Cliched though this scene may appear, it is not contrived. I just came across the view as we walked from Villa Adriana to the nearest coffee shop five minutes up the road. 929 more words
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Today, Tivoli! A lot of people in the hostel have recommended Tivoli when chatting about places to go, luckily I had this tour booked. Hadrian’s Villa, or Villa Adriana, was one of my favourite things to study, and this tour includes entry to Villa d’Este as well, which was a minor recreation and remains in much better condition. 245 more words
Scene of everyday Tivoli
Tivoli is a small town, located an hour away by a train from central Rome. The journey there was planned and I encourage everyone to consider going as well, especially for it being a very popular tourist attraction. 1,049 more words
This month’s sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa are a pair of marble herms whose heads are traditionally identified as Tragedy and Comedy.
According to the Italian archaeologist Giovanni Battista Visconti, both herms were found in 1735 by the owner of the Villa, … 257 more words