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A Guide to Navigate Through the Top Attractions of Rome in Lesser Time

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From the ancient monuments to the renaissance masterpieces, traditional cuisines and a buzzing culture, everything makes Rome tour a must for every traveler who wants to explore the European continent. And with a guided Rome tour one can navigate through and explore the best of this eternal city.

Rome always remains on the top of the list of a traveler who wishes to navigate and explore the best of the European continent. It took around 2,700 years to build Rome the way it looks today, so you can easily imagine that there is so much to explore here! But Rome tends to be one of the most expensive food and lodging destinations of Europe, hence you need to plan your Rome tour in such a way that you get to know more about the city in less time. And the following guide will help you navigate through this eternal city’s top attractions in lesser time!

The Vatican

The Vatican is a must for every tourist in Rome. It not only comprises of the history of the Christian faith but also the history of Rome dating back to the Etruscans. And your Rome tour starts from here. A half day Vatican tour can let you understand a lot about this holy city. And you can get even more time by hiring a private tour that starts before The Vatican opens for the public. The Vatican tour will guide you through everything from the Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel to the Raphael roomsto the Vatican Museum and St Peter’s Basilica, all with nominal crowds.

Pantheon

After a morning Vatican tour you can head towards the Central Rome with a final destination of the Pantheon. Also make sure to stop at the Frigidarium,a large cold pool at the Roman baths. Also you can snack on some freshest gelato along the way. Also do try the pistachio or coconut there! The Pantheon appears to be a normal Roman square and the building has been in use since 14 BC as an early Roman temple, a Christian church and a tomb. Here you can put your attention to the several paintings by Roman greats such as Bernini and Raphael along with the saints and kings buried within the building.

Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain

If looking for fun, then the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain can be the best stops for you in your Rome tour. After exploring through the Pantheon you can continue your walk towards the north for reaching the Trevi Fountain. You can also stop there for a cappuccino along the way and enjoy the largest Baroque fountain of Rome while taking a sip of it! After which you can continue to head towards further north to the Spanish Steps where you must walk to the top to have a skyline sight of the Rome.

Ancient Rome

The next and most important part of a Rome tour is to explore the Ancient Rome which starts at The Colosseum. This historic structure has been standing there since 80AD and has survivedvarious natural calamities as well as the creep of urban development and the continuousclatterof taxis, buses and scooters that streamon a daily basis. With a single ticket you can get into the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill, a great viewing platform from which you can admire Circus Maximus, the Capitoline Hill and many church domes and bell towers of Rome in the late afternoon sun.

Darker Side of Rome Tour

You can also include Basilica San Clemente and the Capuchin Crypt along with one of the catacombs of Rome in your tours which are on the outskirts of the city. The Basilica San Clemente, a church built in the twelfth century lets you unfold many layers of the Roman history. And the Capuchin Crypt highlights the altars within the crypt that were built from human skeleton fragments by the Capuchin monks. Isn’t that scary to stand under the chandeliers handcrafted from human bones!

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