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Rome: A Living Museum

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The thing about Rome is that you can be casually walking down a street, thinking about whether you’re in a pizza or pasta kind of mood for lunch when you happen to find yourself in front of some large, very old looking church – one that’s not particularly unique from the outside. You don’t recognize the name, and it wasn’t on any of the must-see lists you researched before the trip. But having some time to kill, you make a donation and walk through the entrance and find this

It seemed to happen constantly in Rome. We’d be on our way somewhere and accidentally stumble upon some incredible square or building because in truth, all of Rome – the whole city – is a living, breathing museum.