Rome: 8 Great Free Sights

Rome: 8 Great Free Sights, Rome, Italy (B)

I’ve visited Rome enough times to know that I no longer want to mooch shoulder-to-shoulder traipsing around this city, whilst moving amongst a flood-tide of tourists. Nor do I want to pay for everything that I visit as I just don’t have that much surplus cash – so, it’s off to discover free sights on this quick trip.

As the ‘12th most visited city in the world’ and with a population of over 2.8 million, Rome is always busy, even in wintery February – but Rome rarely disappoints…

Today the city turned on a spectacular show for locals and tourists, which no one has seen for many years.

Snow fell on stunning Rome transforming sites and monuments into a white fairyland. Sadly, the snow only lasted the day but I did manage to take some photos, which I’ve shared in this post: Snow in Rome!

Strolling along Piazzale di Porta Pia, this impressive Military museum, which opened in 1904 holds photos, original weapons, portraits, and weapons of the Bersaglieri – an infantry of the Italian army. The museum is free entry but is always closed when we walk pass, even though opening hours are from 9am-3pm, Monday to Friday. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Rome: 8 Great Free Sights
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Nilla Palmer
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Museo Storico dei Bersaglieri
  • Villa Borghese Gardens
  • Galleria Borghese
  • Piazza del Popolo
  • Pincian Hill
  • The National Monument of Victor Emmanuel II
  • Around the Colosseum
  • Fontana di Trevi
  • Piazza di Spagna

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