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LUISS Guido Carli


The Unusual Rome series: The rationalist art of the EUR district

32pmThe guided tour will walk you through the discover of the EUR district, a modern quarter of Rome, the highest expression of rationalist Italian architecture, influenced by the fascist regime.

The original project of the 1930s was conceived by Benito Mussolini, with the aim of building the new center of Rome, to expand the city towards the south-west and the sea.

The architecture is a unique in the whole city: the tour includes the external view of Palazzo della civiltà del lavoro – the so-called Square Colosseum, the obelisk, Palazzo degli Uffici, Palazzo dei Congressi, the National State Archive, the museums (Museo della Civilità Romana, Museo Nazionale dell'Alto Medioevo) and a walk to the artificial lake of the district, Laghetto dell’Eur, with a view of the Palazzo dello Sport.

Meeting point Quadrato della Concordia (metro B stop: Eur Magliana), in front of the Square Colosseum, Saturday, October 22 at 2:30 p.m.
Tour fee €5
Registration Send an email to with your name, last name and phone number to participate before Friday, October 21

All LUISS students are invited to join!

Registration for the tour works on a first-come, first-served basis for a maximum of 50 participants, therefore it is recommended to register only if actually participating.