THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF ROME: EUR
The EUR district in Rome is, without a doubt, one of the most modern, iconic and suggestive areas of the Eternal City.
Elegant architecture, wide avenues and buildings with a rationalist imprint are its distinctive points, alongside many extremely avant-garde shops and shopping centers as well as the famous "Laghetto".
Well connected to the city center by several metro stops located in key points of the area, the EUR is the perfect area for those who want to enjoy a little relaxation in a green and quiet neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of the city center but still full of bars , restaurants and conveniences.
THE HISTORY OF THE EUR
The history of the EUR district has its roots in a relatively recent era: it was 1935, in fact, when, during fascism, Mussolini expressed his will to create a monumental open-air space, which could host the Universal Exposition with magnificence foreseen in Rome in 1942. Did you know that the name of the neighborhood derives from here? Initially E42, it later became EUR for the acronym "Universal Exhibition Rome".
THE LAKE OF THE EUR
The EUR lake is, without a doubt, an emblem of the neighborhood. Perfect for a walk at sunset, a morning jog or a relaxing afternoon, the lake is one of the most popular green areas by both Romans and tourists.
Undoubtedly noteworthy is the Promenade of Japan, designed by Raffaele de Vico, with the Sakura, cherry trees donated by the city of Tokyo.
Next to the EUR lake, another symbol of the neighborhood is undoubtedly the Square Colosseum. The Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, known precisely by the name of the Square Colosseum, boasts a recognizable cubic shape, 216 arches and 28 sculptures depicting the allegory of the virtues of the Italian people, in accordance with the quote expressed above and was inaugurated in 1940; it is known today as Palazzo Fendi, since it is rented to Fendi until 2028. associative stands related to the environment, culture, literature, music.