TAKE A SHORT LOOK ON ROMAN
TOP 10 REASONS TO VISIT ROME
Rome has a fascinating history.
The art and culture around the city is breathtaking
Roman art galleries have world-famous paintings and sculptures by artists such as Raphael, Bottecelli, Pinturicchio and Belini, etc
The Vatican city is the smallest state in the world and the seat of the papacy of the Roman Catholic Church. The majestic dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City dominates the Roman skyline.
The churches are impressive landmarks in the towns and cities of Rome.
Rome has more than 300 fountains. Baroque and Romanesque fountains are an amazing sight.
At night it becomes one of Europe’s most popular music and dance capital. There are several scintillating nightspots around Rome.
The Coliseum and the surrounding monuments are one of the most romantic sights in the world.
Roman calendar of events is lined up with fun-filled festivals and carnivals throughout the year.
Rome’s perfect climate and stunning scenery beckon people to visit the various parks and wander around the city to experience the beauty.
Most of the dishes are made from fresh vegetables like artichoke, whether deep-fried, simmered in olive oil with garlic and mint, or alla giudia. Pasta and lamb meat is the staple food of every RomanThe must- try dessert would be the ricotta cake, which is made with fresh ricotta cheese mixed with sugar, lemon, vanilla, candied fruits, pine nuts and raisins.
What to Shop:
Italian designer clothes, sundial clocks, jewellery,
foot wear, etc. Where to Shop: Via dei Condotti, Via del Corso, Piazza di
Spagna, Via Del Tritone,Via Nazionale, Via Margutta, Via Ripetta, Via dei
Coronari, Via Del Babuino, Via cola di Rienzo and the Via Ottaviano
Campo de’ Fiori
It is a significant structure that was
completed in A.D. 80 with seating capacity of 50,000 where people could watch
gladiators. It took eight years to build this structure and j! was started
by Emperor Vespasian. Pantheon: This was originally B.C. and rebuilt in second
century AJ.D - the Pantheon is one of the few anti Roman buildings that it
is still intact. Spanish Steps and Piazza di Spagna Built in 1725 the steps
curve upwards from the Piazza di Spagna to the Church of Santa Trinit dei
Monti. At the bottom hes Bernini’s boat-shaped Barcaccia fountain.
— Museo dell’Alto Medioevo:
The museum has decorative
arts from the Roman Empire period to earl Renaissance.
— San Pietro:
The St Peter’s church is one of the world’s
greatest Christian symbols. It was built over Saint Peter’ tomb in the 4th
This is an ancient town the Temple of
Fortuna that dates to the 213C.
— Vatican Museums:
The Vatica Museums occupy a part
of the palaces and include the Bo Apartments, Egyptian-Gregoff, Museum, Ethnological
Museum Raphael Rooms, the Etruscan Museum Pinacoteca, Pio-Clementine Museum
Raphael Salon and the Vatican library.
— Capitoline Hill:
This is home of the city government
with Michelangelo’s Piazza del Campidoglio. Bordering the Piazza are the Palazzo
dei Conservators, Palazzo dei. Senators and Palazzo Nuevo with the Capitoline
Museums that has a collection of classical art, and ancient sculpture.
NOT TO MISS
— Check out all the fountains, churches and museums in Rome
— Visit the Vatican city to view the splendour of the unique city
— Pulsate in the vibrant nightlife Rome
— Experience the rich cultural history of Rome
— Enjoy activities like beach volleyball and in-line skating the banks
of river Tiber.