Castle Gandolfo, Castle in Rome, Papal Residence, Albano Lake, Rome, Italy

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Castle Gandolfo, Castle in Rome, Papal Residence, Albano Lake, Rome, Italy

Castle Gandolfo, Papal Residence

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The Pontifical Villas of Castle Gandolfo is basically a set of remains of many famous villas of antiquity: Albano Domitiani emperor residence Dominitians and others. Famous scholars have formulated the hypothesis that the residence also includes the remains of the center of the ancient city of Alba Longa. The residence is equipped not only for the summer season, but also for the winter, rich in natural beauty and magnificent buildings, monuments and works of art.
The villa has been experienced by many emperors of ancient Rome, among these are: Domitian, Hadrian and Marcus Aurelius and Septimius Severus.

Castle Gandolfo

In 1929, with the birth of the State of the Vatican City and the resulting treaty, the papal villa in Castle Gandolfo (which is now added the nearby Villa Barberini) were declared extraterritorial domain pontifical right under Pope Pius XI, the Apostolic Palace of Castle Gandolfo returned to be the summer residence of the popes. Pius XI made by the architect Giuseppe Momo also make the connections between the three properties, neighboring but separated by public roads: a lodge to join the Apostolic Palace at Villa Cybo and a bridge for communicating the garden of the latter with the Villa Barberini. In 1934, moreover, the Pope himself was laid on the top floor of the Apostolic Palace, under the tower, the seat of the Vatican observatory, also known as the Vatican Observatory. With the additional purchase of some land to Albano Laziale, there finally was able to install a small farm so that the set of properties papal Castle Gandolfo, all connected to each other, is now one large park, which covers approximately 55 hectares is higher than that of the same Vatican state.

 

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Special apartment in the city centre of Rome – in the Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere
Special hotel in the city center of Rome

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