Top best tourist attractions in Rome, Italy




Top best tourist attractions in Rome, Italy


Welcome to Eternal city Rome, Italy!

Rome the capital city of Italy, one of the world's best tourist destinations and one of the world's most beautiful ancient cities, due of priceless work of arts, palaces, churches, piazzas, villas as the heritage of Roman Republic and Roman Empire, regarded as one of the birthplace of western civilization.

Rome is also widely recognized as a world fashion capital. Where major luxury fashion founded in the city such as, Bulgari, Valentino, Fendi and Brioni and in terms of climate the Eternal city enjoys the Mediterranean climate with a cool, humid winter and warm, dry summer. Perfect for wandering through your leisure. For practical advice, it's best when you come to visit month of April, May or late September to October due that Rome is such a huge tourist and intolerable heat during summer.

Below are the Top best tourist attractions in Rome, Italy.

1. ST. PETER'S BASILICA
top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

St. Peter's Basilica often called the greatest church in Christendom. Is one of the largest churches in the world and most renowned work of Renaissance architecture, located in Vatican city. It is a famous place of pilgrimage and liturgical functions. The pope presides number of liturgies throughout the year, estimated audience about 15,000-80,000 people either within Basilica or in the adjoining St. Peter's square.

Address & Direction - Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Citta del Vatican
Train - From Termini station, get off Roma S. Pietro station, approximately 13 minutes walk to St. Peter's Basilica.
Subway - From Termini station, get off Cipro station, approximately 22 minutes walk to St. Peter's Basilica.

For more information visit official website www.vatican.va


2. COLOSSEUM
top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

Colosseum also known as Flavia Amphitheatre is the largest amphitheatre in Roman world. It accommodates around 50,000-80,000 spectators, used for gladiatorial contest, public spectacles, such as mock sea battle, animal hunt, execution, reenactment of famous battles and dramas based on classical mythologies.

Address & Direction - Piazza del Colosseo, 100184 Roma, Italy ( located east in Roman forum)
Subway - take metro line B from termini, it takes only two stops to Colosseo station.  The stadium is right across the street.


3. ROMAN FORUM & PALATINE HILL
top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

Roman Forum & Palatine hill are located in the same area and count as one admission.

Roman Forum was the main center or city central during Roman Republic time, consist of shops, open air market, government buildings, temples, basilica and etc. The great Roman urban developments fell into disrepair after the fall of Roman Empire, until eventually it was used as pastured land in middle ages and only few building structures are survive.

Palatine hill is located above in Roman Forum. Where you can see a hundreds of ruins Roman buildings that were created by Roman society, where Roman upper class settled in the area and built sumptuous palaces during ancient times.

Address & Direction - Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6 00186 Rome, Italy
Subway - take metro line B from Termini station, it takes only two stop to Colosseo station. The Roman Forum & Palatine Hill is right next to from Colosseo.

For more information visit official website www.turismoroma.it


4. TREVI FOUNTAIN

top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

Trevi fountain is Italy's largest and famous baroque fountain and most famous fountain in the world, standing 85 feet in high and 65 feet across. Designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi.

The fountain is popular of throwing of coins through its legend. First coin guarantee you return to Rome, 2nd coin will ensure new romance and 3rd will ensure marriage. The municipality of Rome collects the coins from the fountain everynight about 3,000 euros according to BBC News and donate it into charity.

Address & Direction - Piazza di Trevi, 00187 Roma, Italy

For more information visit official website www.turismoroma.it

5. PANTHEON

top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

Pantheon one of the best preserved of all Ancient Roman buildings, it has been continuous use through out its history, used as a church dedictaed to St. Mary and the Martyrs. The building is circular with a portico of large granite corinthian columns under a pediment. A rectangular vestibule links the porch to the rotunda, which is under a coffered concrete dome, with a central opening to the sky. The Pantheon's dome is still the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome.

Address & Direction - Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Roma RM, italy

For more information visit official website www.turismoroma.it

6. ALTARE DELLA PATRIA

top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

Altare della Patria " Altar of the Fatherland " also known as the Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II, is a monument built in honor of Victor Emmanuel, the first king of a unified Italy. It occupies a site between Piazza Venezia and Capitol Hill. The eclectic structure was designed by Giuseppe Sacconi in 1885, the vittoriano features stairways, Corinthian columns, fountains, an equestrian sculpture of Victor Emmanuel and two statues of the goddess. The structures was constructed in 1885 and completed in 1925.

