DOMUS CAPILUPI, ROME’S BED & BREAKFAST
Address: Via dei Prefetti, 17 - Roma
Phone: +39 06 89348871
Trevi Fountain at 700 mt:
Rome’s biggest and most famous fountain. Built in “travertine” marble and designed by Nicola Salvi, it was inaugurated in 1735 and it’s from the latest baroque period.
Quirinale Palace at 1,2 km:
Roman historical building that rises on the homonymous hill and square. Its construction started in 1538, and now it’s the Republic’s President residence. Ancient pagan temple, at the times of Emperor Augusto it was Mecenate’s Tower.
Piazza di Spagna at 700 mt:
It is one of the most famous squares in Rome named in this way because of Spagna Palace, which is the venue of the spanish embassy by the Holy See. On the center is located Barcaccia’s fountain, made by the famed Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Pantheon at 450 mt:
Old roman building realized as a temple dedicated to all divinities. Emperor Adriano got it rebuilt between 118 and 128 A.D. after the damage caused to the original structure by the big fires of 80 and 110 A.D.
Colosseum at 2,0 Km:
Known also as Flavio amphitheater, it is the biggest amphitheater in the world. It is also part of the Unesco’s World Heritage list. It was built in 72 A.D. by Vespasiano and intended to the gladiators’ shows and other public occasions.
St. Peters Basilica at 1,5 Km:
It’s the biggest of the 4 roman papal basilicas and it is the seat of all the most important catholic celebrations. The construction begun in 1506 with pope Giulio II and ended in 1626 with pope Urbano VIII.