ROME’S ICONIC PINE TREES by Natalie Kennedy

 These are the stone pines of Rome, sometimes also called umbrella pines or parasol pines for their top-heavy appearance. Rome’s iconic stone pines are a part of what makes the city so unique. It is impossible to imagine Rome without its soaring umbrella pines, which can be found on Palatine Hill, Villa Borghese, the Orange Garden, and countless places in between

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