Rome

vintage, black and white, spanish steps, church
Travel Channel stars reveal Rome as you've never seen it before. How did secret ingredients and an ancient recipe build the first metropolis? Also, learn how American GIs helped create an iconic pasta dish.

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vintage, black and white, spanish steps, church
Fontana della Barcaccia Then

Fontana della Barcaccia Then

Seen with the Piazza di Spagna, the Fontana della Barcaccia and the Spanish Steps in the foreground, the Trinita dei Monti in Rome is a religious landmark. 960 1280

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Fontana della Barcaccia Now

Fontana della Barcaccia Now

Today, the church, steps and plaza are just as beautiful and among the city’s biggest tourist attractions (even though it doesn’t look like it in this photo!).  960 1280

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Piazza di Montecitorio Then

Piazza di Montecitorio Then

The Piazza di Montecitorio in the later part of the 1800s. 960 1280

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Piazza di Montecitorio Now

Piazza di Montecitorio Now

Today, the Piazza di Montecitorio looks as though it hasn’t changed much in 100 years, except for a fresh coat of paint on the buildings. 960 1280

  

Piazza della Minerva Then

Piazza della Minerva Then

The Piazza della Minerva, shown here in the late 1890s, is near the Pantheon in Rome.  960 1280

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Piazza della Minerva Now

Piazza della Minerva Now

The present-day Piazza della Minerva. 960 1280

  

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