One Day in Rome


You only have one day in Rome - the eternal city - where there is so much to see? Don't worry because I've got you covered.

1. Colosseum

The colosseum is a elliptical amphitheatre in the city centre situated east from the Roman Forum and probably the most famous attraction in Rome. Completed in 80 AD it is athe largest amphitheatre ever built. The Colosseum could hold, it is estimated, between 50,000 and 80,000 spectators and was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles. 
Entry is 16,00 € for adults and 4,00 € for 6 to 17 year olds.

2. Roman Forum

The Roman Forum (Latin: Forum Romanum) is a plaza (=forum) surrounded by ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city. It was the center of Roman public life: i.e. the site of triumphal processions and elections, the venue for public speeches and criminal trials.

3. Piazza di Spagna and the Spanish Steps

The Spanish Steps are a perfect venue to take a break or let the evening end watching the sun go down behind the beautiful buildings around the square.
Piazza di Spagna from the Spanish Steps

4. Piazza Navona

In the centre of Piazza Navona stands the famous Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi or Fountain of the Four Rivers by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, topped by the Obelisk of Domintian. Behind the fountain, facing the square you can find the 17th-century Baroque church Sant'Agnese in Agone.

5. Pantheon

The Pantheon is one of the best-preserved of all Ancient Roman buildings in front of Piazza della Rotanda. Since the 7th century it has been used as a church.

5. Fontana di Trevi

The Trevi Fountain is a fountain in the Trevi district, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi. oins are purportedly meant to be thrown over the left shoulder. An estimated 3,000 € are thrown into the fountain each day. The money has been used to subsidize a supermarket for Rome's needy.

Because of restorations the fountain will be closed until the end of 2015
Tell me in the comments below if you are planning a trip to Rome and if you have been to Rome before what your favourite sights are.

- Tez

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