Rome is one of most historically-packed cities in the world, filled with monuments, museums, squares and, and, but make time for idling in cafes, getting lost in narrow cobbled streets, and whiling away hours at local trattorie.
Tip: get tickets and book tours in advance.
is the largest amphitheatre built during the Roman Empire for 65,000 spectators.
- Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
display works from the immense collection amassed by the Catholic Church and the papacy. Book ticket in advance to save time.
- Trevi Fountain
Baroque fountain known from many movies and probably the most famous in the world.
- St. Peter’s Basilica
spiritual centre of the Catholic Church, the Pope’s residency and built upon the burial site of St. Peter. Here you find masterpieces such as `La Pieta` by Michelangelo. Tip: visit to the cupola boasting a sensational view of the city.
one of the best-preserved antique buildings.
- Piazza Navona
one of the most beautiful squares in Rome. "La Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi" by Bernini known from movies (e.g., “Illuminati“), tourists love the busy square for its street artists and cafes.
- Spanish Steps& Piazza di Spagna
tourism hotspot and one of the most famous squares in Rome. And: many shops and boutiques around the corner. Because: Fashion is important in Rome.
Typical Italian quarter with narrow cobbled streets and ancient houses; many bars and clubs.
There are many more sights but do not miss:
Castel Sant`Angelo, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Galleria & Villa Borghese, Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, Piazza del Popolo, Forum Romanum and Platin and, and, and.
Tip: daytrip to Ostia Antica (excavation).