Leap Into the History & Beauty of Rome

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// 6 April 2016
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Leap Into the History and Beauty of Rome

Rome is a living museum with ancient architecture and historical gems on every corner plus the Eternal City boasts a wealth of other delights. The Italian capital and Vatican City are a major pull for tourists visiting Italy who are left awed by some of the most spectacular architectural delights of the world that they can find here. 5 things not to miss when you visit Rome:

Admire the Colosseum

Colosseum

Located in the center of Rome, the amphitheatre is the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It will give you an interesting insight into the history of Rome. The area around the Colosseum is quite spacious with plenty of room for the large numbers of visitors posing for pictures. Since, it is one of the wonders of the world, it definitely demands your attention!

Experience the Overwhelming Beauty of Castel Sant’Angelo

Castel Sant’Angelo

The brilliance of the palace, located on the banks of River Tiber, can be seen from miles away. The road leading to the palace has sculptures on both the sides. As the dusk begins to fall, the entire river is filled up with lamps all around, making for a breathtaking view. The castle has various exhibits ranging from Renaissance paintings and pottery to antique military weapons. Admire the beautiful view from the terrace and dine at one of the exotic terrace restaurants inside the palace.

Feel the Presence of God at St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica

The Basilica is one of the largest churches in the world and also one of the holiest catholic shrines. Its lavish interior contains many spectacular works of art and its glorious dome dominates over the rooftops of the Eternal City. Don’t miss a chance to experience heaven at this place.

Get an Architectural Trace from Pantheon

Pantheon

The Pantheon is often mentioned as a favorite of visitors to Rome, possibly because it’s one of the city’s best-preserved ancient monuments. This magnificent building with its awe-inspiring domed interior became a symbol of Rome itself. The rectangular portico screens the vast hemispherical dome: only from inside can its true scale and beauty be appreciated. Don’t forget to visit the Pantheon, acclaimed as the world’s only architecturally perfect building.

Stay Relaxed at Piazza di Spagna

Piazza di Spagna

Immerse yourself in the beauty of this postcard landscape strengthened by the 137 steps that lead up from the place to the church. On entering the piazza, one is immediately taken aback by such elegance as the yellow, brownish ochre-colored buildings, Bernini’s fountain and the celebrated Spanish Steps rising up towards the Church. Sit on the stairs and relax yourself admiring the beauty of Rome.

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