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, Jul 21||12:30 P.M.||curious rome|
|Sun, Aug 25||1:30 A.M.||curious rome|
|Wed, Aug 28||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.
|Sun, Jul 21||12:00 P.M.||Curious Paris|
|Sun, Jul 21||12:30 P.M.||Curious Rome|
|Sun, Jul 21||1:00 P.M.||Curious Copenhagen|
|Sun, Jul 21||1:30 P.M.||Curious Vancouver|
|Sun, Jul 21||2:00 P.M.||Curious Loire Valley|
|Sun, Jul 21||2:30 P.M.||Curious Venice|
|Sun, Jul 21||3:00 P.M.||Curious Kotor|
|Sun, Jul 21||3:30 P.M.||Curious Oslo|
|Sun, Jul 21||4:00 P.M.||Curious Bordeaux|
|Sun, Jul 21||4:30 P.M.||Curious Sorrento|
|Sun, Jul 21||5:00 P.M.||Curious Stockholm|
|Sun, Jul 21||5:30 P.M.||Curious French Villages|
|Wed, Jul 24||1:30 A.M.||Curious Salzburg|
|Fri, Jul 26||1:30 A.M.||Curious San Miguel De Allende|
|Sun, Jul 28||1:30 A.M.||Curious Edinburgh|
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