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Naples, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Cinque Terre, Milan, Lake Como, Venice (NASA photo)   Rome, Colosseum (80 AD) NE of Palatine Hill   Rome, Colosseum hypogeum (underground) over which was a wooden floor covered with sand (arena)

   
Rome, Circus Maximus (50 BC) SE of Palatine Hill in background

  Rome, Arch of Constantine (315 AD) near Colosseum   Rome, Roman Forum NW of Palatine Hill in background
   
Rome, Arch of Septimius Severus (203 AD) at NE end of Roman Forum

  Rome, Temple of Saturn (~500 BC) at west end of Roman Forum   Rome, Temple of Castor and Pollux (~500 BC) in Roman Forum
   
Rome, Trajan's Column (113 AD) in Forum of Trajan, north of the Roman Forum

  Rome, spiral bas relief on Trajan's Column   Rome, Trajan's Market (~110 AD) in Forum of Trajan
   
Rome, Basilica Ulpia in Forum of Trajan

  Rome, Largo di Torre Argentina, Theatre of Pomprey, where Julius Caesar was assassinated

  Rome, Aurelian wall (~275 AD)
   
Rome, poppies along Roman road   Rome, Roman road leading to Roman Forum

  Rome, poppies along Roman road
   
Rome, Saint Paul statue next to Porta del Popolo (Gate of the People), the northern gate to Piazza del Popolo

  Rome, Spanish Steps (1725) and center of the Fountain of the Old Boat (1627) in Piazza di Spagna   Rome, Colonna dell'Immacolata (Virgin Mary on Roman column), Piazza Mignanelli
   
Rome, Pantheon temple to all the Roman gods (rebuilt ~100 AD), portico of granite Corinthian columns under a pediment leading into a rotunda under a dome with an oculus (opening)

  Rome, Castel Sant'Angelo (Mausoleum of Hadrian 139 AD) and Bridge of Angels over the Tiber river   Rome, Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II (1935), Capitoline Hill
   
Rome, Fontana dei Tritoni (1715) in front of Temple of Hercules Victor (Greek 100+ BC), Forum Boario

  Rome, Fontona di Trevi (Baroque 1762)   Rome, Fontona del Tritone (1643) by Bernini in Piazza Barberi
   
Vatican City, St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro) infront of St. Peter's Basilica   Vatican City, St. Peter's Basilica (construction 1506-1626), granite Egyptian obelisk (13th century BC)

  Vatican City, St. Peter's Square and Papal Apartments
   
Vatican City, inside St. Peter's Basilica   Vatican City, La Pieta (1499) by Michelangelo, located in St. Peter's Basilica   Vatican City, ceiling of Sistine Chapel (1508-1512) painted by Michelangelo, located within Vatican Museums

   
Vatican City, grounds near Vatican Museums   Vatican City, view of Rome from Vatican Museums

  Vatican City, one entrance to Vatican Museums
   
Vatican City, Venus Felix and son Cupid (Roman), Vatican Museums   Vatican City, Laocoon and His Sons (~20 BC), Trojan priest and sons Antiphantes and Thymbraeus strangled by sea serpents   Vatican City, Apollo Belvedere (~325 BC), Vatican Museums, model for Michelangelo's David
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