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Night on Piazza di Pietra in Rome, Italy. 
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Night on Piazza di Pietra in Rome, Italy.

Wikipedia: The Temple of Hadrian is a temple to the deified Hadrian on the Campus Martius in Rome, Italy, built by his adoptive son and successor Antoninus Pius in 145 and now incorporated into a later building in the Piazza di Pietra (Piazza of Stone - derived from use of the temple's stones to build the piazza). It was once erroneously known as the Temple of Neptune. One wall of the cella survives, together with 11 of the 15-metre high Corinthian columns from the external colonnade, on a 4 m high peperino base. The fixing holes for its original marble covering can still be seen. This facade, along with the architrave (reconstructed after antiquity), was incorporated into a 17th century papal palace by Carlo Fontana, now occupied by the Borsa bank. The building was octostyle and had 15 columns on each long side (4 have been lost from the surviving side).
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The Fontana delle Tartarughe (The Turtle Fountain) in the Piazza Mattei, in the Sant'Angelo district of Rome, Italy. 
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The Fontana delle Tartarughe (The Turtle Fountain) in the Piazza Mattei, in the Sant'Angelo district of Rome, Italy.

Designed by Giacomo della Porta, the Fountain of the Tortoises was built in 1581-1588 and decorated with four delicate bronze youths surmounting four dolphins by the florentine sculptor Taddeo Landini. The monument represents a unique creation of artistic world of XVI century in Rome. The sculptures of youths and dolphins appear to be the most impressive feature of the fountain compared with its architectural structure with its elaborate display of polychrome precious marble varieties: "bigio antico" for the upper basin, "pavonazzetto" for the baluster, "africano" for the shells. These decorative elements make this fountain comparable to the Florentine models and make it a true gem of Manierist art.

After the restoration of the ancient Acqua Vergine Aqueduct, the "Camera Capitolina", the Council of the Capitoline Township, in 1570 decided for a comprehensive fountain building program designed by the Architect Giacomo della Porta, which would include numerous monumental fountains. According to the program a fountain was to be placed in the Piazza Giudea nearby. Muzio Mattei, a noble man whose palace was in Piazza Mattei, insisted that the fountain be moved to this square, in turn he promised to pave the square at his own expenses and keep the fountain clear.

Four bronze tortoises are placed on the edge of the upper basin. Although they give the name to the fountain they were added perhaps by the hand of G. L. Bernini himself only at the time of the 1658-59 restoration carried out by Pope Alessandro VII (1655-1667) whose name appears on the inscriptions on the basis of the monument. (Text from the nearby information plaque).

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Inside the Pantheon in Rome. 
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Inside the Pantheon in Rome.

The Pantheon is a building in Rome, commissioned by Marcus Agrippa as a temple to all the gods of Ancient Rome, and rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian in about 126 AD. The building is circular with a portico of three ranks of huge granite Corinthian columns (eight in the first rank and two groups of four behind) under a pediment opening into the rotunda, under a coffered, concrete dome, with a central opening (oculus) to the sky. Almost two thousand years after it was built, the Pantheon's dome is still the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome. The height to the oculus and the diameter of the interior circle are the same, 43.3 metres (142 ft). A rectangular structure links the portico with the rotunda. It is one of the best preserved of all Roman buildings. It has been in continuous use throughout its history, and since the 7th century, the Pantheon has been used as a Roman Catholic church dedicated to St. Mary and the Martyrs but informally known as Santa Maria Rotonda. (Text based on Wikipedia).
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The tomb of King Victor Emmanuel II in the Pantheon in RomeInside the Pantheon
In the crypt below the Santa Maria Scala Coeli church in the Tre Fontane Abbey in Rome. 
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In the crypt below the Santa Maria Scala Coeli church in the Tre Fontane Abbey in Rome.

A small 15th-century altar is dedicated to Saint Zeno and his 10,203 Roman legionnaires, martyred here during Diocletian's persecutions of Christians. Behind the window on the right you can see the cell where St. Paul the Apostle was being held before his beheading.
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On the stairs leading down from Via Nazionale to the 5th-century Basilica di San Vitale in Rome. 
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On the stairs leading down from Via Nazionale to the 5th-century Basilica di San Vitale in Rome.
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