100 Nativity scenes in Rome

Our Blogger: Wanda

100presepi2From half of November, the road is all in descent toward one of the most important festivities: Christmas, and one of the most Italian traditions during this season is that of the Nativity scenes.

If you take a walk for the historical center remember that on Piazza del Popolo you will find a very interesting exhibition of 100 scenes of nativity.

Every year Rome celebrates Christmas with this national exhibition, that this year will take place from November 23 rd 2009 to January 6 th 2010 on the Bramante Room. it has on display Nativity scenes coming from most Italian regions and from various foreign Countries of Europe, of Africa, of Latin America and of Asia: works of artists and Italian artisans and foreigners, that belong to museums and private or corporative collections, or to cultural associations.

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Within the Show is also realized this year the Workshop “Playing with the Nativity scene” .The entrance ticket to the exhibition gives you the right to participate in the Laboratory (previous booking); children from 4 to 11 years can build characters of the Nativity scene,  under the supervision of specialized staff. Every child will be allowed to keep his creations.


Sala del Bramante – via G. D’Annunzio (Piazza del Popolo)
Ingresso: tutti i giorni dalle 9:30 alle 20:00
Per informazioni: 06-85357191/06-8542355        
email: rdnsrl@tiscalinet.it
website: www.presepi.it

Tickets:                                                                                                   Weekdays: full € 4,50, discounted € 3,50
Holydays and pre-holidays: full € 5,00, discounted € 4,00

Piazza del popolo is only a 15 min. subway trip away from Yes Hotel and Hotel Des Artistes! We’re waiting for you to have a wonderful Christmas…!!!