The Colosseum. Imagine fifty thousand people in 80 AD watching Christians being thrown to the lions, fighting gladiators. Hollywood it wasn’t, if you were the lion’s breakfast..
Other Roman ruins are the Roman Forum, the political religious centre of the Roman governing bodies. Choose amongst the many fascinating ruined temples, and churches.
Tempio di Antonino e Faustina, the Triumphal arch Arco di Settimo Severo which was built in 203 AD. The Tempio di Saturno a top Roman Temple, was dedicated to the god of chaos and disorder, chaos manifested nowadays by the chaotic drivers in Rome.
Attractions in Rome
The Vatican City is the smallest sovereign nation in the world. It has its own postal service, currency, newspaper, radio station and army of Swiss Guards to bodyguard the Pope.
Rome is surrounded by seven hills. Climb those steps to the Piazza del Campidoglio and Musei Capitolini. Michelangelo designed the interior of the Pizza del Campidoglio . The Pantheon temple capxures the feel of ancient Roman with it’s stunning dome. Mingle with beautiful people around the boat shaped fountain Barcaccia. Shop in the expensive shopping street, the Via Condotti. The clubbing area is Testaccio. Opera rings out from the Teatro dell’ Opera.
There is something for everyone in Rome.
BeatTheBrochure TIP: When in Rome, take a good pair of walking shoes.