Top 5 Attractions of Rome You Simply Can’t Miss

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Rome is such a dense and ancient place that short listing top 5 attractions can be overwhelming. Where do you start, indeed? Not to be worried though! Here we have pulled together a list of top attractions that you must check out on your Rome tour. Let’s have a good look at them:

Pay a trip to the Colosseum:

The Colosseum is one of the most internationally known symbols of Rome. Inaugurated way back in 80 A.D. the Colosseum has a long & bloody history. The place was used for wild beast hunts, public executions, and gladiator fights for many hundred years, then became a condo of sorts as medieval Romans made their homes in the hulking ruins. It was the largest auditorium in the Roman Empire & is assumed to have packed nearly 50,000 people inside. Today almost four million people visit this remarkable Roman monument annually.

See Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi):

A must-visit on numerous tourists’ itineraries, the Trevi Fountain is located amidst a high concentration of hotels, shopping centers and exclusive nightlife. Finished in the mid 1700s, the Trevi is a wonderful instance of a baroque design with a noticeably legendary character. The god of the sea, Oceanus, comes out from the pool, bordered by his faithful Tritons. The fountain experienced a widespread, multimillion euro restoration & re-launched in its full brilliance in November 2015. This legendary site is best viewed at night when lights light up the fountain.

As per Roman tradition, throwing one, 2 or 3 coins into the fountain, with your right hand over your left shoulder makes sure you will come back to Rome; you will fall in love with a gorgeous Roman; and you will tie the knot to the same Roman.

Visit the Roman Forum:

Not as acknowledged as the Colosseum, some say the Roman Forum is more enthralling. This iconic plaza features majority of the ancient Rome’s most vital structures, from shrines to government houses to monuments. Though most of the complexes are in ruin condition, you can witness the relics & envisage the former magnificence of the Arch of Septimius Severus, the Arch of Titus, the Temple of Saturn and the House of the Vestal Virgins among other renowned structures.

Check out Porta Portese:

Porta Portese is a Sunday morning market (about 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.) in Trastevere that travel experts say fashionistas won't wish to miss. While vendors sell everything from books to antiques (and antique lookalikes), the market's main focus is clothes – both new and used.

Capitoline Museums:

Also known as Musei Capitolini, the Capitoline Museums was the 1st public museum in the earth, and it holds Rome’s symbol, the bronze Capitoline Wolf. As per the tradition, the wolf looked after the half-wolf, half-god originators of the city, twins Romulus & Remus. Its nameksake museum features ruins of Roman rulers, from Augustus to Caligula, figurine, including a renowned one of Marcus Aurelius, and portraits by Caravaggio and Battista, among others. Comprising 3 detach buildings enclosing the Piazza del Campidoglio; the collections include hundreds of sculptures.

There's a definite reason why Rome remains one of the most mysterious yet often-visited city all over the world. So give yourself this opportunity and plan a memorable Rome tour with the help of a reliable tour operator.

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