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Rare snowfall in Rome

A young priest throws a snow ball during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. 


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A young priest throws a snow ball during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

A young priest throws a snow ball during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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The ancient Colosseum is seen during a heavy snowfall early in the morning in Rome. 


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The ancient Colosseum is seen during a heavy snowfall early in the morning in Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

The ancient Colosseum is seen during a heavy snowfall early in the morning in Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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Nuns walk past a bike covered in snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. 


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Nuns walk past a bike covered in snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Nuns walk past a bike covered in snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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A statue is seen covered in snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. 


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A statue is seen covered in snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A statue is seen covered in snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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Saint Peter's Square is seen during a heavy snowfall early in the morning at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Saint Peter's Square is seen during a heavy snowfall early in the morning at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Saint Peter's Square is seen during a heavy snowfall early in the morning at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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The statue of Saint Peter is pictured during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

The statue of Saint Peter is pictured during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

The statue of Saint Peter is pictured during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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A woman throws a snowball as Saint Peter's Basilica dome is seen in the background after a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A woman throws a snowball as Saint Peter's Basilica dome is seen in the background after a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A woman throws a snowball as Saint Peter's Basilica dome is seen in the background after a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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A man walks during a heavy snowfall in downtown Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A man walks during a heavy snowfall in downtown Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A man walks during a heavy snowfall in downtown Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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Spanish Steps are seen during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Spanish Steps are seen during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Spanish Steps are seen during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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Roman Forum is seen during a heavy snowfall early in the morning in Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Roman Forum is seen during a heavy snowfall early in the morning in Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Roman Forum is seen during a heavy snowfall early in the morning in Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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A monument is covered by snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

A monument is covered by snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

A monument is covered by snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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Saint Angelo Castle is seen during a heavy snowfall in downtown Rome. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Saint Angelo Castle is seen during a heavy snowfall in downtown Rome. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Saint Angelo Castle is seen during a heavy snowfall in downtown Rome. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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People walk during a heavy snowfall at the Circus Maximus in Rome. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

People walk during a heavy snowfall at the Circus Maximus in Rome. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

People walk during a heavy snowfall at the Circus Maximus in Rome. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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Saint Peter's Basilica is seen during a heavy snowfall at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Saint Peter's Basilica is seen during a heavy snowfall at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Saint Peter's Basilica is seen during a heavy snowfall at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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People walk during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

People walk during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

People walk during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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A traffic light is seen covered in snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A traffic light is seen covered in snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A traffic light is seen covered in snow during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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Spanish Steps are seen during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Spanish Steps are seen during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Spanish Steps are seen during a heavy snowfall in Rome. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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A man skis during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

A man skis during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

A man skis during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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The Pantheon is seen during a heavy snowfall in downtown Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

The Pantheon is seen during a heavy snowfall in downtown Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

The Pantheon is seen during a heavy snowfall in downtown Rome. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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A man makes a snowman during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

A man makes a snowman during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

A man makes a snowman during a heavy snowfall in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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