Rome is the capital of Italy. The fascinating city was built upon the ruins of the Roman Empire. Founded in 753 a.C. and considered the heart of one of the oldest and popular civilization, Rome is the origin place of the latin language and above all, it was the capital of one of the most influenced empire, the Roman Empire.
The artistic, historical and cultural heritage of Rome is limitless insomuch as the city was put in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage in 1980. Rome is the location of the Vatican and therefore is the house of the Pope and the heart of the Catholic Christianity. Every corner of the streets is full of historical beauties and the atmosphere that this city can offer is unique. A sightseeing to Rome is like doing a backstep to the past, something special.
The top things to do in Rome are the visiting to the Pantheon, a 2000-year-old temple and the best preserved ancient Rome's great monument, the Colosseum, the world famous gladiator arena, the Vatican, with its Museums full of paintings made by some of the most famous artists of the history such as Michelangelo and Giotto. In the Vatican Museums you can admire the beautiful Sistine Chapel with the Michelangelo's frescoes. In a city full of important churches which a tourist have absolutely to visit such as Saint Mary Major, Saint Paul Outside the Walls, St. John Lateran and many others, the largest and most spectacular is the St. Peter's Basilica. It is located in St. Peter's square and it contains three of Italy's most popular beauties: Michelangelo's Pietà, his dome, and Bernini's baldachin, in addition to the Popes' tombs. The Trevi Fountain is one of the most celebrated symbol of Rome. Its status is due to the splash of Anita Ekberg in La Dolce Vita.
The Spanish steps of Piazza di Spagna ,Piazza Navona, the Roman Forum, the Palatine Hill and the famous shopping street of Spiga are some of the absolutely unmissable thiings to visit in this fantastic city.
It's impossible to describe the beuty and the charm of Rome. A sightseeing to Rome is a unique experience that have to be lived once in a life.
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