Rome, the capital city of Italy, is popular for the rich culture and awe-inspiring architecture.
The beautiful ancient city treasures world-renowned landmarks. Take a Hop on Hop off
Rome tour by double Decker open top bus and explore this eternal city at your pace and
comfort. It is one of the best cities to visit, and there is a bounty of things to do. Roman
ruins, Renaissance garden, Baroque square, The Colosseum combine to give the enticing
edge to this city.
The other famous tourist attractions include St.Peterâ€™s Basilica, Vatican Museums, The
Pantheon, Villa Borghese, Basilica di San Giovanni, Piazza Navona, Circus Maximus, Trevi
Fountain, Spanish Steps, Palazzo Barberini.
The Flavian Amphitheatre or Colosseum is the largest structure of ancient Rome that still
exists. The building construction was begun by Vespasian and later enlarged by his son.
Now a football stadium is present in the Colosseum, and still, it serves as a model for sports
Arch of Constantine
Beside Colosseum, there is a triumphal arch that was erected by the Senate to privilege the
emperor. The ruler was honored as â€œliberator of city and bringer of peaceâ€ after the victory
in the battle of the Milvian Bridge.
Â Vatican Museums
Established by Pope Julius II in the sixteenth century this museum is one of the famous
tourist attractions with approximately six million annual tourists. It houses thousands of
Â St. Peterâ€™s Basilica
This is an important pilgrimage site and is one of the holiest temples for Christendom. The
name is due to one of the twelve disciples of Jesus known as St. Peter. He was executed in
Rome and buried in a place where Basilica is present.
This is the masterpiece of architecture in Rome since 126 AD. The interior has tombs of
various Italian Kings along with a multitude of artworks. The person buried under the
Pantheon is the Renaissance architect and painter Raphael.
It is the perfect mix of nature and Roman art. It has architectural elements, monuments,
sculptors and fountains. The point of interest includes Borghese Gallery, Rome Zoo, Pincioâ€™s
water clock, Silvano Toti Globe theatre. If you are seeking some relaxation or traveling with
children, then it is must place to visit.
Basilica di San Giovanni
Basilica di San Giovanni is the cathedral church of Rome and the official seat of Bishop who
is the Pope. It is present in the South of City center.
Â Piazza Navona
It is a beautiful and impressive piazza square in Rome with three lovely fountains. There
are many restaurants and street artists surrounding the place that add lively atmosphere to
Present in between the Palatine Hill and Aventino, it was the largest stadium in ancient
Rome that was specifically used for chariot races.
Trevi is the most beautiful and largest fountain in Rome measuring 20 meters in width and
26 meters in height. The name is derived from Tre Vie (three ways) as it was located on the
meeting point of three streets.
The stairway has 138 steps and climbing a steep slope between Piazza Trinita dei Monti at
the top and Piazza di Spagna at the base. These steps are at the eastern end of the city
center. From the base, there are narrow lanes with numerous designer shops.Â A cluster of
artists is always present at the top to paint visitorâ€™s portraits.
It is a 17 th -century palace in Rome that houses a collection of older paintings. There are
many artworks of Raphael present in the National Gallery of Ancient Arts.Â
The numerous priceless artworks, museums, churches, and parks display architectural
excellence and rich history of the city. Explore the city and enjoy the city sights, nightlife,
and other attractions.