Best Attractions in Rome

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.Peter’s Basilica, Vatican Museums, The

Pantheon, Villa Borghese, Basilica di San Giovanni, Piazza Navona, Circus Maximus, Trevi

Fountain, Spanish Steps, Palazzo Barberini.

The Colosseum

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

arenas.

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 “liberator of city and bringer of peace” after the victory

in the battle of the Milvian Bridge.

 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

artworks.

 St. Peter’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.

The Pantheon

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.

Villa Borghese

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, Pincio’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.

 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

the site.

Circus Maximus

Present in between the Palatine Hill and Aventino, it was the largest stadium in ancient

Rome that was specifically used for chariot races.

Trevi Fountain

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.

Spanish Steps

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.  A cluster of

artists is always present at the top to paint visitor’s portraits.

Palazzo Barberini

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. 

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.

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