As they say … all the roads lead to Rome! Let’s go to Rome to learn about the history and legends. Everyone here wants to come back again … And free entertainment in Rome, various museums, and historic buildings … We load luggage and travel!
- Roman forum
It’s a mostly shown view on the postcards and various sources. This is a huge antique architectural structure located between the hill of Rome Capitoline, the Palatine hill, and the Coliseum. Almost all of the buildings here are from the Roman Republic’s times. In the old past, it was a chaotic place with temples, Senate meeting rooms, food stalls, public houses. To feel the imperial spirit, visit this place!
Price: 16 EUR. With the same ticket, you can visit the Palatinate Museum and the Colosseum. For people under 25, tickets are cheaper.
It is one of Rome business cards. It’s the largest and oldest amphitheater in the world. The Colosseum ranged from 50,000 to 80,000 spectators. Here people gathered to observe the gladiators’ fights, fights with animals, various executions, and so on. The Roman Colosseum was used for nearly 500 years! The last recorded games took place in the sixth century. The Coliseum is near the Roman Forum.
Price: 16 EUR. With the same ticket, you can visit Palatinate and the Rome Forum. For people under 25, a ticket is cheaper.
- Palatine Hill
You know where the aristocrats in the city lived? Yes, it’s here – on one of the seven hills of Rome. Here you can see the ruins of the Domiciano Palace, the August House, the Livonian House, Romulo’s shacks.
Price: 16 EUR. With the same ticket, you can visit the Colosseum and Rome Forum. For people under 25, a ticket is cheaper.
The “temple of all gods” as it was called in the past is located in Piazza Della Rotonda Square. Later, it became a church. Pantheon is considered one of the best preserved antique buildings in Rome. Free entry.
- Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums make up a whole range of art, cultural museums, and galleries. Here is one of the largest collections of art in the world, consisting of works of art from various epochs. Here you can see artworks of 3000 years old, the Sixth Chapel, the House of the Pope and other famous works.
- St Peter’s Basilica
It is a gemstone of the Vatican State and the most nurtured temple where the frescoes and sculptures of the most famous artists have been located, where Pope addresses the World to the most important issues and thousands of pilgrims seeking spiritual peace and salvation are coming every year. This is truly a sacred place. Many popes are buried in basilic undergrounds.
- Trevi Fountain
Be sure to visit it. Of course, in the season you will meet a lot of visitors, so it will be difficult to take pictures without the other persons, but here is so beautiful.You will be able to throw a coin through the shoulder. It is said that in order to return to Rome, it is necessary to turn your back to the fountain and with a right hand to throw the coin through the left shoulder. And if you throw the second coin, you will get to know Italian, and the third coin will guarantee marriage. Do you know that about 1 million dollars are collected ann ually from these coins? Part of this money is handled by the Roman “Caritas”.
- Capitol Hill
It is one of the seven hills on which Roma was founded. From the beginning of the history of the city, the Capitol was a symbolic center of Rome. There were three of the city’s most important temples dedicated to the Roman patron the god Jupiter, to the goddess Minerva, and to the goddess Junon. Now, in the buildings of the Capitol, there are museums where you can see the collection of antique sculptures, and a copy of the statue of Mark Aurelius stands in the square.
- Holy Angel Castle
It is also known as Emperor Adrian’s Mausoleum, later used as a citadel, a prison, and during the years of trouble, the pope’s seat was here. In the castle, you can see the luxurious Renaissance apartments of the pope, jail cells, treasure chambers, and more.
- Piazza Navona
This place, you can say, is the most beautiful square of Rome’s squares. By the way, it is also one of the most famous. In the Baroque square of Piazza Navona is the four-river fountain created by Bernini in the 17th century (Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi). The fountain is created with four statues of gods, depicting the four major rivers – Nile, Ganges, Plat, and the Danube.