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The Church of the Madonna dell'Archetto is the smallest shrine to Mary in Rome, and perhaps the world.

Just a few steps from the well-known Trevi Fountain is the Sciarra Gallery, a private courtyard in the Sciarra Colonna palace that has become a pedestrian walkway connecting Via Marco Minghetti and Via dell’Umiltà.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Always great advice to follow except you can run into some problems.

Born to famous artist Orazio Gentileschi in 1593, and contemporary of Caravaggio, Artemisia was no stranger to the Italian and European art scene.

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.