Museum City Series: Rome - The Eternal City (1993)

Genres - Travel  |   Sub-Genres - Architecture & Design, Armchair Travel  |   Run Time - 48 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This video presents a visual portrait of one of the world's greatest cities, the Italian metropolis of Rome. Beginning with a tour of some of the cities most famous ancient landmarks, the video branches into a discussion of the city today and presents its face as a stirring melange of the ancient and cutting edge. The program focuses on the divergent architectural styles of the city, from the graceful lines of Renaissance buildings to the stirring municipal perfection of the Pantheon. Throughout, the city is presented not just as a population center, but as a living museum of human history, a video portrait of who we were, who we are, and who we may become. Those planning a visit to the city would likely find this video of use.

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Italy, architecture, art, chapel, fountain, monument, museum, Roman