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ARCH BORN OUT OF EXTRAVAGANT IDEA

The Farnese Arch was designed by Michelangelo and was meant to be a bridge, which linked Palazzo... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
KTGP
,
Adelaide, Australia
Lovely, vine-draped arch on an ancient street

Behind the lovely Palazzo Farnese is a single arch which gracefully spans the ancient Via Giulia... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2013
SpanishStepsApt
,
Rome, Italy
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7 Nov 2016
“ARCH BORN OUT OF EXTRAVAGANT IDEA”
27 Oct 2013
“Lovely, vine-draped arch on an ancient street”
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Via Giulia, Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

The Farnese Arch was designed by Michelangelo and was meant to be a bridge, which linked Palazzo Farnese with another family property across the Tiber, Villa Farnesina. The bridge never happened and this arch was as far as the project ever went. Seems a tad...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2013

Behind the lovely Palazzo Farnese is a single arch which gracefully spans the ancient Via Giulia. Allessandro Farnese, who later became a pope, had none other than Michelangelo design the arch, which was supposed to be part of a series of connections from Palazzo Farnese...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2012

After viewing the Farnese Palace and Farnese Plaza, keep walking west to the Fountain of the Mask (Fontana del Mascheroni) commissioned by the Farnese family in 1626. The fountain was filled with wine for parties. Turn right and you will see the Farnese Arch (Arco...More

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With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a
five-minute walk of each other, the
Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and
most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful
throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art
galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighbourhood
museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the
streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa
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