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Museums, Galleries, Music and More

Travelers discover a world of wonder when they embrace a destination's arts and culture. Whether you examine the Mona Lisa's mysterious smile in Paris, walk in soldiers' footsteps on Civil War battlefields or shimmy to live music in Nashville, cultural attractions can be the highlight of any vacation.

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Castel Sant'Angelo was originally designed by Emperor Hadrian to be used as a mausoleum for his own family. 960 1280


Even though it's located in Rome, Vatican City has been an independent state since 1929. 960 1280


In ancient Rome, the Forum was the center of city life, playing host to festivals, funerals and rituals. 960 1280


Take a seat on the Spanish Steps, and watch the city go by. 960 1280


The Capuchin Crypt celebrates the life of the religious order of the Capuchin friars. 960 1280

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The first bloody fight took place at the Colosseum in A.D. 82, starting a tradition of battles between men and beasts. 960 1280


Inside the Galleria Borghese, you'll find Bernini sculptures including Apollo and Daphne. 960 1280


The Pantheon's architecture has inspired copycats around the globe. 960 1280


The largest and most memorable of the 3 fountains in Piazza Navona is Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers. 960 1280


Throw 3 coins into Trevi Fountain, and you'll be assured a return trip to Rome. Or so the legend goes. 960 1280


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