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Rome Guide: Terme di Caracalla

This ancient baths (“Terme”) remained in use until the 6th century when the complex was sacked by the barbarian, destroying the installations. The ruins of the baths have become one of the most popular tourist attraction of the Eternal City. The Caracalla baths was more a leisure centre than just a series of baths. The Terme di Caracalla are open ...

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Thousands protest against Silvio Berlusconi

Many thousands of Italians have been taking part in a protest in Rome against the government of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The demonstrators, called out by the opposition, accused him of changing laws for his own benefit. The protest organisers also called for employment, education and health to be at the centre of campaigning for this month’s regional elections. A ...

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Rome Marathon – March 21, 2010

Rome’s marathon passes through some of the city’s most famous monuments, including the Colosseum and St Peter’s Basilica, the main church and mosque. The Marathon is one of the most important and typical events of the city. The city also organises Roma Fun Run, a shorter, non-competitive race. Even though the race itself takes place on 21 March, Rome begins ...

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