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Roman Forum find identified as Dacian warrior

Roman Forum find identified as Dacian warrior

Rome unearths ancient marble bust dating to second century AD.The marble bust unearthed at Trajan’s Forum on 19 July is believed to have been one of the approximately 60-70 statues of Dacian warriors which once decorated the upper level of the Forum of Trajan, dating back to the beginning of the ...

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Rome’s best piazzas and palazzos

Rome's best piazzas and palazzos

The summertime is when Rome really comes alive and showcases everything it has to offer. From open-air concerts to simple strolls, time spent in the city’s squares will certainly make your summer a memorable one. And for those seeking shade from the heat, Rome’s stunning palazzos offer exquisite elegance, opulence ...

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Gobelins Tapestry Factory – Paris, France

Gobelins Tapestry Factory – Paris, France

At one time or another you have probably seen a large decorative tapestry on display in a museum. If you’d like to know what’s behind the creation of these magnificent works of art, a visit to the Gobelins Tapestry Manufactory will answer a lot of your questions. Here, you will ...

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Time slows down in this Parisian fairyland

Time slows down in this Parisian fairyland

Most tourists hear Paris and think of the Eiffel Tower. Maybe also of the elegant cafés, innumerable museums and popular landmarks strewn all around the city. But in this glorious roster of spectacles comprising the Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Place de la Concorde, Cathédrale Notre-Dame (alas, currently closed for renovation), ...

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