Best Attractions in Rome

Best Attractions in Rome

Apr 19th, 2019
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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