Address & Direction - Piazza Venezia, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

For more information visit official website www.turismoroma.it

7. SPANISH STEPS

top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

Spanish steps is monumental stairway of 135 steps, climbing a steep slope between Piazza di Spagna and Piazza Trinita dei Monti dominated by the Trinita dei Monti church at the top. built with French diplomat Etienne Gueffier in 1723-1725 and designed by architects Francesco de Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi.

Address & Direction - 00187 Rome, Metropolitan city of Rome, Italy

8. PIAZZA NAVONA


Piazza Navona is the second favorite square in Rome, Italy after Saint Peter's square. built in 1st century AD with a form of open space of a stadium. It was known in ancient Romans as a competition arena and believed that over time the name changed to in avone to navone and eventually to navona.

Address & Direction - Piazza Navona,00186 Roma RM, Italy

For more information visit official website www.turismoroma.it

9. SISTINE CHAPEL


Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. The Chapel served as a place of both religious and functionary papal activity and currently the site of Papal conclave. The fame of Sistine Chapel lies mainly in the frescos that decorate the interior, particularly the last Judgement painting by Michelangelo on the ceiling.

Address & Direction - 00120 Vatican City

For more information visit offical website www.turismoroma.it

10. VATICAN MUSEUM

top best tourist attractions in rome, italy

Vatican Museum is a Christian and art museum. The 6th most visited art museum in the world, which display works from the immense collection built up by the popes throughout the centuries including some of the most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world. The museum contain 70,000 works, which 20,000 are on display.

Address & Direction - 00120 Vatican City

For more information visit official website www.turismoroma.it



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September 7, 2017 at 4:12 AM delete

I so love Rome! I have been there three times myself but it's still not enought because there are so many places to discover out of the beaten track! However, I havent been to the Vatican museum actually! So I guess I need to get back there again!

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September 7, 2017 at 4:45 AM delete

I love the look and sound of Rome! I've been thinking of going here for our honeymoon next year. Lots of people have said it's beautiful and highly recommend it

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September 7, 2017 at 6:46 AM delete

Rome has always been in my travel list because of their rich cultural heritage and exceptional architectural designs. It feels like the city is more of an artwork. Stunning pictures I must say.

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September 7, 2017 at 8:05 AM delete

I have always wanted to go to Rome but the closest I have got is Venice! Your pictures are beautiful

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September 7, 2017 at 10:43 AM delete

Wow this is a tremendous list! I have always wanted to go to Rome, but haven't had the opportunity yet. Marking these down to remember!

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September 7, 2017 at 1:46 PM delete

Wow! Rome is up there on my bucket list and I want to see each and every one of these places! What an amazing city!

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September 7, 2017 at 4:40 PM delete

Perfect not missed a single. I love Rome like a despo due to the beauty it has in all its architectures. I have been to all these listed places.

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September 8, 2017 at 5:47 AM delete

This post brought so many memories back from our trip to Italy few years back. I loved visiting all these place, St. Peter's Basilica and Trevi fountain were my favourites of all.

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September 8, 2017 at 10:19 AM delete

Rome is such a wonderful city. I was amazed by the Vatican Museum, the collections in there are huge. Also the staircase is rather iconic.

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September 9, 2017 at 6:11 AM delete

Perfect guide for Eternal city of Rome. St. Basicilla's Cathedral is beautiful. That Trevi fountain looks like a lively place. Beautiful Photos.

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September 9, 2017 at 11:38 AM delete

One day I hope to visit Rome. It's been on my "want to go" list since I was a kid. Something magical about it

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September 9, 2017 at 8:23 PM delete

Oh Rome has a lot of tourist attraction. I wish to visit here someday if i had a chance and will spend weeks here. Because days can't be enough to visit this places.

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Anna K.
September 10, 2017 at 11:19 AM delete

I love Rome! It's one of my favourite cities in Europe! The ancient architecture is a dream, I was standing there and starring at the giants of Rome.

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