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Rome is the capital of Italy and the largest and most populous city in the country.

It covers an area of 1,285 square klm and has nearly 2.9 million residents.

Rome is known as the “Eternal city” and also “Caput Mundi,” coming from Latin and meaning capital of the world.

10 top tourist attractions in Rome

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

1 The Coloseum

 

Beautiful places to visit in Rome 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome
Colosseum

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The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium)

it is the largest amphitheatre ever built.

Free entrance, every first Sunday of the month

Open every day from 8:30.

Last entry November-March at 15:30.

Last entry April-October at 17:30.
Coused: 1° May,  25 Dicember and 31fst of Dicember.

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome and Beautiful places to visit in Rome

You can buy the ticketts online o directly in entrance of Roman Forum.

How to reach the Colosseum by public means:

Subway line B, stop COLOSSEUM

Bus: 81, 87, 75

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MAP

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

2 The Roman Forum

 

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome
The Roman Forum

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

The Roman Forum, also known by its Latin name Forum Romanum.

Is a rectangular forum(plaza) surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome.

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome and Beautiful places to visit in Rome

Open every day

Last entry  at 17:00

Tel number06 3996 7700

How to reach the Roman Forum by public means:

Subway line B, stop COLOSSEUM

Bus: 81, 87, 75

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

3 Pantheon

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Pantheon

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Pantheon  Latin: Pantheum, from Greek Pantheion, (temple of all the gods)

Is a former Roman temple, now a church, in Rome, on the site of an earlier temple commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus.

 

How to reach Pantheon by public means:

Bus – 64, 87, 160

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

4 Trevi Fountain

 

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome
Trevi Fountain

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

The Trevi Fountain, is a fountain in the Trevi district.

Designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Pietro Bracci. Standing 26.3 metres (86 ft) high and 49.15 metres (161.3 ft) wide.

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome and Beautiful places to visit in Rome

It is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world.

The fountain has appeared in several notable films.

How to reach Trevi Fountain by public means:

Bus – 492, 85, 80

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10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

5 Spanish Steps

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Spanish Staps

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The Spanish Steps are a set of steps, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the Trinità dei Monti church at the top.

In the Piazza di Spagna at the base is the Early Baroque fountain called  “Fountain of the longboat”, built in 1627–29 and often credited to Pietro Bernini.

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How to reach the Spanish Steps by public means:

Subway line A, stop Piazza di Spagna

Bus – 80, 98, 62

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

6 Vatican City

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Vatican City

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

Vatican City State or State of Vatican City.

Is an independent state located within the city of Rome. With an area of 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of about 1,000.

It is the smallest state in the world by both area and population.

Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican.

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome and Beautiful places to visit in Rome

Opening time every day

from 07:00  to 18:30 (1° octomber – 31st march)

from 07:00  to 19:00 (1° april – 30 september)

How to reach Vatican City by public means:

 

Subway line A, stop Ottaviano

 

Bus – 64, 492, 490, 80

 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

7 Vatican Museums

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Vatican Museums in side

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The Vatican Museums  are located within the city boundaries of the Vatican City.

They display works from the immense collection amassed by Popes throughout the centuries including some of the most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance artin the world.

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Every last sunday of the month the entrance is free

Opening time:

From monday to saturday – from 9:00 alle 18:00 (Last entry at 16:00)

Indirizzo: Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM

Tel number: 06 6988 4676

How to reach the Vatican Museums by public means:

 

Subway line A, stop Ottaviano

 

Bus – 64, 494, 490, 80

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

Castel Sant’Angelo

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Castel Sant’Angelo

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The Mausoleum of Hadrian – Castel Sant’Angelo.

It is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano.

It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family.

The building was later used by the popes as a fortress and castle, and is now a museum. The structure was once the tallest building in Rome.

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome and Beautiful places to visit in Rome

Free entrance, every first Sunday of the month

Open every day from 09:00 to 19:30

How to reach the Castel Sant’Angelo by public means:

Bus – 40, 64, 23, 62

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

9 Navona Square

 

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Navona Square

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Piazza Navona is a square in Rome.

It is built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in the 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium.

The ancient Romans went there to watch the games and hence it was known as “Circus Agonalis”.

It is believed that over time the name changed to in avone to navone and eventually to navona.

How to reach the Navona Square by public means:

Bus – 492, 87, 916

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Beautiful places to visit in Rome – 10 Top tourist attractions in Rome

10 Piazza Venezia – Trajan’s Column

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Venice Square

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It takes its name from the Palazzo Venezia, built by the Venetian Cardinal, Pietro Barbo (later Pope Paul II) alongside the church of Saint Mark, the patron saint of Venice. The Palazzo Venezia served as the embassy of the Republic of Venice in Rome.

One side of the Piazza is the site of Italy’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Altare della Patria, part of the Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, first king of Italy.

10 Top tourist attractions in Rome and Beautiful places to visit in Rome

Trajan’s Column.

It is a Roman triumphal column in, that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan’s victory in the Dacian Wars.

It was probably constructed under the supervision of the architect Apollodorus of Damascus at the order of the Roman Senate.

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How to reach the Piazza Venezia by public means:

Bus – 80, 60, 46, 64

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10 Top tourist attractions in Rome and Beautiful places to visit in Rome

 

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>>> Reasonable hotels in Rome

>>> Affordable transfer from Roman airports


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