Rome is a beautiful city to visit any time of the year and there is a lot to see there. So if this city is your next destination make sure you spend at least several days here, to grasp at least part of what this incredible city has to offers.
Rome is filled with historical, ancient attractions that you should not miss for the world, but the best way to visit them is to walk. If the weather is on your side, it would be a pity not to walk in the Romans’ footsteps.
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Top attractions to see in Rome
One of the best-preserved buildings in Italy is the Pantheon, which dates back to 126 AD. At the beginning it served as a temple to the gods, but starting from the 7th century it was a Roman Catholic Church. Almost 2,000 years later the Pantheon’s dome is still the largest one in the world, made of unreinforced concrete.
- Vatican Museums
The Vatican City, the only country to a city, was founded by Pope Julius II in the 6th century. Here you can visit the Vatican Museums and see the spiral staircase, the Raphael Rooms or the Sistine Chapel, which are some of the most important relics in the world. Michelangelo was the one who painted the ceiling of the chapel, a work considered to be his crowning achievement in painting.
Dating back to 72 AD, the Colosseum is the largest and most famous amphitheater in the Roman world. Emperor Vespasian started the construction of the building, and it was finished in 80 AD by his son Titus.
- St. Peter’s Basilica
The Basilica of St. Peter sits on the very site where the first Pope, Peter, was crucified and buried. It took 109 years to build St. Peter’s Basilica and many famous artists, such as Bernini and Michelangelo, worker to complete this masterpiece.
- Trevi Fountain
Take some time to relax and maybe drink a glass of wine at Trevi Fountain. It was designed by Nicola Salvi and completed in 1762. Tradition says that if you throw a coin into the fountain so that you will come back to Rome.