Rome, the capital of Italy, is an awesome travel destination. Rome emits an electrifying culture and history that you can’t help but marvel around the city in total astonishment. Thousands of visitors come to Rome annually and many keep on coming back, because there are just too many attractions and things to do in just one visit.
What pictures come to mind when you think of this magnificent city? Maybe it is the Coliseum, the largest amphitheatre in the world that acted as emcee to the all-fired gladiator shows of past times. Or perhaps it’s the large palaces and the old Roman architecture that are scattered around the city.
Rome has a colorful mixture of attractions to fit all flavors, be it sporting, history or relaxation. The city is home to several museums that display the lavish history that has given Rome a place in the world. Therefore, whether you’re looking to explore museums or the renowned street markets, Rome remains one of the top city break destinations in all of Europe. With many capitalizing on the cheap flights, so they can explore and get a better feel of the old city.
The city boasts many popular attractions including the old spiritual center, Capitol Hill the smallest of the seven hills where you can admire the statue of Marcus Aurelius. Leaving the Capitol Hill you can explore the symbol of the old Roman civilization, the Roman Forum. The next stop on your list in ancient Rome, is a short stroll away from the Roman Forum, there you will be able to see both the Coliseum, and the Arch of Constantinople, one of the most renowned monuments.
The Monument to VIttorio Emanuele II, Sant’Angelo Castle along the River Tiber, the Altar of the Fatherland and the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, in the Ostiense district should not be missed. The Pantheon, a temple constructed by Agrippa, devoted to every god, the Sistine Chapel with the very renowned Michelangelo’s fresco “The last Judgment”, and Piazza Navona, the place where some of Rome and Italy’s most exquisite hotels lie, are some of the city’s other top attractions.
The city of Rome has a lot to offer all her visitors, as there is just something there to suit the tastes and expectations of all her guests. Whether you are looking to explore gorgeous architecture and culture as it once was in ancient times; sample exotic cuisines, or just relax; the powerful and spectacular capital of Italy will satisfy all your desires.