Map of Italy
Map of Italy
(click on red dots for links to sites)

Few countries can claim a richer cultural heritage than Italy. Such a concentration of cultural values is a result of three millennia of being at the centre of events, including over 1000 years as the centre of the Roman Empire and 1500 years as the seat of the Catholic Church.

On the map each red dot represents a site that is well represented in this photographic catalogue. Click on the dots to read more about the sites and see the photographs.

The best covered sites in Italy

Hadrian's Villa - 2002-09-08-154704

Hadrian’s Villa

Emperor Hadrian had this enourmous imperial palace constructed at Tibur outside Rome, and used it as his residence of choice when he was in Rome. It consisted of more than 30 buildings, covering over 120 hectares. The villa is a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are photographs of most of the villa. (Dec. 2002)

In Tivoli, Lazio, Italy.

Forum Romanum - 2002-09-04-171910

Forum Romanum

The Forum Romanum was the political and religious centre of the Roman Republic. Each temple, building and monument is described and if possible photographed. Everything has been updated and new photographs added. (Nov./Dec. 2002).

In Rome, Italy

Rome - 2002-09-04-162531

Arch of Constantine

The Arch of Constantine was the last great triumphal arch to be built in Rome. It contains many pices taken from earlier buildings, and is a kind of monumental catalogue of two centuries of classical art, from Trajan to Constantine I. (Nov. 2002).

In Rome, Italy

Villa Romana del Casale - 2001-09-13-153608

Villa Romana del Casale

A luxurius villa from the time of the late Roman empire, renowned for its magnificent polychrome mosaics, over 3000 m2. The villa is a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are more than 200 photographs from this location covering the majority of the rooms and the mosaics. The pages here are probably the most extensive resource on this villa on the web today. (May/June 2002).

In Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy

Paestum - 1999-08-05-120941

Paestum

The ancient Greek city of Poseidonia, later the Roman Paestum, in S. Italy boasts some of the best preserved Greek temples in the world: three marvellous archaic Doric temples from the 6th and 5th century BCE. (Sep./Dec. 2002).

In Campania, Italy

Regions represented

Rome

Altare della Patria 𐡸 Appian Way 𐡸 Aqua Claudia 𐡸 Aqua Julia 𐡸 Aqua Marcia 𐡸 Arch of Constantine 𐡸 Arch of Gallienus 𐡸 Arch of Janus 𐡸 Arches of Marcus Aurelius 𐡸 Arco degli Argentari 𐡸 Area Sacra di Largo Argentina 𐡸 Auditorium of Maecenas 𐡸 Aurelian Walls 𐡸 Aventine Hill 𐡸 Basilica of Junius Bassus 𐡸 Baths of Agrippa 𐡸 Baths of Caracalla 𐡸 Baths of Diocletian 𐡸 Baths of Titus 𐡸 Campidoglio 𐡸 Campo dei Fiori 𐡸 Capitoline Hill 𐡸 Capitolium 𐡸 Casa dei Cavalieri di Rodi 𐡸 Castel Sant'Angelo 𐡸 Chiesa del Nome di Maria 𐡸 Chiesa della Madonna di Loreto 𐡸 Circus Maximus 𐡸 Colosseum 𐡸 EUR 𐡸 Fontana del Mosé 𐡸 Forum Boarium 𐡸 Forum of Augustus 𐡸 Forum of Caesar 𐡸 Forum of Nerva 𐡸 Forum of Trajan 𐡸 Forum Romanum 𐡸 Ludus Magnus 𐡸 Markets of Trajan 𐡸 Mausoleum di Eurysace 𐡸 Meta Sudans 𐡸 Minerva Medica 𐡸 Museo Nazionale Romana 𐡸 Palatine Hill 𐡸 Palazzo Barberini 𐡸 Palazzo del Quirinale 𐡸 Palazzo dell'Accademia 𐡸 Palazzo della Sacra Consulta 𐡸 Palazzo di Giustizia 𐡸 Palazzo di Montecitorio 𐡸 Palazzo Farnese 𐡸 Palazzo Madama 𐡸 Palazzo Odescalchi 𐡸 Palazzo Stopani 𐡸 Palazzo Venezia 𐡸 Pantheon 𐡸 Piazza Bocca della Verità 𐡸 Piazza Chigi 𐡸 Piazza d'Aracoeli 𐡸 Piazza del Colosseo 𐡸 Piazza del Popolo 𐡸 Piazza del Quirinale 𐡸 Piazza della Rotunda 𐡸 Piazza di Pietra 𐡸 Piazza di Porta Maggiore 𐡸 Piazza di Spagna 𐡸 Piazza Farnese 𐡸 Piazza Mattei 𐡸 Piazza Montecitorio 𐡸 Piazza Navona 𐡸 Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano 𐡸 Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere 𐡸 Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore 𐡸 Piazza Santi Giovanni e Paolo 𐡸 Piazza Venezia 𐡸 Piazza Vittorio Emmanuele II 𐡸 Ponte Cestio 𐡸 Ponte Fabricio 𐡸 Ponte Lugano 𐡸 Ponte Milvio 𐡸 Ponte Principe Amedeo Savoia Aosta 𐡸 Ponte Rotto 𐡸 Ponte Salario 𐡸 Ponte Sant'Angelo 𐡸 Ponte Sisto 𐡸 Porta Asinaria 𐡸 Porta Labicana 𐡸 Porta Maggiore 𐡸 Porta Ostiense 𐡸 Porta San Sebastiano 𐡸 Portico of Octavia 𐡸 Porto di Ripa Grande 𐡸 Porto di Ripetta 𐡸 Pyramid of Caius Cestius 𐡸 Roman Apartment Building 𐡸 Roman Forum 𐡸 San Clemente 𐡸 San Giovanni in Laterano 𐡸 San Lorenzo fuori delle Mura 𐡸 San Nicola in Carcere 𐡸 San Paolo fuori delle Mura 𐡸 San Pietro in Vincoli 𐡸 San Sebastiano fuori delle mura 𐡸 San Teodoro 𐡸 Sant'Angelo in Pescheria 𐡸 Sant'Urbano 𐡸 Santa Costanza 𐡸 Santa Croce in Gerusalemme 𐡸 Santa Maria degli Angeli 𐡸 Santa Maria in Aracoeli 𐡸 Santa Maria in Cosmedin 𐡸 Santa Maria in Trastevere 𐡸 Santa Maria Maggiore 𐡸 Santa Maria sopra Minerva 𐡸 Santa Sabina in Aventino 𐡸 Santi Giovanni e Paolo 𐡸 Santi Luca e Martina 𐡸 Scala Santa 𐡸 Spanish Steps 𐡸 Street Signs 𐡸 Streets and other minor places 𐡸 Temple of Apollo 𐡸 Temple of Bellona 𐡸 Temple of Divus Claudius 𐡸 Temple of Hadrian 𐡸 Temple of Janus 𐡸 Temple of the Virile Fortune 𐡸 Temple of Vesta 𐡸 The Seven Hills of Rome 𐡸 Theatre of Marcellus 𐡸 Tiber River 𐡸 Tiberine Island 𐡸 Tombs of Via Statilia 𐡸 Torre delle Milizie 𐡸 Trevi Fountain 𐡸 Trinità dei Monti 𐡸 Velabrum 𐡸 Via Condotti 𐡸 Via dei Falegnami 𐡸 Via dei Fori Imperiali 𐡸 Via della Ciambella 𐡸 Via della Concilicazione 𐡸 Via Giulia 𐡸 Via Sistina

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