Rome is the city of a thousand and one facets
C'est l’une des destinations les plus prisées au monde, grâce à son mélange harmonieux de merveilles antiques et de modernité. La ville aux Sept collines est spectaculaire, pleine de lieux à découvrir, et d’histoire.
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1) The fountain of Neptune
This is not a simple fountain. It is located in the north of Piazza Navona. Its basin was made in 1574 by Giacomo della Porta. Its sculptures by Gregorio Zappalà and Antonio Della Bitta date back to 1878. You have to see it to believe it, this fountain is one of the oldest Roman remains.
Fan of beautiful things? Go there!
2) The church of San Rocco al laugusteo
It was founded in 1499 by Alexander VI as a chapel for a nearby hospital.
Its secret? After the discovery of an ancient fresco of the Virgin, considered miraculous, the church was almost completely rebuilt on a project by Giovanni Antonio de Rossi.
A place full of magic to discover.
3) The Carlo Bilotti Museum
Are you a fan of various museums? Do you want to learn while admiring? Don't miss this address! You'll find paintings, sculptures and watercolors from the collection donated by Italian-American entrepreneur and collector Carlo Bilotti, including works by Giorgio de Chirico, Gino Severini, Andy Warhol and Larry Rivers.
You'll also be able to find temporary exhibitions 😉
4) Baths of Diocletian
A must see! The Baths of Diocletian are the largest thermal complex in ancient Rome. This place is for the dreamers, the creative, the lovers of History! The remains of the impressive enclosure and the traces of ancient cemeteries perfectly preserved make the place unique and out of time.
5) Castel Sant'Angelo
Explore the ancient fortress of Castel Sant'Angelo! Close to the Vatican City. Just open your eyes and start traveling through centuries of history, hidden behind the castle walls. Discover ancient artifacts, perfectly preserved frescoes and other works of art on display as you move from room to room.
This castle is one of a kind, we recommend it 😉
6) The Basilica of Santa Chiara
It is the largest Gothic church! Located in the Piazza del Gesù Nuovo. Here you will find the tombs of the Angevins that house Charles of Calabria and Robert the Wise and many others.
This basilica is unique for its grandeur and its history!
7) The Sciarra Colona Gallery
It is an unusual place that is located in the center of the Eternal City. The project was entrusted to the architect Giulio De Angelis.
For the little story 😉 : In search of a woman having all the possible virtues, he made decorate the gallery by Giuseppe Cellini. One discovers there the personification of the female virtues: Modesty, Sobriety, Strength, Humility, Prudence, Patience, Kindness, Wife, Fidelity, Friendliness, Mercy. He calls his work the "Glorification of Women".
You will be amazed!
8) Garden of orange trees
This place is very popular thanks to the belvedere that offers a beautiful view of the city, facing the dome of St. Peter, with the Janiculum hill, and reaching up to Monte Mario. Open to the public for several years, the trees were planted in memory of the orange tree where the founder of the Dominican order, Saint Dominic, preached. A bright, lively garden with a view of the whole city.
You have to visit it at all costs 😉
9) The Coliseum
The Colosseum is THE monument you must see! The Colosseum is one of the largest amphitheaters ever built in the Roman Empire. Reduced to a state of ruin because of earthquakes and the recovery of its stones for other uses, the Colosseum is still worth a visit. This immense building, 50 meters high and 524 meters long, is a true testimony to the past grandeur of the Roman Empire.
For even more thrills, visit it at night. This architectural gem lights up and reveals a different and dazzling charm, you have to see it to believe it 😉
10) La Basilique Saint-Pierre
A penchant for Art?
This masterpiece is one of the most Christian churches in the world and is also the most important of Catholicism. Built on the remains of an ancient basilica dating back to the 4th century, the basilica is believed to house the tomb of St. Peter, the founder of the church. It is worth noting that many renowned Renaissance artists contributed to the lavish ornamentation of the basilica's interior!
It is a jewel !
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Updated at: 02-03-2023