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Top Tourist Attractions in Rome

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Rome was not built in a day, and this saying is totally true. This place has been the center of the one of the greatest civilizations in the world. Rome is well known all over the world for its rich heritage, grand Roman monuments, ancient churches and lot more. So, here we are giving you a list of Top Tourist Attractions in Rome.

- Pantheon

Pantheon is amongst the Roman buildings which is best preserved and was constructed in 126 AD in form a temple for the Roman gods. In the 7th century, this temple served as the Roman Catholic Church. When you will make a visit to this place you will see a big circular portico along with the 3 ranks of large granite Corinthian columns. Moreover, it is the biggest unreinforced concrete dome in the globe.


This is the largest as well as most famous amphitheater. Its construction was started in the 72 AD by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty and was over by his son Titus in 80 AD. At present Colosseum is a major tourist attraction in Rome with 1000s of tourists paying to see what is left of the center arena.

-St. Peter's Basilica

St. Peter's Basilica is also a famous tourist attraction in Rome with an interior height of 120m. This was stands on the customary site where Peter, the follower who is considered the first pope, was crucified and obscured. So, you must visit this place when you travel to Rome.

-Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain was designed by Nicola Salvi and its construction was completed in the year 1762. This fountain features a legendary sculptural composition of Neptune, god of the sea. It has become the popular tourist destination in Rome because of its beautiful features.  

-Piazza Navona

This is one of the famous squares of Rome and was established at the end of 15th century. Constructed by the Emperor Domitian in 86 AD, this place conserves the shape of the Stadium of Domitian that once stands here. At present, there are 3 wonderful fountains in Piazza Navona and is hugely popular place for sipping a cappuccino and see street performers.

-Roman Forum

Roman Forum is situated in the small valley in between the Capitoline and Palatine hills. This is the most significant archaeological sites in all over the world. In addition to this, Roman Forum gives you an incredible experience as you literally walk upon it on your rapid walk around Rome.

-Spanish Steps

The Spanish Steps were constructed with French funds amid 1721 to 1725 for linking the Bourbon Spanish delegation to the Holy See with the Trinità dei Monti a French church. There are about 135 steps here and are generally very busy which attracts tourists and locals who use it as a meeting place.

-Vatican Museums

Vatican Museums was founded in 6th century by Pope Julius II. These museums boast most significant relics and include the Raphael Rooms and the elegantly decorated Sistine Chapel. Additionally, in the support of Pope Julius II, Michelangelo highlighted the chapel ceiling stuck between 1508 and 1512.

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