The Colosseum is one of the most impressive buildings in the world. It could accommodate almost 80,000 people at the beginning of our era. Considered the largest Roman amphitheatre ever built, the Colosseum completed in the year 80 offered the Roman people gladiatorial combat, as well as wild animal hunting. Located just across from the prestigious monument, Palazzo Manfredi offers private guided tours and is an ideal starting point for reliving the glory of the eternal city.
From Palazzo Manfredi, mere streets separate you from the vestiges of ancient Rome. Palatine Hill, a vast and ancient open-air museum, the Roman Forum, the Arch of Constantine and Domus Aurea, everything here takes us back to the time of the Roman emperors. Whether its buildings are still standing or in ruins, ancient Rome never ceases to amaze!
Located atop a Roman pagan temple dedicated to Mithra, the present Basilica of Saint Clement dates from the 12th century. Its façade dating from 1719 is the work of architect Stefano Carlo Fontana. The internal ornamentation in this three-nave basilica is among the best preserved of all the churches in Rome and includes murals, exquisite mosaics and opulent marble marquetry on the floor. A treasure of rare elegance located 3 minutes on foot from Palazzo Manfredi.
From Palazzo Manfredi, via alleys, small squares and passages, you’ll discover the history of the city from Roman times to the Renaissance. There is something to see on every street: a chapel, a sculpture, not to mention landmarks such as the Pantheon, St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, as well as the Trevi Fountain, where lovers make the most extravagant wishes while posing for souvenir photos!
Rome also provides an opportunity to rediscover the simplest pleasures that life has to offer. Wandering aimlessly, while soaking up by the atmosphere, getting to grips with the Italian gastronomy by trying some delicious pizza, a plate of pasta and some artisanal ice cream... generally embracing the slow life!
Built at the foot of the former gladiator barracks during the Roman Empire, Palazzo Manfredi offers stunning views of the Colosseum, day and night. Enjoy breakfast - or any other meal - there, allowing you to try the wonderful dishes prepared by chef Giuseppe di Iorio. Romance is guaranteed!