Visiting Rome, Italy? Here’s the Travel Guide

Italy, Rome Guide (B): Visiting Rome, Italy? Here’s the Travel Guide

Ancient Rome “wasn’t built in a day”, but it was eight times more populated than modern-day New York and covered over 580 square miles. The Eternal City was founded in 753 BC by Romulus and is today the modern and bustling capital of Italy. With the sheer wealth of incredible artifacts left behind by the Romans, there’s no wonder this is one of the most popular tourist destinations on earth. Let’s visit Rome!

There’s really so much to do, this place could keep you busy for days. Here’s a list of our must-see’s when visiting Rome.

Constructed in 72 AD, this colossal performance venue is where gladiators and animals fought to the death in front of audiences over 50,000 strong. Today, walk through the ancient halls, and you can almost hear the roaring crowds of ancient Rome. Bonus: When finished exploring the Colosseum, don’t miss the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, which are already included in your ticket. 

Located on the east side of the River Tiber, this magnificent structure is one of ancient Rome’s best preserved relics. Built between 118 and 125AD, this former-temple-now-church has inspired the architecture of countless stately buildings around the world, and is an absolute must-see when visiting Rome.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Visiting Rome, Italy? Here’s the Travel Guide
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Colosseum   Roman Forum   Pantheon   Trevi Fountain   Spanish Steps   St. Peter’s Basilica   Vatican Museum   Sistine Chapel   Vatican Post Office   Altare della Patria   Capitoline Wolf   Capitoline Museum   Castel Sant’Angelo  
Author: Josh And Krissy Sedivy
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