini)


Swiss Institute in Rome


Founded in 1947, the Swiss Institute in Rome, located in the beautiful Villa Maraini, hosts art exhibitions, concerts and lectures by Italian, Swiss and international artists and researchers.