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Colosseum
Colosseum
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The Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in Rome. It is the largest amphitheatre ever built in the world. The construction began in AD 72. The amphitheatre has an average audience of some 65,000. It was used for gladiatorial contests animal hunts, and famous battles.

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountarin is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome. It is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. The Trevi Fountain was built in 1762. It is an ideal play of water and rocks. People throw coins over their shoulders, to return to Rome.

Pantheon
Pantheon
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Pantheon is a former Roman temple, now a church, in Rome. The pagan temple was built in honour of all the Gods. Since the Renaissance the Pantheon has been the site of important burials. Now masses and holy days of obligation are celebrated there. Weddings are also held there from time to time.

St. Peter's Basilica

St. Peter's Basilica is a huge church in Vatican, which is the seat of the Pope of all Catholics. The Basilica and the square surrounding it are separate enclosed country within Rome. St Peter’s basilica is the most famous example of Renaissance architecture and the largest church in the world.

Piazza Navona

Piazza Navona is a square in Rome, built in 1st century AD. It has a form of the open space of the stadium. The ancient Romans went there to watch the games. It features important sculptural and architectural creations: in the center stands the famous Fountain of the Four Rivers and the Pamphili palace.

Vatican Museums

Vatican museum is the collection of artworks connected with Christianity and Popes of Vatican. It is situated next to St. Peter’s Basilica. The museum displays the most remarkable items from the Renaissance period. It contains 70,000 works, of which 20,000 are on display.

Palatine Hill

The Palatine Hill is the centremost of the Seven Hills and is one of the most ancient parts of the city. Rome has its origins on the Palatine. From the time of Augustus, Imperial palaces were built here; the ruins of the palaces are there. The Palatine Hill was also the site of the ancient festival.

Roman Forum

The Roman Forum is an area surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of Rome. Augustus gave the Forum its final form 29 BC. It was the center of Roman public life and the most celebrated meeting place in the world, and in all history.

Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps are a set of steps in Rome, built in 1723 to link the Bourbon Spanish Embassy and the church. During Springtime part of the steps are covered by azalea pink flowers. The steps are crowded with people of all kinds of backgrounds. Spanish Steps are famous meeting place.

Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel (; Latin: Sacellum Sixtinum; Italian: Cappella Sistina [kapˈpɛlla siˈstiːna]) is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the Cappella Magna, the chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored it between...

Trastevere

Trastevere is the 13th rione of Rome, on the south of Vatican City. In the Middle Ages Trastevere had narrow, winding, irregular streets with strong contrast between the large houses of the rich, and the small houses of the poor. Nowadays natives and tourists alike flock to its many pubs and restaurants.

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore is the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome. The present building of the basilica was constructed in 432. The basilica is dedicated to Virgin Mary, for health and protectress of the Roman people. The architecture of the church is classical and traditionally Roman.

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