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Attractions In Rome
Rome has much to offer and is great for all the family. There is a vast array of attractions in Rome, from seeing the world famous colosseum or Vatican City and once in a wealth of beautiful architecture. Below are just some of the real 'musts' when visiting Rome.
Colosseum - The Colosseum is probably the most impressive building of the Roman empire. Originally known as the Flavian Amphitheater, it was the largest building of the era.The monumental structure has fallen into ruins, but even today it is an imposing and beautiful sight. It is now a regular tourist attraction, seeing hundreds of tourists a day visit the top of the tower and admiring its wonders. Tickets to visit the Colosseum start at around £13 per adult and under 16's slightly less. For more information and booking your tickets, visit the link below:
The Vatican City - Vatican City is the capital of the Catholic world, a spiritual superpower whose law is gospel to the world’s one billion CatholicsInside and home to the Pope. In the Vatican city you can find 11 Vatican Museums with the restored Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, and Vatican Gardens, an enchanted place, a system of large and small gardens, fountain, fish pool and enclousure for rabbits. They date back to medieval times when vineyards and orchards extended to the north of the Apostolic Palace. This is an extremely popular attraction so be prepared to cue! For more information and booking your tickets, visit the link below:
Trevi Fountain - Trevi Fountain is the most famous and arguably the most beautiful fountain in all of Rome. This impressive monument dominates the small Trevi square located in the Quirinale district.The water at the bottom of the fountain represents the sea. Legend has it you will return to Rome if you throw a coin into the water. You should toss it over your shoulder with your back to the fountain. This attraction is free and is a definate must! For more information, visit the link below:
Circus Maximus - The Circus Maximus was the largest stadium in ancient Rome. At one point the Circus could seat 250.000 people, one quarter of Rome's population. Chariot races were one of the Roman's most popular form of entertainment. Romulus, the first of Rome's seven kings, is said to have held chariot races there.This stadium really takes you into the past and allows your mind to experience how the Romans used to be.