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  • 1. Auditorium Parco della Musica

    Flaminio | Festivals

    Architect Renzo Piano conceived and constructed the Auditorium Parco della Musica, a futuristic complex made up of three enormous, pod-shaped...Read More

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  • 2. Oratorio del Gonfalone

    Campo de' Fiori | Music

    A small concert hall with an internationally recognized series of Baroque classics, the Oratorio del Gonfalone's mid-16th century frescoed walls...Read More

  • 3. Roma Incontra il Mondo

    Parioli | Festivals

    World-class headliners as well as its beautiful location in Villa Ada, a former monarch's residence, make Roma Incontra il Mondo one of Europe...Read More

  • 4. RomaEuropa

    Festivals

    For six weeks in early fall, the RomaEuropa festival ignites stages and theaters as a collective, multi-venue avant-garde performing and visual...Read More

  • 5. Teatro Argentina

    Campo de' Fiori | Dance

    A gorgeous 18th-century theater, the Teatro Argentina evokes glamour and sophistication with its velvet upholstery, large crystal chandeliers...Read More

  • 6. Teatro dell'Opera

    Repubblica | Opera

    Long considered a far younger sibling of La Scala in Milan and La Fenice in Venice, the company commands an audience during its mid-November...Read More

  • 7. Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

    Esquilino | Dance

    Designed by Milanese architect Achille Sfondrini, Rome's opera house dates back to 1880 and is still world famous for its extraordinary acoustics...Read More

  • 8. Accademia Filarmonica Romana

    Flaminio | Music

    Nearly two centuries old, this is one of Rome's historic concert venues, founded in 1821, featuring both symphonic and chamber-music presentations...Read More

  • 9. Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

    Flaminio | Music

    One of the oldest conservatories in the world (founded 1585), this venue has a program of performances ranging from classical to contemporary...Read More

  • 10. Casa del Cinema

    Villa Borghese | Film

    Casa del Cinema is Rome's hub for all things film, with multiple screening rooms, a resource center with DVD library, laptops for private viewings...Read More

  • 11. Cinema Barberini

    Piazza di Spagna | Film

    One of the most commercial and central theaters in the city, Barberini is guaranteed to have at least one film on offer in its original language...Read More

  • 12. Cinema dei Piccoli

    Villa Borghese | Film

    This tiny quaint theater in the middle of the park has only 63 seats, and plays children's films during the day and adult new releases at night...Read More

  • 13. English Theatre of Rome

    Piazza Navona | Theater

    The oldest English-language theater group in town, English Theatre of Rome has a repertoire of original and celebrated plays. Performances are...Read More

  • 14. Estate Romana

    Festivals

    A summer-long, city-sponsored cultural series, many of these events are free and take place outdoors along the Tiber River and in piazzas all...Read More

  • 15. Festa del Cinema di Roma

    Flaminio | Festivals

    In the fall, cinephiles head to Rome for its annual film festival, two packed weeks of cinema celebration and celebrity spotting. The festival...Read More

  • 16. Gay Village

    Festivals

    From the end of May through mid-September, the festival known as Gay Village hosts an outdoor mega-party held in a different central location...Read More

  • 17. Il Tempietto

    Jewish Ghetto | Music Festivals

    This series of unforgettable concerts takes place throughout the year in otherwise inaccessible sites, like the 1st-century Teatro di Marcello...Read More

  • 18. Il Tempietto

    Jewish Ghetto | Festivals

    Music festivals and concerts are organized throughout the year in otherwise inaccessible sites, such as the Teatro di Marcello, the Church of...Read More

  • 19. L'isola del Cinema

    Trastevere | Film

    Every summer from June until September, the gorgeous open-air Cinema d'Isola di Tiberina hosts its own film festival on Tiber Island. The 450...Read More

  • 20. Nuovo Olimpia

    Piazza Navona | Film

    Just off Rome's Via del Corso in the center of the city, Nuovo Olimpia is the cinema for Rome's international community, showing new-release...Read More

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