Why Rome for a holiday?

Piazza Venezia, Rome

Piazza Venezia, Rome

The origins of Rome are so old that today is known as “the eternal city”. The Romans believed that their city was founded in the year 753 BC, but modern historians believe it was the year 625 BC.
The Italian capital has a so magic atmosphere that it’s hard to define it. It’s impossible to stand in Rome and not be taken aback by the greatness of its history. Each recognizable artstic period is here well represented: Imperial, Classical, Renaissance, Baroque and Modern architecture.

What will you find most breathtaking about the Eternal City? Monuments are really so numerous in Rome that it’s really difficult to choose.

The Colosseum, is the most famous Classical structure with its distinct design, its huge ellipse with tiered seating that was able to seat 50,000 viewers. Its grand size and structure remain a template for the stadia that we see today.

Piazza di Spagna is one of the most popular meeting places in Rome. Built in 1725, the Spanish Steps are impressive three flights of stairs that contain over 130 steps. Located below the Trinità dei Monti, it is connected by a long, historic set of stairs known as Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti or Spanish Steps.

Piazza Navona offers an amazing gathering place with beautiful lights and sculptures. The buildings of the Piazza currently lie over the remains of the Circus Domitianus or Domitian’s Stadium.

Pantheon, a building originally built as a temple to all the gods of Ancient Rome,  is the preferred destination by the European tourists, as is confirmed by TripAdvisor.

Villa Borghese, the largest public park in Rome, is appreciated for its attractions: a lake, fountains, temples and several museums.

There is only one thing to do, visit the city.

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