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Via Michelangelo Caetani 32 | Angolo con Via dei Funari, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

You can just wander through, streets that are preserved but also part of modern life. It feels like a film set. Take a few minutes to linger and soak up the atmosphere of this gorgeous part of Rome.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

One of the joys of just walking around Rome is discovering something wonderful. That is what we found in the Palazzo Mattei di Giove. It sits on a corner, and we decided to walk in and take a look. It was designed by architect Carlo...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Palazzo Mattei di Giove was designed by Carlo Maderno and work began 1598 and finished 1618. The beautiful courtyard also designed by Maderno, contains numerous ancient Roman pieces, from archaeological digs and 17th century pieces. Apparently the ancient Roman reliefs and statues are of not...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

I stumbled upon Palazzo Matei while wondering on the streets of Rome, I would never imagine that such a treasure can be ``hidden`` in plain sight. The entire building it is a treasure in itself. Marble sculptures in the interior court carved murals of Persian...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2015

this is in the Jewish "ghetto: area a few steps from the Great Synagogue and the Hebrew Museum. Simply take the 5 minutes to stroll over and view the group of sculpted busts. Just walk into the courtyard and snap your photos. Designed by Carlo...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2015

The Palazzo Mattei (its formal name is Palazzo Mattei di Giove to distinguish it from other palaces owned by this rich, famous and powerful family, Mattei, active in Middle Ages and arguably dating its origins to the ancient Rome) is a veritable little treasure chest,...More

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The mini-neigbourhood Ghetto holds tight to its
reputation as a stand-alone area thanks to its nearly
300-year history as the home to Rome’s Jewish
community. Times changed in the 20th century, but the
tiny area still retains its mix of tradition,
community, and history. Ancient and medieval
architectural design frames apartments, bakeries,
shops, and restaurants. Friends and families are the
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