The place where Julio César was killed will open to tourists in 2021
The Largo di Torre Argentina will be restored by the Bulgari house
Largo di Torre Argentina © Getty Images
In the year 44 B.C., in the Pompey Curia, one of the most episodes took place remembered from the history of Rome: the murder of Julio César. However, until now, the place where the author of mythical sentences died as "Alea iacta est"or"Come, vidi, vinci"could only be contemplated from afar, for It has never been open to visitors. Thus, since in the 20s it was excavated by the Mussolini government, the archaeological area of Argentina Tower, in the heart of the city, has remained in a state of semi abandonment.
The Bulgari house has already restored other Roman buildings before © Getty Images
Now, thanks to the Italian house Bulgari, the historic monument will be restored and open to the public during the second half of 2021, as announced by the mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi, a few weeks ago. Of course, without disturbing the inhabitants of the feline colony that is inside, which, according to volunteers who attend it, will be respected.
The amount destined for renewal amounts to 985,000 euros, part of which comes from unused funds from another restoration also carried out by the maison: The one of the Steps of the Plaza de España. In fact, this rehabilitation of the eternal city by fashion firms seems to have become habitual in the capital; in addition to the mentioned improvement of the stairway, Fendi he covered the costs of setting up the Fontana di Trevi Y Tod's sponsors the renovation of the Colosseum.