Between the museum Macro and Maximum form the quarter Nomentano to the Esquiline Hill. Walking from one millennium to another.

Start reaching the Macro Museum (museomacro.org/it/macro-nizza-138) in the district Nomentano Via Nizza. Thanks to a recent renovation a portion of the Peroni Brewery it was trasformed as a museum of contemporary art. However, do a walk around the eight hundred Century building and you will find a few steps away from the wall bordering the historic center of Rome there is’ a neighborhood very much alive despite its bourgeois.

Art galleries and bars such as the Tribeca (www.tribecacafe.net) will give you the feeling of being in upper side of Manhattan and yet you are always very close to the Aurelian walls.

Mercato (Market) Rionale Piazza Alessandria - Rome, Roma, Italy

Mercato (Market) Rionale Piazza Alessandria – Rome, Roma, Italy

In Piazza Alessandria there ‘s also a local market only open in the morning where you can supply fresh fruit or you make a sandwich on the fly without spending a big fortuna.

Progressing on the path between palace to palace by the Ministry of Labour to the Ministry of Finance, impressive buildings of all the late nineteenth century, arrive at Piazzale della Stazione Termini and look behind the bulky statue dedicated to Pope John Paul II the Museum Maximum home to the National Museum of Rome Palazzo Massimo (https://www.museonazionaleromano.beniculturali.it/it/170/palazzo-massimo .

Palazzo Massimo

Palazzo Massimo, Largo di Villa Peretti, 00185, Roma, Italia

This museum and “one of the wonders of the city”. If you do not impressed the building will thrill Its treasures. Busts and statues of Roman history are the best in this area. Only here you will feel like putting your nose between the sheets of Julius Caesar. It ‘in the Forum, it’ in the ruins of Ostia Antica you can find whole rooms with original frescoes which give you the real feeling of how they lived emperors should reach Pompei to try a similar emotion.

After so many movies about gladiators then you can not avoid linger on the statue of the boxer or remain dumbfounded in front of the discobolo. Leaving the museum head to the big fountain that fills Square Esedra. On this square you will find a way to take refreshments at one of the beautiful bars that dot the gallery.

Fontana Esedra, Piazza Esedra (Piazza della repubblica), Roma The Fountain of the Naiads on Piazza della Repubblica

Fontana Esedra, Piazza Esedra (Piazza della repubblica), Roma
The Fountain of the Naiads on Piazza della Repubblica

If you want a drink with a lot of red carpet do not miss the bar of the Boscolo Exedra Hotel (http://exedra-roma.boscolohotels.com) where they go to unwind, film artists. But if you aspired to something more reserved take a few more steps to the next gallery where the Pasticceria (pastry shop) Dagnino (www.pasticceriadagnino.com) one of the most ‘ancient Sicilian bakeries in town.

Now more about this impressive square overlooking one of the most ‘exciting basilicas that Rome has to offer.

The Chirch , La Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri alle Terme di Diocleziano (www.santamariadegliangeliroma.it).

Reading this name so ‘long you’ll wonder’ cause you can not see a building so ‘important. Do not be afraid to enter the door on the square and ‘interior that will leave you’ breathless. Michelangelo has been responsible for architectural design with the Vanvitelli, and the magnificence of its interior is exploited to bring prestige to the funeral of statesmen for a final farewell. Take back the other way for a church always a few hundred meters. Cross the square to go down as Via Nazionale and take the first left at the end of this journey you will prefigure ‘the back of another basilica which arrive after skirting the Opera of Rome. Santa Maria Maggiore walking on this tour you will see the B side attacked the ramp for one last effort and you’ll be on top of the Esquiline Hill to the front of one of the churches most ‘beautiful in Rome in front of you in all its glory! Economic note: churches and basilicas in Rome did not contain an admission fee but always incredible treasures inside. The only warning for tourists and ‘to wear appropriate so enjoy!.

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