World City Tour: Rome

Challenge #11 in the Urban Challenges series. Hosted by j-aperture.
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Urban challenge on tour! 6th Stop: Rome, Italy - Post your best shots taken in Rome. Must indicate in your photo description where in Rome have you taken the shot (approximate location is fine). Failure to demonstrate that the shot was taken in Rome will be disqualified. NO RECOGNIZABLE FACES must be in your submissions.
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In the Ghetto
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I live not too far from Rome and most of the popular sightseeing spots are familiar to me. When I go downtown and I just feel like wandering around I go to the Roman Ghetto, a place in the center of the city in which you feel like being in a small village, where kosher mixes with roman traditions and each building has many stories to be told. This pictures was taken in Via S. Angelo in Pescheria where once stood the fish market. I found out that in this street (but I'm not sure about the building) once lived Celeste Di Porto, a beautiful young woman who was known for being a collaborationist of the fascists. Besides all this, I just liked the flowered windows and the clothesline....
Submitted: Tuesday, 3rd July, 2012 10:23 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 9th May, 2012
Focal length: 55 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 100
Views: 170
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