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ROME

10 Jan

ROME

 

Cradle of civilization after Athens, its history stretches over 28 centuries!

Unique in its kind you can admire the temples and amphitheatres, countless churches, Renaissance palaces, fountains and baroque squares, alleys medieval charm make Rome a place where all styles coexist.

Open-air museum, Rome is one of the largest global capitals culture. It gathers evidence from all major periods in Western art, from ancient Roman baroque through the renaissance. Its historic centre is listed as a World Heritage Site by unesco.

In addition to its rich heritage Rome was able to integrate modernity with its long centuries of history, which is a major destination of Europe after London and Paris.

Dynamic, lively, attractive, whether to go out or educate yourself, there is something for everyone in Rome!

Lover of antiques, art and history, think to taste Roman cuisine in the warm Italian restaurants!

Wine bars are also a great place to taste Italian wines and especially those of Lazio.

You can also go out and attend concerts of classical music, jazz, blues, but also go to the opera.

Because that all roads lead to Rome … some essential…

Fontana di Trevi: it was built in the eighteenth century in the Baroque style. It is inthis fountain was born the tradition of throwing a coin into the water.ROME fontana_di_trevi_rome_italy-

Trastevere: this picturesque district of Rome, famous for its restaurants.

Vatican: This state in the city is home to art treasures concentrated in the St. Peter’s Basilica and the eleven Vatican Museums … and the Swiss Guards still wear uniforms designed by Michelangelo!

Sistine Chapel: Medieval chapel that is part of the Vatican Museums, a rectangular room is inspired by the legendary Temple of Solomon. Many artists have contributed to its splendour, including Perugino, Botticelli and Michelangelo, architect of the vault and the sublime Judgment; it took him 849 days to make it (from 1509 to 1512).Plafond de la Chapelle Sixtine

St. Peter’s Basilica: the largest basilica in the world (193 m long, 120 m high) was designed, built and decorated by the greatest artists at this time, Raphael Carlo Maderno. Its construction took from 1506 to 1626.ROME basilica_san_pietro

Colosseum: The universally recognized symbol of Rome! Built between 72 and 82 AD, it could hold up to 50,000 people attending the gladiators or wild beasts.ROMEColosseum

The Pantheon: A visit both day and night, as its mass is impressive. This spectacular building is essential.ROME Pantheon

Forum: An exceptional site between the Capitol and the Coliseum, the Roman Forum gathers some twelve centuries of Roman culture. The columns of the Temple of Saturn, Arch of Septimius Severus, the Temple of Castor and Pollux and the Temple of Vesta … Fascinating and unforgettable.ROME forum

Rome is definitely one of the great revelations of a trip to Italy to spend an unforgettable stay with family, friends or lovers.

 

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