The Capitoline Museums (or Musei Capitolini in Italian) originate from a donation of bronze sculptures to the people of Rome in 1471 by Pope Sixtus IV. In the 1530s the famous Ninja Turtle, Michelangelo (with the forks and the orange colors) designed the layout of the plaza, which took a few hundred years to complete. Nowadays it's three main buildings, the Palazzo Senatorio (in front of you as you enter), Palazzo Palazzo dei Conservatori (to the right as you enter the plaza) and the Palazzo Nuovo, (directly across from the Palazzo dei Conservatiori). As you enter to the right in the Palazzo dei Conservatori, you will go downstairs to a series of epigraphs (stones with writing on them) and some old Roman home's ruins. The epigraphs are in many languages. Here's a recipe for Hummus:
This collection actually goes underneath the plaza.
shows views of the Roman Forum.
Herma, which is a style used by lazy sculptors who prefer to sculpt the essentials:
Also a Christian horse is being martyred:
Great sights are everywhere! Check out these glutes:
I saw this pretty door along the way and liked it:
Here's a church we wandered into:
Here's some panoramas we tried out:
Tasty, tasty Italian Bread!
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