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In Tunisia, a showcase of Roman mosaics

In Tunisia, a showcase of Roman mosaics

Walking throughout Tunisia, I’ve stubbed my toe on fragments of mosaics from days of the Roman Empire. Just 350 miles south of Rome, across the Mediterranean Sea, Tunisia is home to one of the world’s largest museum of Roman mosaics. The National Bardo Museum in Tunis has long been considered ...

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Rome: Piazza Navona’s underground stadium

Rome: Piazza Navona's underground stadium

Rome‘s ancient ruins of the Stadium of Domitian can be visited under Piazza Navona. As you quietly sip a coffee in Piazza Navona, a pinch of zest is added by the thought of being seated in what once would have been the path of professional athletes hurtling naked round Domitian’s ...

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