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Some great new museums in Rome

A June 2000 trip to Rome by Venezia

Quote: For the Jubilee Year, Rome has restored a few of its great museums and reopened some very old Palazzi. If you have already seen the major sites and want to discover a few of Rome's other treasures--do not miss these choice spots.

Some great new museums in Rome

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Overview

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Here is a list of the museums that shouldn't be missed: The Capitoline Museums - These two interlocking museums facing each other in Michelangelo's Campidoglio comprise the oldest museum in the world. Newly restored they house ancient Roman sculpture that Pope Julius II donated to create this fantastic set of museums. Palazzo Altemps--Piazza Sant'Apollinare--has just been reopened and houses some more Roman ruins. The palazzo itself is too die for--the frescos on the upper loggia should not be missed and its proximity to Piazza Navona means a tartufo at Tre Scalini after all the sightseeing. Palazzo Spada - this palazzo seems to get overlooked as it is next to Palazzo Farnese and behind ano...Read More

Tre Scalini

Restaurant

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Known for their 'tartufo' - a chocolate chunk covered ice-cream ball with a cherry inside. They charge you an arm and a leg, but you are sitting in the most beautiful square in Rome, eating the most delicious ice cream--so it's okay!

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Tre Scalini
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