Christmas church services in Rome

Church

Christmas church services in Rome There are numerous English language religious services in Rome’s church over Christmas. All Saints’ Anglican Church Via del Babuino 153/b, tel. 0636001881. 24 Dec. Crib Service for children 17.00, First Eucharist of Christmas 23.30. 25 Dec. Said Eucharist 08.30; Sung Eucharist 10.30. Pontifical Irish College (Roman Catholic) Via dei Santi Quattro […]

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Christmas markets in Rome

Christmas

From handcrafts to vintage, Rome’s Christmas markets help to create a festive atmosphere in the city each December. Christmas markets in Rome: The capital’s best known Christmas market, the Befana at Piazza Navona, returns on 2 December – not without controversy – after three years. Below is a selection of traditional and alternative festive markets around Rome to make your Christmas shopping easier and […]

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Top 10 food markets in Rome

markets

Top 10 food markets in Rome Rome has numerous markets selling fresh, locally-produced food. Some are open daily, some only at weekends. Below is a list of ten of the best markets, in various areas of the city. Biomercato alla Città dell’Altra Economia The BioMercato farmer’s market is held at the Città dell’Altra Economia complex in […]

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Rome 12th most visited city in world

Rome

Rome 12th most visited city in world 9.6 million international tourists expected to visit Rome in 2017. Rome ranks in 12th place on the 2017 Top 100 City Destinations survey. The data is provided by statistics compiled by market researcher Euromonitor International. The Italian capital is predicted to draw 9.6 million international tourists by the end of 2017. […]

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Ancient Roman tombs found near football stadium in Rome

Ancient Roman tombs found near football stadium in Rome

Ancient Roman tombs found near football stadium in Rome Archeologists have uncovered two ancient Roman burial sites behind a major contemporary sports facility. The Olympic Stadium, home of rival football outfits Roma and Lazio, has always been a cemetery of dreams for both clubs. Now archeologists have found two ancient Roman sarcophagi, burial grounds, just […]

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Multi-religious marathon for peace in Rome

Multi-religious marathon for peace in Rome

Multi-religious marathon for peace in Rome. City and Vatican co-organise Rome Half Marathon Via Pacis. The Rome Half Marathon Via Pacis, schedued for 17 September, is described as the first multi-religious half marathon for peace. Peace, integration, solidarity. These are the fundamentals that inspired the “Rome Half Marathon VIA PACIS”. Event promoted by Rome Capitale […]

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