If you’re planning a visit to Rome, write down your list of can’t-miss sites. Then, go to these ones instead.
It’s the latest in a slew of incidents concerning tourists trespassing on historic landmarks and cultural heritage sites across the country.
Soaring temperatures and litter discarded by tourists might have added to the problem, authorities say.
A video of an apparent tourist crawling into the historic fountain went viral.
The Sicilian Archaeological Park of Segesta and the church of San Benedetto il Moro are among the landmarks impacted by fires in the Mediterranean.
The ruins of Roman Emperor Nero’s theater, long believed lost, were found under the gardens of the Palazzo della Rovere just outside of Vatican City.
In Klein’s work, the critical structure and the sheer pleasure of painting are inextricable.
The large-scale floor is an artistic feat, covered in incredibly detailed philosophical and Biblical imagery inlaid over 56 marble panels.
Online, some are pointing out the irony of raising funds to rebuild Michelangelo Pistoletto’s “Venus of the Rags” while the homelessness crisis continues.
Italian officials decried the vandalism, which was caught on camera by a fellow tourist.
The pope embraced art that questions traditional narratives, a marked shift from his condemnation of León Ferrari’s “blasphemous” sculpture decades ago.
A court ruled that Edizioni Condé Nast used a photograph of Michelangelo’s sculpture “insidiously and maliciously” in a magazine cover.