Why is there a giant hole in the top of the Pantheon? And how is it still standing after more than two millennia? Why does Piazza Navona look like a racetrack? And why did it used to be a swimming pool? Where did the bronze for St. Peter's Basilica come from, and why are those windows in the dome so heavenly?
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 202
|Sun, Jun 2||1:30 A.M.||curious rome|
|Wed, Jun 5||1:30 A.M.||curious rome|
CURIOUS TRAVELER takes viewers on an enriching and entertaining "field trip for grown-ups" to some of the most intriguing European and North American cities in the world.
Daytime Emmy- and Telly-winning travel, arts and entertainment journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling, and lifelong learning to this new series.
In each location, Christine explores the hidden histories in their art, architecture, museums, monuments, houses of worship and city parks.
Each episode begins with Christine's list of "Curious Questions": Is the Mona Lisa really a prostitute? Is the Eiffel Tower really Egyptian? Why are there acorns all through Grand Central Terminal? Christine's previous television credits include: Let's Go!, Georgia Traveler, Let's Go! Georgiaand Better Destinations.
|Fri, May 31||1:30 A.M.||Curious Paris|
|Sun, Jun 2||1:30 A.M.||Curious Rome|
|Wed, Jun 5||1:30 A.M.||Curious Rome|
|Fri, Jun 7||1:30 A.M.||Curious Copenhagen|
|Sun, Jun 9||1:30 A.M.||Curious Vancouver|
|Wed, Jun 12||1:30 A.M.||Curious Vancouver|
|Fri, Jun 14||1:30 A.M.||Curious Loire Valley|
|Sun, Jun 16||1:30 A.M.||Curious Venice|
|Wed, Jun 19||1:30 A.M.||Curious Venice|
|Fri, Jun 21||1:30 A.M.||Curious Kotor|
|Sun, Jun 23||1:30 A.M.||Curious Oslo|
|Wed, Jun 26||1:30 A.M.||Curious Oslo|
|Fri, Jun 28||1:30 A.M.||Curious Bordeaux|
|Sun, Jun 30||1:30 A.M.||Curious Sorrento|
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