Rome is a time machine to visit the ancient Roman Empire and the medieval history of the place. It is the perfect artistic stage of nature, boasting of some astonishing ancient roman renaissance structures, world-famous art museums and galleries. The sprawling city of Rome was surely not built in a day as per the famous saying. The best places to visit in Rome are enough to give you a Renaissance hangover. Check out the below listed famous tourist attractions in Rome for a memorable trip.
To start with the best places to visit in Rome, the Colosseum is one of the best ancient Roman architectures preserved in today’s time and most famous tourist attractions in Rome. Also called Flavian Amphitheatre (original name -Amphitheatrum Flavium) , it is till date world’s largest amphitheatre with a seating capacity of 55,000 people on an average. Its marvellous architecture especially those entrances, made in arch form, are outstanding. Though commissioned by Emperor of Rome Vespasian in 72 CE, the Colosseum was completed in 80 CE. It was used for the purpose of Fights and deadly fights of wild animals and gladiators besides dramatic performances, which was open for the common public.
Vatican Museums are one of the must visit tourist attractions in Rome. These museums were built to store masterpieces of renaissance art by world famous artists that were gifted to the renaissance Popes over centuries.
The Trevi Fountain is another popular place among the must visit Rome tourist attractions. It comprises of a large structure, depicting a chariot, which is being drawn with the help of sea horses. The chariot is called Triton taming Oceanus’. The fountain acts as the end point for the ancient marvellous piece of engineering, the Roman Aqueduct (Acqua Vergine), which has an ancient significance of serving Rome for many centuries. The spectacular Fountain is famous as a wish fulfiller, believers say that whatever wish one makes by throwing a coin in Trevi Fountain, becomes true as well the wish maker’s return to Rome is for sure.
Other best places to visit in Rome are the magnificent frescos from the Renaissance era, breathe-taking piazzas from the medieval era and the stunning Byzantine mosaics. Each of these famous places in Rome are worth a visit.
Other must visit Roman tourist attractions are the Roman Forum, the Pantheon and the historic churches that will leave one enchanted owing to their unbelievable architecture. The sparkling wish-making fountains, spread all over the city, are another famous tourist attractions in Rome. For the connoisseurs of art, those fascinating museums, theatre and art galleries are the best places to visit in Rome.
Known as the city of Romance, there is no dearth of best honeymoon places in Rome. The best places to visit in Rome for honeymoon depends on your taste, sightseeing, art galleries, restaurants, concert halls, there is much more. Besides, the above listed best places to visit in Rome, a walk across the city and feasting on pizza and pasta are other tourist attractions in Rome.