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This Auditorium is located in Via Veneto Rome's historic center. It's located in a neoclassical style building,which was completed in 1928 and is now a venue for meetings and conferences.
Dipartimento di Comunicazione e Ricerca Sociale della Sapienza is the department of sociology and communication for the Università degli Studi La Sapienza, that was established in 1983 and aims to disseminate the various concepts of sociology and assert their philosophies to young enthusiasts. The department has a well-equipped library and offers a wide range of courses and programs along with hosting many lectures, seminars and events. Call on their toll-free number 80 20993 0587 for more information.
The Roman location of the famous Goethe Institute, an institute that has been working worldwide to spread German culture. The Institute organizes classes in German for all levels; it also offers various cultural events, including exhibitions, screenings, concerts and plays, all created by German artists.
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Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, frequently used for state ceremonies, was founded in the mid-16th century inside the Diocletian Baths. It was built to designs by Michelangelo, who sought to minimize alterations to the original building, simply linking several different spaces and conserving the original walls and columns. A less respectful reconstruction was carried out, in honor of the holy year 1750 by Vanvitelli, who altered the angle of its positioning. Salvator Rosa and Armando Diaz are buried here. Amongst the works of art is a painting by Domenichino, to be found in the presbytery, The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian. In the sacristy, Michelangelo's original designs are on show. Also, the Meridian Line passes through the church along which you will find the Bianchini's famous sundial.
Santa Maria della Concezione was founded by the brother of Pope Urbano VIII Barberini, the cardinal Antonio Barberini at the beginning of the 17th Century. The church has a modest appearance in regard to other churches of the baroque period, as it reflects the Capuchin order to which the cardinal belonged. This church is known to Romans as the charnel house of the Capuchins, throughout the centuries, the friars arranged the bones and skulls of their fellow brothers into the form of crosses or other Christian symbols. Although the church is simple in style, it still houses some important works, like the painting by Guido Reni, which depicts St Michael the Archangel crushing Lucifer, as well as works by Andrea Sacchi, Pietro da Cortonoa, Domenichino and in the entrance of the sacristy, a work entitled St Francis in prayer, which is attributed to Caravaggio.
Ever since Galleria Tondinelli opened shop in Italy, they have been dedicated with a single mind of nurturing and promoting contemporary art from within Italy and all around the world. Collaborating with over a dozen countries including United Sates, Germany, India, Monaco, Switzerland to name a few, Galleria Tondinelli has been leaving its mark across the globe. Among the long list of artists who have associated themselves with Tondinelli are Bruno Ceccobelli, Giovanni Frangi, Ugo Riva, Alberto Sughi and Renzo Vespignani. You can get an idea of the work they promote and display from the list of their artists. Visit this place to savor flavors of art from around the world. Check website for schedules.
Romans call this church San Carlo because of its diminutive size. In fact, it could easily fit into one of the pillars that supports the dome of St Peter's. Carried out according to Borromini's design, it has a beautiful oval-shaped dome brightened by hidden windows. Borromini's hand is evident in all of the detail: the confessionals that mirror the architecture of the church for example, or the wrought-iron well in the middle of the cloister. At the main altar, the French artist Pierre Mignard portrays San Carlo Borromeo in an altarpiece. The vestry holds another painting of the saint in adoration of the Trinity by Orazio Borgianni. Do not miss the perfectly proportioned and harmonious cloister.
While most visitors and travelers would restrict themselves to the beaten path of sightseeing, here's something than can really enrich one's Italian sojourn. The International Wine Academy of Roma gives anyone who's enthusiastic and adventurous a chance to enroll in a wine tasting course. Spread across four levels, ranging from the beginner to the advanced, the course helps broaden ones' horizons about not only European Wines but World Vintages too. The classes being just once a week, for no longer than two months, it is ideal for those on a sabbatical or an extended stay in the region.
Why travel around this historical place using public transportation or on foot, when you can commute around in style? RomeCabs Limousine Car Service Company offers you their well maintained limos and cars, to tour around the city or for general commutation. Keep cash in hand to pay the driver at the end of the tour, as they do not accept credit cards. You could also make an advance payment via Paypal. The office operates from 7a to 7p daily, call within this time frame to book your transportation.
St Paul's Within the Walls was built in the 19th Century and was the predecessor of all the Protestant churches in the city. This magnificent Gothic Revival structure is made of brick and stone. It is known for its mosaics and stained glass windows. It is also known as the Chiesa San Paolo dentro le mura and American Church in Rome.
The Shenker Culture Club is a finishing school of sorts for the leaders of tomorrow. The academy prides itself on being one of the finest English language training institutes in Rome. With flexible learning methods and innovative techniques involving arguments,tête-à-tête and learning through the media and entertainment Shenker sure knows to get the best out of you. Their frequently held exhibitions on culture and theater is a hit and certainly something to look out for.