One of the most fascinating neighborhoods of Rome is EUR. Located in the southern part of Rome, far from the city centre but well connected by underground, it was built in the 1940s to host the World Expo of 1942 that actually never took place because of WWII. In EUR, you will think you are in another country, in another continent since it is all white marbled and geometrical, symmetrical shapes. It is characterized by the rationalist style of the 1930s and 1940 that marked most buildings of the fascist era. But Rome had also great modern art before those years which you can see in the Coppedè area or in Villa Torlonia, just to mention a couple of places. And contemporary international architects are enriching our city’s skyline with the Auditorium, the controversial Ara Pacis and the newly-inaugurated MAXXI building. Word of advice, don’t just stop at ancient Roman columns or Baroque churches’ facades. Take time to see modern Rome and the dozens of contemporary art exhibitions on display here. We didn’t stop creating and appreciating beautiful art four or 20 centuries ago!
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