Hotel near the Palazzo delle Esposizioni
One of the advantages of staying at Hotel Luce Hotel is that of being near numerous places of interest, such as the Palazzo delle Esposizioni exhibition hall. The building, which hosts numerous exhibitions and events, is just 1.5 km from the hotel and you can easily get to it on foot in about 15 minutes. Just walk along Via Magenta towards Via Marghera, Via Marsala, Viale Enrico de Nicola, Piazza dei Cinquecento, Largo di Villa Peretti, Via del Viminale, Via Agostino Depretis/Piazza del Viminale, Via Nazionale.
This is where you will find the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, a neoclassical building designed by Pio Piacentini in 1877 and inaugurated in 1883. It was renovated several times and is the preferred venue for the exhibitions of the Rome Art Quadriennale. It has a 136-seat cinema hall, an 88-seat auditorium and a forum. Among the services provided to the public there is also a coffee shop, a restaurant that seats 240 people and a bookshop.
The building extends over a total area of 10,288 m2 with exhibition spaces amounting to a total of 3074 m2 and areas for educational services of 292 m2. After years of work, it reopened in 2007. It is a cultural space that presents projects of the highest quality, cutting-edge technologies and modern reception policies. It continuously hosts art exhibitions and film festivals, book presentations, theatre, photography, music and other and events. The three exhibition areas are spread over two floors and maintain total autonomy. Since 2007, the Palazzo delle Esposizioni has hosted projects dedicated to the great people of the twentieth century, excellently organising different types of language. Works on Stanley Kubrick, Giorgio De Chirico, Bill Viola, Mario Ceroli, Mark Rothko, Alexander Calder, Robert Doisneau, Mimmo Jodice and Helmu Newton have been exhibited here.
News stories dedicated to National Geographic photographers, the American avant-garde movement, socialist realism, the Mexican Revolution and the Prague Spring have also been held. It is a must for lovers of art and culture in general.