Architecture in Southern Rome

Rome Convention Centre La Nuvola

Contemporary architecture buffs will appreciate Rome's congress centre, designed by Italian architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, and unveiled in late 2016. The striking building comprises a transparent, glass…
Architecture in Villa Borghese & Northern Rome

Foro Italico

At the foot of the heavily wooded Monte Mario, the Foro Italico is a grandiose Fascist-era sports complex, centred on the Stadio Olimpico, Rome’s 70,000-seat football stadium. Most people pass through en route to a …
Notable Building in San Giovanni & Testaccio

UN Food & Agriculture Organisation

Seat of the UN Food & Agriculture Organisation since 1952, this landmark building was originally commissioned by Mussolini to house the Ministry of Italian Africa.Visits are by guided group tours only, which sho…
Notable Building in Southern Rome

Palazzo dei Congressi

Rome's Congress Palace was constructed for the 1942 Universal Exposition, and hosted the fencing during the 1960 Olympics. The enormous terrace above the colonnade occasionally hosts spectacular club nights.
Notable Building in Southern Rome

Palazzetto dello Sport

This covered stadium was built for the 1960 Olympics, and still hosts sporting and entertainment events today, with a capacity of around 12,000.
Notable Building in Southern Rome

Scuola Cesare Battisti

This elementary school housed in a landmark building appeared in Nanni Moretti's film Caro Diario.
Architecture in Southern Rome

Albergo Rosso

This iconic housing block was designed by Innocenzo Sabbatini between 1928 and '29.