All Roads Lead to Rome


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All Roads Lead to Rome

If you decided to go to Italy and you’re not sure where to go and what to see first, you will not go wrong if you choose Rome. Rome is the capital of Italy with a population of about 2.7 million inhabitants. A city is combines modern and old, past and present. Whether you are in Rome for three days, three weeks, or three months, get ready to step into the world’s largest open-air museum.

Rome is known for its majestic squares, typically decorated with obelisks, which are mainly built in the 17th century. The main squares are Piazza Navona, Piazza di Spagna, Campo de Fiori, Piazza Venezia, Piazza Farnese and Piazza della Minerva.

 

The oldest museums in Rome are Capitoline Museums from 1471 years, which are located at the Capitol, and that with the Vatican Museums contain the largest and most important parts collection in the city.

Roman Forum: (lat. Forum Romanum) was the center of political, legal, economic, cultural and religious life of ancient Rome. It is located in the valley between the hills of Palatine, Esquiline Hill, and the Capitolio. Some of the most important ancient monuments are located right here.

 

St. Peter’s Basilica: is located on the square and represents the most important and most prominent building in the Vatican. It is also one of the holiest sites of Christianity, because it contains the tomb of St. Peter

On the right side of the Tiber in Rome is Castel Sant’angelo, sinister and inaccessible buildings, which was formerly used for the defense of the Pope and the Vatican, and today one of the largest Roman attractions. Built by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as his mausoleum and his family, and was known by that name.

Domus Aurea: or Golden Palace is an impressive magnificent villa one of the most notorious Roman emperors – Nero. This, buildings of representing the right architectural marvel ancient times and today is certainly one of the most impressive sites in Rome.

 

Pantheon: a favorite attraction among Italians. It was built in 125 BC. Almost two thousand years this building have stood in place and resist the many influences, while outside it led wars. The word “Pantheon” means deity and this structure was built as a temple for the twelve most important Roman gods.

 

Colosseum: Roman Coliseum is the largest monument in the old days, anywhere in the world is there a higher mass  temple from him. Stories of fighting gladiators, slaves and prisoners with wild animals originate just from the amphitheater which dates back 72 years. The Coliseum has a capacity for 50,000 spectators and can be recharged in just 10 minutes! Today it gladiators who are only travel attraction. While you’re closer coliseum recommend to visit the Domus Aurea, and the famous Pantheon.

 

Sistine Chapel: one of the most famous and most beautiful halls in the world. It was built in the period 1475 – 1483. The two most important work in the Sistine Chapel and unsurpassed masterpieces in art as Michelangelo fresco Creation of Adam and the Last Judgment.

 

Spanish Steps: connect perhaps the most beautiful Roma Piazza di Spagna, and the wonderful French Church Trinita dei Monti. Spanish stairs were built at the request of Pope Innocent XII to the Spanish embassy merged with the Church. Since its construction the stairs were rebuilt several times, the last time in 1995.

 

Karikalan Baths: were built with under Emperor Caracalla baths Complex as the largest in the world and have been in operation for over three centuries. They are located southeast of the ancient city of Rome. Today are a very popular tourist attraction of the city.

 

Constantine’s doors: were built during the reign of Emperor Constantine after the Battle of Milby bridge Bridge, and represent delicious, and largest port structure of ancient times. The gate is located not far from the Roman coliseum.

 

Pyramid of Cestius: is an ancient pyramid in Rome, located near present-day Porto San Paolo, and the Protestant Cemetery. It is one of the best preserved ancient buildings in Rome.

 

Trevi: probably the biggest famous  bank Roman Red Cross, you can insert a coin in it, and imagine the desire, sea horses and tritons that are engraved in her promise to fulfill this wish and … Immediately there is also La Vicua Caprarius la Città dell Acqua which the remains of the great Roman Empire.

 

East of Porta Maggiore: will find a number of good bars and restaurants, where the famous Pier Paolo Pasolini filmed their first films. Visit the bar Pigneto 41 located on the central square, restaurant Primo, a wine bar Il Tasso, and bar Necci.

 

Crispy crust, lots of cheese and tomato juice is the definition of Italian pizza (do not expect a pound of bacon, sausages and pork neck) for a good pizza should visit Testaccio, Inc. bend a pizza Italian traditional restaurant with a glass of good wine, try the restaurant La Gatta Mangione Monteverde .

 

If you are a wine lover, visit Al Vino al Vino, a bar with over 500 kinds of good wine, also with wine offer and traditional Sicilian food to make you fully experience the event.

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