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You can find amazing views of Rome at the top of the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica and Castel Sant’Angelo, but after a long day of sight-seeing, standing in line and paying for the tickets to enter might be the last thing you want to do.

Half-hidden a few meters away from Campo de’ Fiori is a small street that connects Piazza del Biscione with Via di Grottapinta: Il Passetto del Biscione.

Walking through the streets of Rome can feel as if you are exploring a large museum.

Rome, like good wine, should be appreciated slowly.

No one will ever say for certain whether the legend of the female pope Papessa Giovanna is true and whether Giovanna Angelica actually existed or if it is the result of a medieval Roman legend (dating back to the 9th century aC) reflecting the anti-Pope sentiment of the time.

In solidarity with Amatrice and the towns devastated by the August 24th earthquake that hit central Italy days ago, we’d like to dedicate this article to them in gratitude for the rich cultural and culinary patrimony provided to art and food lovers around the world.