Rome is without doubt one the most beautiful cities in the world; every year millions of tourists come from around the world to adore the treasures and works of art of Roman and architecture.
Rome, the “eternal city”, is so called because it is a place of great beauty, contrast and life. Rome is an eclectic city: the religious world center of Catholic Church, the fabulous ruins of the center of the Roman Empire, and modern, bustling Rome. Rome’s history covers across two and a half thousand years with the city being founded by the ancient Romans. Rome has a colorful past, and who knows if these legends are true or not? There’s no doubt Rome has a thrilling past just waiting to be discovered.
Rome houses many of the world’s most popular artwork and sculptures, museums, galleries and Monuments that commemorate every era in history.
In the absolute depths of summer, the heat and the crowds make the city nearly unbearable. Traveling too late or too early in the year can also be risky because the opening hours for many attractions are shorter, and some are closed completely. However, there are so many attractions you may want to come along in Rome.
One thing the Romans are most popular is for their architecture, and many examples of this can be seen throughout the city;
Up close and personal, is it breathtaking in size and prominence, the top attraction of Rome the Colosseum.
Like many of the fantastic places, colorful, noisy and full of life, Rome has an amazing marketplace which is the Campo de’ Fiori. The epitome of Roman architecture and grandness is the St. Peter’s Basilica, which outshines its surroundings and most buildings in the city.
Some of the amazing architecture of Rome is the Pantheon, the most astonishing Roman temple in the world. And here’s the one, the impressive Trevi Fountain which is the largest fountain in Rome. The Vatican Museums are large yet unforgettable.
You will find a wide variety of restaurants to suit all budgets in the city of Rome. Tourists can choose from the traditional Pizzerias where they can enjoy fresh pasta and homemade pizza to the delights of Indian, Chinese, Steakhouses and much more.
And especially don’t leave Rome if you cannot shop one of the shopping centers in Rome. Shopping in Rome is a leisurely experience and has something to suit most budgets. With beautiful weather and amazing cuisine, Rome is the place to indulge your senses.
About the author:
Sandy Allain is always fond of writing helpful Roman travel guides that gets published in different travel sites. Watch out for more helpful tips when travelling Rome and other European countries in his own site www.simplyrome.org.