Capitoline Museums – Musei Capitolini – Virtual Tour
The Capitoline Museums consists of a group of art and archaeological museums in Piazza del Campidoglio, on top of the Capitoline Hill in Rome.
The Capitoline Museums are composed of three main buildings surrounding the Piazza and interlinked by an underground gallery.
The Capitoline Museums exhibits many masterpieces of art, archaeology, and objects of historical significance.
A Virtual Tour of the Capitoline Museums
Highlights of the Capitoline Museums
The Colossus of Constantine was a massive sculptured statue of the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great (280–337) that once stood near the Forum Romanum in Rome.
Large broken portions of the Colossus are now on display at the Capitoline Museums. Constantine was the first Christian Emperor of Rome, and he had a profound effect on the development of the Roman and Byzantine worlds.
After reunifying the empire, he established a new dynasty and founded a new capital, named Constantinople after himself. Christianity played