Best Places to Visit in Rome

Best Places to Visit in Rome

Rome, Italy has been one of the most touristic places in the world filled with beautiful old landmarks. Today, find out the best places to visit in Rome for your next destination.

The Colloseum

Colloseum is like the Rome’s Eiffel Tower, the majestic landmark with hundreds years of history. This largest structure was built during the ancient Roman. It was the most special and magnificent building in Rome used for games, circuses and theatrical performances. Right beside the Colloseum, the familiar Arch of Constantine stands greatly to honor the emperor. It’s definitely too hard to miss visiting these two great structures,

Vatican City

As the world’s smallest independent city, Vatican only covers an area of half a square kilometer. Inside the Vatican walls are beautiful gardens, Vatican palace, St. Peter’s Square and St. Peter’s Basilica. Ruled by the Pope, this city offers beautiful tourists attractions especially for the Catholics. Check out collections at Etruscan Museum, Museum of Secular Art, Picture Gallery and more others.

The Pantheon

This best preserved monument built during the Roman empire has beautiful antiquity and is still intact after 2000 years. Pantheon is known for having beautiful brickwork that holds the Roman builders’ technical mastery.

Roman Forum

In the middle of modern lifestyle in Rome, stands the Roman Forum which brings tourists back to thousands of years ago. Among the structures inside this area are the fallen columns, standing columns, walls remains and triumphal arches. The highlights shouldn’t be missed include Temple of Vesta, Curia, Arch of Septimus Severus, Temple of Saturn, Temple of Pollux and Castor, Arch of Titus and Temple of Antoninus Pius.

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Trevi Fountain

A 17th century masterpiece stands in the heart of the city, Trevi Fountain. When visiting this fountain, what’s become a tradition is to throw a coin into the fountain and you shall return to Rome next time. This beautiful fountain was created in 1700s and its design depicts the Neptune, sea god Oceanus.

San Giovanni in Laterano

Included among the most impressive churches in Rome, this church still has its original form like the pure baroque embellishment and beautiful wooden ceiling from the 16th century. This church was built by Constantine and is now the oldest Christian baptistery in the world.

Palatine Hill

Palatine Hill is the evidence of the earliest settlement in Rome which sets around 50 meters above Tiber. The highlights in this site include Domus Augustana, Domus Flavia, House of Livia, Baths of Septimius Severus and the Cryptoporticus.

 

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