The Best Places to Go in Rome for Great World Heritages

The Best Places to Go in Rome for Great World Heritages

In history, Rome is named as one of the biggest ancient civilization in the world. With numerous buildings of palaces, gothic churches, basilicas, monuments, and more, it is not exaggerating to make Rome one of the best tourism destinations in the world. So, what are the best places to go in Rome? Here are the recommendations.

Coliseum

Coliseum must be often seen in many books and encyclopedia you have read. So, it is so great if someday you can visit this place. It is known as the biggest building in the Rome in which the establishment was started in the year of 72 BC by Caesar Vespasian from Flavianus dynasty. This gladiator arena is able to load more than 50,000 audiences and it also has 80 doors to enable them to enter more flexibly. Until now, Coliseum still has thousand visitors per day.

St. Peter’s Basilica

Basilica refers to a huge church and St. Peter seems the best one of it. the height of interior is up to 120 meters; enough for the jet plane including the rocket to stand up inside. What makes this place very popular is about the history of Peter; the first pope that crucified and buried. The construction was started in 1506 and finished in 1615. Many famous artists were involved in this building’s design including Michelangelo and Bernini.

Pantheon

Pantheon has a long history that makes it more interesting to be visited. Originally, it was pre-Christian temple built during the reign of Augustus. But then, the government changed its function into Catholic Church in 7th century. Pantheon consists of a round building in the form of veranda with three Corintus granite. Well, although it is more than 2000 years now, it is still greatly established.

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Vatican Museum

Undeniably, Rome cannot be simply separated from Vatican. It was established by Pope Julius II in the 6th century. It offers numerous important world heritages like the spiral staircase, Raphael room, and the beautiful Sistine Chapel. The ceiling was painted by Michelangelo for 4 years that represents a kind of high Renaissance arts.

Piazza Navona

Another famous building, Piazza Navona was established in the end of 15th century by still maintaining the shape of Stadium of Dominitian that has been there before. This stadium is really big and often used as the location of festivals and events until now. Meanwhile, there is also the main attraction of fountain trio with Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi as the biggest one.

 

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