Attractions of

Rome


The eternal city offers a multitude of places, monuments, and attractions that lurk open. The Colosseum is the largest of the Roman monuments remaining to date and an indispensable stop for those who visit the capital. St. Peter's Basilica is the largest church in the world. Trevi Fountain Together with the Colosseum is one of the most famous Rome symbols in the world. And many other attractions to discover.

Colosseo

The Colosseum is the largest amphitheater in the world, located in the center of Rome. It is able to contain an estimated number of spectators between 50,000 and 75,000, is the most important Roman amphitheater, as well as the most impressive monument of ancient Rome that has come to us, known all over the world as a symbol of the city of Rome and One of the symbols of Italy. It used to be used for gladiator shows and other public events (hunting shows, famous battles, and dramas based on classical mythology).

Fontana di Trevi

The Trevi Fountain is the largest and one of the most famous fountains in Rome; Is also considered one of the most famous fountains in the world. The most popular and persistent tradition is related to the launch of the coinage inside the fountain. By doing this act with closed eyes, turning to the palace of Poli, would propose a future return to the city. The origins of the tradition are ignored, but it may be derived from the ancient custom of throwing into sacred oboys or small gifts to propitiate the local divinity, as for the wells of desires. Tradition is so commonly known that tourists, even foreigners, are rarely excluded from the "rite" of the launch of the coin. The Municipality of Rome ruled in 2006 that all the coins withdrawn (a sum of about three thousand euros Day) are destined for Caritas of the capital; This, however, does not prevent some "amateurs" from attempting unauthorized and sanctioned personal recoveries.

Piazza di Spagna

Piazza di Spagna (in the seventeenth century of France), with the staircase of Trinità dei Monti, is one of the most famous squares in Rome. It has its name in the palace of Spain, home of the Iberian Embassy in the Holy See. Ancient home of illustrious poets such as John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley, the square today represents an invaluable cultural heritage. Located at the foot of the Pincio hill, the Spanish Steps have always been the center of the cultural and tourist life of the city of Rome.

Piazza San Pietro

Located on the edge of the historic center of Rome, the square is part of the Vatican City and is bordered by the Italian State; Constructed by Bernini between 1656 and 1667 under Pope Alexander VII (1655-1667), it is composed of two parts: a first trapezoidal space, delimited by the two closed and convergent rectilinear arms that stand by the yard, and a second elliptical shape, Between the two emicicules of the quadruple colonnade.

Piazza Venezia

The actual aspect of the square derives from the demolition and reconstruction work carried out at the beginning of the 20th century, which led to the construction of the Victorian colossal monument in honor of Vittorio Emanuele II. The square also houses Palazzo Venezia, an ancient papal site, from which, Pope Giulio II assisted, overlooking a balcony, in the race of barber horses, which until 1883 was disputed along Via del Corso. In addition to Palazzo Venezia, the original accommodation of the square was preserved in the Palazzo Bonaparte, where from 1818 until the death of Napoleon's mother, Letizia Ramolino. From a balcony in the square, Benito Mussolini, at the beginning of the last century, kept his vigorous speeches addressed to the Italian people, and there is where the "unknown soldiers" are buried, in memory and in honor of all soldiers Who have lost their lives during World War I and have never been identified.

Trastevere

Cobbled streets, always open trattorias, ivy-lined palaces, bars and clubs with patio, lazy streets, tattoo studios, small breweries, river views: the charming Trastevere never sleeps. By day we sit outdoors to enjoy a glass of good wine. In the evening, when its countless clubs, bars and squares are filled with street, student and creative artists, the neighborhood becomes the center of Roman nightlife.