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Galleria Alessandro VII Chigi gets a makeover at the Quirinale

The Hall of Alexander VII Chigi: a 75m-long triumph of art and architecture inside the Quirinal Palace in Rome, official residence of the president of the Italian Republic. This September (2011) it will be opening to the public following a … Continue reading

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Taking a peek inside Rome’s baroque banking palaces

Yesterday some of Rome’s banks opened their doors and let the public in to see their exquisite offices, some of which are in stunning baroque palaces. Continue reading

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