Enjoy the Delights of Rome

23.8.2017

Rome as the Italy's metropolis and the eternal city is a wonderful in every season. It boasts an incredible array of sights and precious pieces of artwork to behold.  Its bustling streets intertwine with quaint corners. But above all the city offers an unparalleled atmosphere. When in Rome, do as the Romans do, taking in everything it has to offer.

Colosseum, the symbol of eternal Rome, was the place of gladiatorial fights, often with wild beasts, later becoming a quarry. It is undoubtedly the most famous of Roman monuments, still attracting crowds of tourists. About a century older, the Pantheon, is the most sought after monument, located on the Piazza della Rotonda. To this day, it is the building with the largest non-reinforced concrete dome. Reaching a height of 43 meters and its only source of light, is a 9-meter oculus crowning the rotunda. You will be enchanted by the building’s exterior and its interior will take your breath away.

Visiting this incredible building is definitely worth your time! Castle Sant Angelo is the most famous castle in Rome, a place where legend has it, Archangel Michael appeared. Discover more about the castle’s history in the museum that it houses. For the courageous-at-heart, Capuchin Cemetery awaits with its bizarre chapels adorned with decorations made of human bones. Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano ranks among the most interesting sites. It was the first Christian basilica built in Rome and still serves as a cathedral and the seat of the Pope in his role as a Roman bishop.

In addition, it is one of the seven pilgrimage churches in Rome. Marvel at the largest and most famous Roman fountain Fontana di Trevi, on the Piazza di Trevi. It is part of the Poli Palace with the statue of Neptune adorning its top. If you do not want your trip to Rome to be your last, remember to toss a coin in. A popular meeting place of Romans is the Piazza di Spagna with the famous Spanish steps. Take a break from the crowds in the nearby Villa Borghese Park, taking in the spectacular view of the city and its monuments.

If you visit it in the evening, you will witness a beautiful theater play, as the sun sets on the horizon. When it comes to parks, don’t miss Pinicio, allegedly Rome's most beautiful park, which is connected to Piazza del Popolo, the city's main square. An integral part of Rome is the Vatican, also the world’s smallest state. A must see is the world-famous St. Peter's Basilica, the official residence of the Pope. In Rome you are never far away from entertainment, and it does not matter whether you prefer opera, football, dance performance or are looking for good food and drinks. Bars and nightclubs will welcome you around Campo de 'Fiori, Pantheon, and Trastevere and Testacci. Alternatively, visit one of the pleasant pubs around Piazza Navona. Alternatively, Circus Maximus Park offers a popular place for picnics, where you can listen to music or play football.

Visit some of the most famous Roman theaters, including Teatro dell'Opera, Teatro Nazionale and Teatro Brancaccio. Catch a ballet performance in the Spa of Emperor of Caracallo or in the basilica of San Clemente. A multitude of Roman shops cater to all the shoppers-at-heart. Don’t miss the Campo de Fiori market boasting colorful fruit and vegetable displays, pasta,  as well as oils, spices and liqueurs.   

Buy your ticket already today and head to Rome for your essential dose of history. 

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