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Campidoglio

Campidoglio is the other name of the Capitoline Hill, one of the seven hills on which Rome was founded, even if, according to a legend, a first village on the hill was founded by the God Saturn.
On the top of the hill there is the Piazza del Campidoglio, planned by Michelangelo Buonarroti, who designed it in detail, even the pavement. He completely changed the previous square, and put in the middle an equestrian statue representing the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. The statue is a copy, the original one, after a long restoration, is today conserved in the Capitolini Museums; this is the only equestrian statue of classic age that survived until modern age.
Today on the Piazza there are magnificent palaces, among which the Palazzo Senatorio, that is the seat of the Municipality of Rome, and the Capitolini Museums, open since 1735 (one of the most ancient museums of the world), in the other two palaces, connected also by a underground gallery, the Galleria Lapidaria.

The English word capitol (a buildings in which a legislature meets), as the term capital, come from the Capitoline Hill.

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Hotel Traiano * * * * Roma Hotel Traiano * * * * Roma
Located in the shopping centre of Rome, the hotel benefits from easy access to the main monuments of the city, including the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain. Directly opposite the Rome Forum, and just 10 minutes away from Rome’s Termini Station, the hotel offers rooms over 4 floors, each with i ...

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Hotel Daniela * * * Roma Hotel Daniela * * * Roma
Hotel Daniela is located just round the corner from Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica and close to Rome’s main Termini station as well as metro stops. This hotel, housed in an elegant old building, has recently been completely renovated to provide comfortable and clean rooms with modern amenities an ...

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Hotel Medici * * * Roma Hotel Medici * * * Roma
Hotel Medici is located in a quiet, central area a short walk from Via Veneto or Villa Borghese Park. City tours and public buses stop 50 metres away. The Medici is located in an elegant building of the 19th century, with a nice garden and a free internet point. Rooms are modern and stylish ...

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