Discover the history of the monuments of Rome Monument Tracker
Entertaining app to discover historical treasures of the city of Rome with : Treasure hunt (not only for kids), augmented reality, itineraries, personalization with your own pictures, comics, revealing vanished monuments, postcard from virtual to real, push.
This new App will give you amusement, running, kids enthusiasm and will challenge your culture.
“My kids loved it, they actually made me discover the city” P.L.
“I hate kids, I became one” X.H.
“Functions for everyone inside, culture becomes a game” C.B.
“Well done, exhaustive and pertinent” S.B.
“Never imagined I could learn so easily” F.T.
“When a site fascinates me now I know why and more “M.C.
“I am a Fan, I collect them all trip after trip” V.T.
European Laureate for creative and innovative in Heritage enhancement, there is nothing more exhaustive than Monument Tracker ( 600 000 users).
Engaged in Monuments conservation – crowdfunding for Pantheon and Mont Saint Michel in partnership with “Centre des Monuments Nationaux”
Real Plus :
– offline version to avoid roaming
– own pictures brought in the app as emotions collector
– comics animations
– geolocation and push : no search, monuments reveal their history when you walk by
– easy and intuitive use
– all monuments and sites explained
– quiz to challenge your culture
– themed itineraries
– showing how ruins or vanished monuments were
– augmented reality
– usefull agenda for events and shows
using GPS (not internet)
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Top 10 monuments of Rome
The Monument Tracker team selected a list of monuments available in the application Monument Tracker Rome.
Flavian amphitheater built by: Vespasian and his son Titus from 71 to 80. It is the largest amphitheater ever built: it hosted 55,000 spectators. Y were organized gladiator fights, fights with wild animals, sea battles, public executions, re-enactments of famous battles, mythological dramas.
Elliptical, it measured 187 m long, 155 wide and 50 high. He could be covered with a huge canvas, protection against the sun.
Underground cages housed the animals that were put together by lifts.
The spectators were divided into 3 levels: emperor and senators, aristocrats, plebeians.
Built under the Emperor Hadrian (second century.), On the ruins of an older temple built by Agrippa, it is dedicated to all the gods. Dome with a diameter of 43 m is formed with an inspection window of 8 m; the porch of 15 m high is supported by 16 monolithic columns of granite. The heavy bronze doors are original. Its construction lasted 10 years, and his plan is not classic rectangular pronaos surmounted by a triangular pediment, all leading to a cylindrical structure. It was used as a church from the seventh century; it contains the tombs including that of Raphael.
St. Peter’s Basilica
The construction of a first basilica was ordered by the Emperor Constantine in the fourth century., Covering the place where St. Peter was buried. After many reconstructions, Pope Julius II decided in 1506 to build the gigantic current basilica. Its construction only ended in 1626 after hesitating between several designs and appealed to many architects Bramante, Raphael, Michelangelo, Vignola, Giacomo della Porta, Fontana, Carlo Maderna, Bernini. Its interior is still undergoing many improvements thereafter. It contains countless art treasures.
Formed from the hill of the Arx and that of the Capitolium, the smallest of the seven hills of Rome was inhabited long before the founding of Rome: pottery from the Bronze Age (circa -1300) testify. This strategic location with very steep sides, except the Forum side allowed from -750 to control the land and river traffic lanes, and defend themselves from attacks by building a citadel on the hill of the Arx . The Etruscan king Tarquinius old (-616 to 578) to built an imposing temple of Jupiter. Capitol became an important religious center after the construction of other temples, as well as the center of political activity. 78 was built there in the tabularium to keep the state archives.
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