Rome is a city where you can go back infinitely. Such a number of historical and architectural monuments and works of art, no other city in Europe. While Rome is not just a Museum under the open sky: this is a live, dynamic, beautiful city, very fresh and modern, despite its long history, the spirit of antiquity, which is felt at every step. Only having been in Rome begin to understand why it is called the “eternal city”. Before the trip to Rome will revise again “Roman holiday” with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory peck, especially as many posters, postcards and Souvenirs will remind you about the movie at every step. Remember the final scene with Princess Anne? “Your Majesty, what of the cities in Europe You like the most? — They’re all beautiful and it’s hard to… Rome. And only Rome, I will keep memories about it for the rest of my days. Attractions of Course, one of the main attractions of Rome are monuments of ancient architecture: world famous amphitheatre, the Colosseum and arch of Constantine, Roman forum, the Palatine and the Capitol, the baths of Caracalla, circus Maximus, the Golden house of Emperor Nero and many other landmark buildings. In one trip you are probably not speedomoter all: start with the Colosseum, the Roman forum and the Palatine. These monuments included in one ticket valid for two days. Better to buy it at the ticket office of the Roman forum, as the queue is smaller than at the Coliseum. To the North of the forum is Mamertin prison, the oldest building in the city, older than the forum and the Colosseum. On a visit to the Vatican will certainly take the whole day. In St. Peter’s Basilica can hit anyone, just to defend the place. To the Vatican museums and the Sistine chapel you need to buy a ticket. In the box office museums are often built long ocheredi, but it’s worth it: Vatican museums feature one of the world’s richest collections of ancient art, ancient manuscripts and paintings. The crowning feature of the tour will be a visit to the Sistine chapel with delightful frescoes by Michelangelo. Also worth visiting the Capitoline museums, located on the eponymous hill. It exhibits a rich collection of antique sculptures, as well as the original bronze “Capitoline wolf”, which became a symbol of the city. Rome is the largest surviving monument of the ancient world and the capital of the Catholic religion, the city of churches and temples, which hsdas there are more than seven hundred. The most important of these is, of course, St. Peter’s Basilica, as well as three other papal basilicas: Santa Maria Maggiore, Basilica San Giovanni in Laterano and San Paolo Fuori Le Mura. This Basilica stand out among the rest of the Church with its impressive dimensions and rich interior decoration.
Major attractions it is also worth noting the Borghese gallery with a fine collection of sculpture and painting, Castel Sant’angelo, which in its history had visited the tomb, papal residence and a treasure house and a prison, and the Pantheon is a unique architectural structure that, among other things, serves as the tomb of the famous personalities like the artist Raphael.
In Rome a huge selection of hotels, from simple hostels and mini-hotels to luxurious five star hotels, some of which are located in historic mansions and villas. Most of the hotels can boast a location close to any attractions for them in Rome a huge amount and they are located in different parts of the city.
Where to stay
Rome is a huge city, while it has no explicit “historical center”. Depending on your interests, you can stay near the Vatican, the Coliseum and the Forum, Villa Borghese, or other important sights, but perhaps the best choice is to stay close to the metro station, so as to provide relatively quick access to all parts of the city.
How to get
The international airport of Rome is called “Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino airport”. From the airport there are frequent buses to the Central railway station. In addition, many Rome hotels offer Shuttle service from the airport to the hotel and back for free or for an additional fee.
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