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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, Criminal and This is Love host Phoebe Judge brings us to the ancient ruins of Torre Argentina in Rome—the site of Julius Caesar’s assassination, which also happens to double as an enormous sanctuary for cats.

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

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