Top 10 Sights in Rome

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The top 10 must-see sights in Rome:

The Colosseum is a magnificent ancient amphitheatre and a symbol of Rome’s rich history. Built in the 1st century AD, it was once used for gladiator fights and public squares. It is considered one of the greatest feats of ancient engineering. Colosseum tours and tickets

Vatican City:
Vatican City is an independent city-state and seat of the Roman Catholic Church. Many of the world’s most famous works of art and architecture are located here, including St Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. It is also home to the Vatican Museums, which house an extensive collection of arts and crafts from all eras.

Important for travellers to Rome: We have only seen queues of hundreds of metres or several hours in Europe in Rome so far. This is especially true for St. Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum and the Vatican Museum. Tickets without queuing (skip-the-line tickets) should be bought in advance on the internet and go past the queue!:  This link offers such tickets

Roman Forum:
The Roman Forum was the centre of political, legal and social life in ancient Rome. Today it is an archaeological site with a collection of ruins such as the Temple of Saturn and the Arch of Titus. Visitors can stroll through the ancient ruins and imagine life at the time of the Roman Republic and Empire.

The Pantheon is a magnificent ancient temple dedicated to all the gods of ancient Rome. Its dome is considered an engineering masterpiece and is one of the best preserved structures of ancient Rome. The temple is now a church and visitors can admire its stunning architecture and the natural light shining through its eyeballs.

Piazza Navona:
Piazza Navona is a beautiful baroque square with cafes, restaurants and street performers. There are three magnificent fountains, including the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, symbolising its four rivers on the four continents known to the ancient Romans.

Trevi Fountain:
The Trevi Fountain is one of the most famous fountains in the world and a must-see for any visitor to Rome. Legend has it that throwing a coin into the fountain will allow visitors to return to the city. The fountain is a magnificent Baroque masterpiece with intricate carvings and waterfalls.

Spanish Steps:
The Spanish Steps consists of its 135 steps leading up to the Trinita dei Monti church. It is a popular meeting place for tourists and locals and offers a beautiful view of the city. The staircase is lined with elegant boutiques and cafés and is perfect for a leisurely stroll.

Villa Borghese:
Villa Borghese is a beautiful park in the centre of Rome. It houses numerous museums, including the Galleria Borghese, which houses an impressive collection of art and sculptures. Visitors can also enjoy picnics, boat trips and carriage rides through the park.

Castel Sant’Angelo:
Castel Sant’Angelo is a magnificent castle on the banks of the Tiber. Originally built as a mausoleum for the Roman emperor Hadrian, it was later used as a castle and papal residence. Today it is a museum with great views of the city and the river.

Trastevere is a charming neighbourhood on the west bank of the Tiber. It is known for its narrow, winding streets, traditional trattorias and bohemian atmosphere. The perfect place to escape the tourist hustle and bustle.

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