Few cities like Rome offer such variety and few visitors who leave have no desire to return. As the seat of the Italian government and the Vatican, Rome is a genuine capital. It has everything you would want from a modern city, the history of the city is that it serves as a pole of attraction for visitors. From the ruins of the glorious Roman Empire to the Renaissance and the baroque buildings of its historic center, Rome is a brilliant architectural mosaic, a true masterpiece.
Begin your journey in the Vatican City (which has been an independent state since 1929) with St. Peter’s Basilica (the largest church in the world), the Vatican Museum and the shining star of the Italian Renaissance, the Sistine Chapel. Impressive architecture and art make the Vatican the top of the city’s must-see list.
Ancient Rome was based on seven hills and was divided into neighborhoods with different styles and personalities that have survived to this day. On the west bank of the Tiber River, Trastevere (where locals call themselves “real Romans”) are countless authentic pizzerias and restaurants.
Along the river, where the Basilica of Santa Sabina is and the church of Sant’ Alessio is the Aventine (one of the seven hills), a short walk is the area of Testaccio, where the tombs of the English poets John Keats are located. and Percy Bysshe Shelley. With Scalinata, the Pantheon and Piazza Venezia all in the historic city center, it is hard to deny that Rome is one of the most remarkable cities in the world. The clean cobbled streets can easily transport visitors back to the past of chariots and gladiators, the historical significance of the city dominates in every part of it.