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Scalinata dei Borgia, Rome

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  • It is one of the forms of access to the chiesa of San Pietro in Vincoli where michelangelo's magnificent Moses is located. His story is very rich, linked to the intrigues of the Borgia.
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  • They are in one of the darkest and most unusual places to visit, but if you want to get out of the circuit of the usual Rome to explore you have to pass from here too. From the ascent of the Borgias, this flight of stairs from the left fame, an unexpected glimpse that surprises. It is a corner of poetry, which hides, in reality, the events of murders and family intrigues to make even the most naive of romantics pale. Perhaps that is why the perception I feel is that of gloomy atmospheres, not only because of the darkness of the furnace in which I find myself passing but for the events that have followed, for the power struggles that have overlapped over time. So much so that the alley refers to some supposed properties of that strange family of Pope Alexander VI, the Borgias. For example, the Renaissance arena covered with ipay that overlooks me, with the balcony from which I like to imagine looking out the beautiful and dangerous Lucrezia.
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  • These creepy steps are a must see if you know some history. You can almost feel the evil in the air when you are walk down the stairs. When you come out though there is beautiful wisteria hanging on t...  more »
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