Come and Discover:
The Capitoline Museums which are located on top of the Capitoline Hill, in the square designed by Michelangelo in the XVI century.
The Capitoline collection was created in the 1471, by Pope Sixtus IV, who bestowed to the people of Rome a few bronze statues to be admired for public enjoyment. Through donations and acquisitions, the collection expanded and today it hosts some of the most famous and meaningful ancient sculptures in Rome.
Follow Livia to discover myths and history of Rome. Admire, among other things, the colossal marble head of Constantine, the huge statue of an Ocean called “Marforio”, the Capitoline Gaul, the Capitoline Venus, the original bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius and the mysterious and amazing Lupa (she-wolf) that became the symbol of Rome.
The building of the collection is, in itself, a work of art with its beautifully painted rooms and ceilings.
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