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Italy: But not as you know it

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Italy: But not as you know it

You’ve admired the Colosseum and soaked up the sights and sounds of Venice, but another Italy is waiting in the wings. We uncover the faces and places — old and new — that are rewriting…

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Hiking Monte Testaccio

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Hiking Monte Testaccio

Climbing Monte Testaccio — a hill made of broken pottery fragments — reveals a story of the hands that crafted the forgotten terracotta

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Rome’s underground attractions

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Rome’s underground attractions

Having disappeared from the annals of history until a century ago, the Basilica Sotterranea di Porta Maggiore has been restored — and its cleaned-up carvings suggest this mysterious place was dedicated to the cult of…

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Day trips from Rome

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Day trips from Rome

Head beyond Rome’s outer limits — to the medieval towns, ancient trails and dormant volcanoes — to discover some of the lesser-known sights within easy reach of the Eternal City

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