The Cinecitta Studios are the heart of Italian cinema. Founded by Benito Mussolini in the beginning of the World War II as a mean of propaganda, it housed many notable American and Italian productions like Cleopatra, Ben-Hur, Roman Holiday, La Dolce Vita. The studios were associated with neorealism director Federico Fellini. Nowadays, visitors can be divulged into the magic of cinema, learn about its history and admire the architecture while walking around the gigantic sets.