Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura

The UNESCO site of Rome, a World Heritage Property since more than 40 years, with its articulated stratifications includes among the most important artistic achievements of history that, integrated into the urban fabric of the city, result a set of exceptional universal value.

World Heritage Property

The World Heritage property encompasses the whole historic centre of Rome within the city walls at their widest extent in the 17th century, the extraterritorial properties of the Holy See…

Documentation Centre

Promoting knowledge of Rome as a UNESCO World Heritage Property and raising awareness of what such status involves are the policy objectives of the Documentation Centre…

Virtual Museum

Discover the walled town of Rome and the Gates of access to the city: urban topography and architecture of the Walls, historical events and protagonists, edicts and crafts, history of the city …

Thematic Routes


Stories, facts, places of past and present. Live the UNESCO World Heritage Property of Rome by listening to its streets, buildings and monuments.

Thematic Routes


What is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), and how does it act? What does the World Heritage Convention say and what are its applications?

Thematic Routes


Climate change… Extreme anthropization… Agenda 2030… Sustainable development… The most current issues of the present must be combined with the safeguard and protection of the witness of the past, also as a world heritage, this is’t an always easy and obvious coexistence.