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Rome to finally reopen Mausoleum of Augustus

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Rome to finally reopen Mausoleum of Augustus
Restored Mausoleum of Augustus to reopen after 80 years. Rome’s Mausoleum of Augustus is set to reopen to the public this spring following a €6.5 million restoration funded by Italian telecommunications company TIM, according to Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica. The monumental tomb of Rome's first emperor is destined to become a major draw for tourists, after decades of abandonment, and is expected to be open for free, according to La Repubblica. In addition to sponsorship from TIM, the restoration of the 13,000-sqm mausoleum - under the direction of architect Francesco Cellini - has been funded with €4 million from...
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