House Museums of Rome: Art-Filled Oases Minus the Crowds

Keats Shelley House at the Spanish Steps, Rome

The house museums and palace galleries of Rome are among the city’s best-kept secrets.

Palazzo Colonna: A Hidden Palace in the Heart of Rome [Review]

Although I have spent years exploring Rome, I am often surprised by little things I have never noticed. A spider decoration above a door or a hidden flood marker on the side of a building can fill me with glee. “Ahhhh, how many others have noticed that?” I muse.

But on a recent tour with Context Travel I found that there are still several very big things in this city that I have overlooked, places that have been hiding in plain sight that I just hadn’t bothered to check out.

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