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Rome Sights

Porta del Popolo (City Gate)

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Updated 03/19/2014

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The medieval gate in the Aurelian walls was replaced in 1561 by the current one. Bernini further embellished it in 1655 for the much-heralded arrival of Queen Christina of Sweden, who had abdicated her throne to become a Roman Catholic.

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Piazza del Popolo and Piazzale Flaminio, Rome, Latium, 00187, Italy

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Updated 03/19/2014


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