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Modern Rome: EUR Sightseeing tour

Modern Rome: EUR Sightseeing tour

€30 per person

A visit where we will discover a different Rome.

Modern Rome is located in the EUR district, a district designed in 1942 by Mussolini to host the Expo which could not be held because the Second World War broke out in the same year. This project was completed by the architect Marcello Piacentini in the late 1950s, where the rationalism and aestheticism of classical art merge.

EUR is the masterpiece of rationalism that highlights its countless white buildings.

We will visit:

  • Palazzo della Civiltà, also known as the square Colosseum, a building in reinforced concrete clad in travertine, with 54 arches for each facade, 9 arches in line and 9 in column
  • Palazzo dei Congressi, which was the Olympic venue during the 1960 Olympics. Today it is used as a center for congresses and exhibitions.
  • Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, located at the highest point of the EUR district, consecrated to the two apostles and belonging to the “Friars Minor Conventual”.

We will make a short stop at the Central Park of Lake Eur where we will see “the Garden of the waterfalls”, we will cross the Europa district where the Marconi Obelisk dedicated to the physicist Guillermo Marconi stands out, an obelisk with a pyramidal trunk, covered by 92 marble slabs of Carrara arranged on 4 rows.

  • Departure
    Circo Massimo Metro (line B) - in front of the Bistro Gran Massimo coffee shop
  • Departure Time
  • Return Time
  • Included
    Modern Rome: EUR Sightseeing tour
    Minimum number 4 people
  • Not Included
    entry without queue
    Entrance Fees

every Saturday

Tour details
  • DURATION: 3 hours
  • Departure Time: 09.30
  • Departure Point: Circo Massimo Metro (line B) - in front of the Bistro Gran Massimo coffee shop
  • Minimum number of participants: 4 people
Important information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellations can be made up to 48 hours before the tour. The refund will be made with the discount of the commission foreseen during the previously made payment transaction. If the cancellation is made after this time, the customer is not entitled to a full refund of the paid tour.

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