Via Niccolò Piccolomini
If you are visiting Rome and you want to see and know something more local , don’t miss the magic optical illusion view of Via Niccolo Piccolomini!
This street close to the Appian way become famous to the Roman for the illusion view of San Peter dome (Il cupolone).
The illusion is really uncommon because the closer you get smaller you’ll see the dome but if you back the dome looks bigger.
This view illusion is coming from the building that are on the sides of this 50 meters street and the couple at the back .
More you get closer more the view of the dome is going to be open and the dome look smaller but if you go back the building of the street are going to close the view at the back of the dome and giving the impression that the dome becoming bigger.
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