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We are going to start offering hiking tours starting in the local hills just outside if Rome.
This was taken on a great trail above the magical Lago di Nemi.
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Last week I spoke about Wine Culture at the IWINETC and also on a panel on using social media for wine tourism. I loved the people, food and wine of Georgia beyond words.
Facade of the Palace
Family Crest of the della Rovere
The inner courtyard
Copy of Roman relief from the burial chamber of a Roman general that fought under Domitian (found on site)-Original in the Vatican Museums
The fireplace (the most interested part of this hall
The strangest Jonah I have ever laid eyes on-Salviati
Cappella del Palio-Salviati
Ceiling in the Cappella del Palio-F. Salviati
Palazzo della Cancelleria was built between 1489 and 1513 for the Cardinal Riario who was the chancel of the Pope. It is one of the first palaces in Rome built from the ground up in the “new” Renaissance style using scavenged travertine from the nearby Theatre of Pompey as well as Egyptian granite columns that were originally used to build the 5th century church San Lorenzo in Damascus. This church was engulfed by the palace. Many hands have played a part in the execution of this palace including some of the most important families in Roman history such as the Della Rovere, the Farnese. Some sources claim the palace is based on the designs of the great Bramante.
A visit to the place gives us a great idea of how Renaissance palaces looked like in Rome. The palace is in a strategic area where there were two markets. Inside you can see murals by Vasari and you can visit a chapel decorated by the mannerist artist Francesco Salviati in the Cappella del Palio. Worth a visit to see the fireplace Julius III escaped from.
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