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What to do and see in Rome.

There is lot to see and do in the Eternal City.

Updated May 25, 2017
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  1. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    According to a legend; in august 352 A. D. a wealthy man and pope Liberius had a similar dream about the Virgin who told them to build a church where they would have found snow in Rome. The next day Pope Liberius spotted snow on the top of the Esqui…
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    According to a legend, the name of this square derives from Flora; a woman loved by Pompeo, or maybe because there was a field of flowers in XV century in this area. Campo de' Fiori (in Romanesque dialect) means literally field of flowers. This is…
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    This church was built between 1626 and 1685. It is dedicated to Saint Ignatius of Loyola; the founder of the Jesuite order. This was the second church on this spot. Its main highlight is the troemp l' oeil frescoes painted in 1685 by Andrea Pozzo…
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    The Colosseum; originally known as Flavian Amphiteatre is a huge elliptical amphitheatre located east of the Roman forum. The building of this stadium was begun under emperor Vespasian in 72 A. D. It was inaugurated by Titus in 80 A. D. and completed…
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    A legend says that if you throw a coin into this fountain, over your left shoulder you' ll come back to Rome. This huge fountain is situated at the end of an aqueduct built in 19 B. C. and it lies where three roads intersect. Hence the name; Trevi…
  6. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    This square takes its name from the Spanish embassy of the Holy See (of the Vatican) that was located here. Piazza di Spagna is known for the Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti (Spanish Steps). This long staircase was built between 1721 and 1725. …
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    This square was built on the site of the Domitian stadium. Here athletic games named "agones", chariot races and other sports were held. Since the 17th century until mid 19th century it was partially flooded for mock naval battles (naumachias). Piazz…
  8. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    The Roman forum was the political, economical and religious center of Rome during the republic. Originally this site was a marsh. It was also used as cemetery. The Romans drained the area and built several temples and other buildings there. The fo…
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    They say this little church would stay inside a pillar you see in Saint Peter' s Square. It is also called San Carlino; due to its small size (ino in Italian is used as a diminutive for nouns). This church takes its name from the four fountains that …
  10. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    Trastevere is a district in Rome on the west bank of the Tiber. Its name derives from the Latin word "trans Tiberim" that means beyond the Tiber. Here there are some churches to visit. Be sure not to miss Santa Maria in Trastevere church and its …
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    It is said it was Saint Callistus who founded a church where this church is located; in 22 A. D. The church was rebuilt in the IV century. It was enlarged in the IX century. Then it was rebuilt in the XII century and modified between 1550 and170…
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    Farmacia della Scala was opened to the public (for the popes; their families and for wealthy people) in 1700. It is quite difficult to visit this old pharmacy. First you have to convince the priest who lives there to let you in ... If you' ll suc…
  13. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    This church is located in Città del Vaticano. It is a small country inside Rome. Saint Peter' s basilica is located on the site where Saint Peter was buried between 64 and 68 A. D. The current church was built from 1506 to 1626 due to the bad st…
  14. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    In ancient Roman times there were various temples on the Capitoline hill. There was the tabularium (the public Roman archive) and the mint of the Republican age as well. Piazza del Campidoglio (Capitol square) is situated on the top of this hill.…
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    This well preserved Roman (ex) temple was built by Augustus' son in law Marcus Vespasianus Agrippa in 27 B. C. Between 118 and 125 A. D. it was completely rebuilt by Hadrian. It was dedicated to all the gods. After other restorations it fell in a sta…
  16. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    Pincio is a hill is directly above Piazza del Popolo. If you are at Piazza del Popolo, climb the flight of stairs you see and you will arrive to the Pincian Hill and precisely at Piazzale Napoleone. From this large square you will enjoy a very b…
  17. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    This is Rome' s cathedral. Constantine the emperor is thought to have funded the construction of the first basilica on the site of the former barracks of selected kinghts. It was built on the site of the estate belonged to a family named Laterani;…
  18. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    Villa d' Este is located in Tivoli. It is a town some km far from Rome. This villa was commissioned by Ippolito d' Este; son of Lucrezia Borgia in the late 1500. It is listed as UNESCO world heritage site. Its interiors are decorated with b…
  19. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Rome, Italy
    Orvieto lies on a plateau of a volcanic cliff. It is located in the southernmost end of Umbria region. Orvieto' s main sight is the cathedral. Inside it is very large and quite empty. It was built between 1290 and 1320. Its facade is covered with…
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