Things to do in Rome

by Aakash Sheoran digital marketing executive
  1. Step inside the Santo Stefano Rotondo, The first circular church in Rome

 The oldest church in Rome, Santo Stefano Rotondo is famous in the world for its beautiful structure and design. The church was built on the top of famous Mithraic temple. The spiraling columns of the Church is so mesmerizing that it will make you fall in love with that. The church was made in 5th century AD to dedicate the first martyr, St. Stephen

  1. Visit a Three-Tiered Complex at St Clement Basilica

Built in 64 AD, the St. Clement Basilica is just like another Basilica of Rome. But you will find something amazing by going to the interior of the Basilica.  It will lead you to the fascinating journey of the ancient history of Rome. Dominican Friar Mullooly built this church in 64 AD. The interior of the Basilica features the 12th century Trionfo della Croce and Chapel of St Catherine which depicts the wonderful Renaissance frescoes. 

  1. Walk in The Steps of Gladiators Under the Colosseum Arena Floor

The iconic symbol of Rome, The Colosseum is the most visited site here. This largest ever built amphitheater was made for the entertainment of Roman people. Here you will experience how slaves worked and the bloody games that took place here. Inside the arena gladiators and wild animals such as lions, tigers, elephants, bears, crocodiles and many others were kept. In the arena floor the gladiators fight and animal hunts took place to entertain the Roman people. The amphitheater is so big that almost 60,000 spectators can sit at a time here. Colosseum is renovated many times and is now the Rome’s  best attraction site. 

  1. See the Magical Optical Illusion of St Peter’s Dome

Enjoy the view of St Peter’s Dome in the streets of Niccolò Piccolomini. The domes pf St Peter’s Dome is perfectly aligned in this fascinating street. You will see the optical illusion of the dome from close which is appear as large and imposing from the far end  of the road. The nearer you get, smaller the dome appears. Yo can enjoy the best view of illusion from the moving vehicle. It is the perfect place to spend your day with family and friends. 

  1. Wander Through Ancient Thermal Baths at the Baths of Caracalla (Le Terme di Caracalla)

The Bath of Caracalla is a must see attractions in Rome. It is the largest ruins of the bathing complex in Rome. Spans in  33 acres, broken archways, complex of brick walls, and the floor mosaics remains depicts the history of Roman Civilization. The Baths of Caracalla is named after one of the strongest emperor of Rome,  Caracalla who ruled from 211 AD to 221 AD. About 1600 people used to take a bath at the same time at the baths of Caracalla. The place was the symbol of sanitation and socialization. There were two libraries, two gyms and large number of shops in the area. Visit this place to learn how water temperature were controlled and how the different baths were used. You may get the chance to enjoy the live performances in the months of summer.

So, whenever you are in Rome or planning  a trip to Rome, don't miss these interesting things and make your trip more memorable. 

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About Aakash Sheoran Advanced   digital marketing executive

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