What Emperor Hadrian Lost: Audio Walk of Ancient Rome by Antinous the Tour Ghost

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My name in Antinous, and you may think of me as a two-thousand-year-old tour ghost. I will show you my favorite haunts, if you’ll forgive the pun. On this self-guided GPS audio tour, we shall go back in time and take a stroll through Ancient Rome, a most important piece of today’s historical center. I will tell you tales of how the mighty Emperor Hadrian influenced this city, and made her even more grand.

I am a ghost who holds a deep respect for edibles, so during our adventure I will be pointing out two places where you can enjoy coffee and gelato: coffee in Piazza Sant’Eustachio, and gelato at Grom near Piazza Navona. Never fear, I shall not only prioritize our stomachs: we will also be stopping at quite a few grand places of historical importance.

The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone’s GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

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Duration: 35 minutes
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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My name in Antinous, and you may think of me as a two-thousand-year-old tour ghost. I will show you my favorite haunts, if you’ll forgive the pun. On this self-guided GPS audio tour, we shall go back in time and take a stroll through Ancient Rome, a most important piece of today’s historical center. I will tell you tales of how the mighty Emperor Hadrian influenced this city, and made her even more grand.

I am a ghost who holds a deep respect for edibles, so during our adventure I will be pointing out two places where you can enjoy coffee and gelato: coffee in Piazza Sant’Eustachio, and gelato at Grom near Piazza Navona. Never fear, I shall not only prioritize our stomachs: we will also be stopping at quite a few grand places of historical importance.

The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone’s GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome Italy

Piazza Navona was paved in 1485. The fountain in the middle of the square, in front of the huge church is Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers, which dates back to 1651.

Pass By: Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

The Pantheon was commissioned by Marcus Agrippa, the son-in-law of Emperor Augustus, in the first century BC. Hadrian rebuilt and re-dedicated it about 200 years later. The huge inscription on the very front of the Pantheon says, “Marcus Agrippa, son of Lucius, consul for the third time, made this”.

Pass By: Piazza Venezia, 00187 Rome Italy

Piazza Venezia is one of the hubs of the city, and several important roads meet in this busy spot. The imposing structure at the end of the square is the monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, first king of Italy.



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