Obelisco della Minerva (Elephant and Obelisk)-The ultimate Rome 6-day trip itinerary Day 1

Meet Bernini’s ultimate revenge. Right behind the Pantheon, there is our favorite little square in Rome: Piazza della Minerva. This petite plaza shows us the most artistic elephant in the world. Obelisco Della Minerva (Elephant and Obelisk) designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The story behind it goes like this: Pope Alexander VII decided to have…

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Pantheon musing -The ultimate Rome 6-day trip itinerary Day 1

When Old meets young harmony. The great opening of the movie The belly of an architect by Peter Greenaway shot in front of Pantheon, so I knew I had to get that shot myself one day. Pantheon, without a doubt, is my favorite architecture in Rome. The outstanding, elegant, marvelous outlook gives me a huge…

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