Rome’s city self-guided Virtual Experience: Politics and Roman holidays

Stops

10

Stories

54

Type

Virtual

Duration

50min

Audio

Human Voice

Description

Experience the city of Rome from the comfort of your home with an engaging self-guided virtual tour, narrated in English, from your PC or smartphone browser. It’s so simple! You will receive an email with the tour link with instructions and, in a couple of minutes, you will travel to Rome and enjoy a virtual journey from the comfort of your couch!

 

Through the power of storytelling combined with street and satellite views, you will learn not only about historical facts but also discover unknown stories and tales of ancient and modern times that will amaze your family and friends. The tour’s content is the result of in-depth research, squeezed into brief intriguing stories that will make your virtual visit both engaging and informative. The tour is only available online and you can access it repeatedly and anytime.

 

This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into Rome’s most prominent piazzas and illustrious landmarks, to recall favorite Italian movies and immerse yourself in the surroundings in an entirely innovative way.

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Fantastic Beasts

The statues might be the focal point of the fountain, but there are several more details that make the composition so powerful and dynamic. There are, for example, seven different animals portrayed around the fountain, close to the statues of the rivers, lurking under the rocks. This was a very inventive innovation which allowed Bernini to evoke a remarkable level of theatricality, so typical of the Baroque Era. Close to the river Danube, we see a horse while a creature that looks like a crocodile or an armadillo is lurking next to the Rio de la Plata. A lion appears next to the Nile and a dragon seems to have coiled its body around the paddle of the river Ganges. A snake, a sea snake, and a dolphin are also present in the grandiose composition. Yet, we must never forget that this was a work commissioned by the Pope, whose holiness and dominion is praised with the dove, symbol of the Holy Spirit, flying atop the obelisk.

Details

There is no meeting point. The virtual tour doesn’t require a visit to the site and it is designed to start opposite the Altar of the Fatherland.

  • Virtual Self-guided Tour for Rome’s City with satellite & street views
  • Audio content with engaging & original stories in English
  • This is a virtual walking tour for the city of Rome that you can take from the comfort of your home and feel like you were there
  • No live guide or meeting point required
  • You will receive an email with instructions on how to access your tour via a link. Check your spam folder as well
  • No special equipment is needed (i.e. special glasses)
  • This product can be accessed from any web browser and requires internet connection

Cancellation Policy: This product cannot be refunded once activated.

Altare della Patria: The virtual tour begins opposite the Altar of the Fatherland (Altare della Patria), which stands as a symbol of Italy’s unification in the 19th century. Learn about the first king of modern Italy and pay your respects to the country’s unknown soldier as you discover a most significant national monument. 

 

Trevi Fountain: There’s no way to visit Rome without paying a visit, even a virtual one, to the city’s most iconic fountain! Fontana di Trevi, the pearl of the Baroque era, is brimful of water and stories that come alive through a compelling storytelling concept.  Even though you cannot toss a coin in the fountain, you can always immerse yourself in the Roman Dolce Vita

 

Pantheon: The Pantheon of Rome is a stunning example of the excellence of ancient engineering! With its colossal dome and its continuous history spanning a period of almost more than two millennia, it is a must-see attraction in the heart of Rome. Follow your virtual audio guide inside the enormous temple and learn about some of its bizarre legends!

 

Piazza Navona: Piazza Navona is a picture-perfect Roman square, just a stone’s throw away from Ponte Sant’ Angelo. A charming ensemble of Baroque art, stunning fountains and bustling city life is there to be discovered. You’ll also gain some fascinating insights about the erstwhile function of the piazza as a pool for the public during hot summer days!

Desktop, Laptop or smartphone device, Internet connection

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Why take a self-guided tour?

Clio Muse Tours’ self-guided virtual experience takes you on an informative and entertaining journey to the world’s top destinations. If you’re looking for the best way to sate your wanderlust while at home, gain insight into the world-class monuments or take a first taste from the sites you’re planning to visit on your next trip, Clio Muse virtual experiences are bound to captivate your attention.
Based on the award-winning storytelling methodology developed by the Clio Muse team, each one of the self-guided virtual experiences is complemented with the fascinating narratives curated by handpicked authors, tour guides, destination experts and historians. The combination of real satellite and street view images and our exceptional audio content brings to life on your screen acclaimed sites and museums.
Purchase a virtual experience from your laptop, desktop, smart TV or smartphone and you will be redirected to a new browser window on your device to enjoy the tour online!

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