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Rome - Galleria Spada

Near the Tiber and Ponte Sisto in Rome, hidden in small streets and easily passed by, is the Galleria Spada located in a very grand and beautiful Palazzo. It holds an art collection especially dedicated to Old Masters and Italian art. There are several rooms to explore and the paintings are arranged in a traditional way. The cabinet feels historical and that is also the intention of this place, one feels like fallen out of time like in many sights in Rome. Outside in a small backyard you can also explore Borrominis secret garden. The Galleria Spada is a secret jewel in Rome for people who do not like mass tourism.

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On the Easter weekend I was in Weilburg for a few hours. The town is situated on a mountain surrounded by a steep rock face and water in a valley. On top of the mountain sits a great Renaissance and Baroque complex. It is completely preserved and inside the premises are to be visited with complete furniture. Especially recommended is a guided tour of the many wings of the castle, there are real treasures and an orangery with deceptively painted wall tiles and very beautiful Renaissance murals. The facility is located in the middle of the city very nice. Also recommended is the visit to the Mining Museum and City Museum opposite. They have many old first editions and in the Mining Museum, a great deceptively real tunnel has been created underground, which leaves one astonished.

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