National Geographic : 1937 Mar
Photograph byLUCE from ENIT CARS JAM A "BOTTLENECK" WHERE THREE ROADS MEET AT THE PINCIANA GATEINAURELIAN'S WALL Posters advertising American movie stars fill two billboards at the left. Here ends Via Vittorio Veneto, a wide,tree-bordered street with fine hotels, mansions, cafes, and shops (page 280). Beyond the gate, fortified by Belisarius against the Goths in the sixth century, lie the gardens, museums, and fountains of theVilla Borghese, now officially called Villa Umberto Primo. This gateway pierces the high brick wall that enclosed Imperial Rome.