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    Default The Best Attractions To Visit In Rome


    Rome, often referred as Comue di Roma Capitale, is the capital city of Italy that is said to have been the forefront of modern civilization and the epicenter for many traditions those in the western world hold dear.
    If you find yourself captivated by the historic beauty of this city that seems to have been timelessly preserved, you may consider traveling between April to October once the crowds have died down, flights to the city are much cheaper than average, and hotel rooms are cheaper; you can explore the city at will and enjoy at your leisure.
    Located in the central western portion of Italy, Rome sits nestled in the hills on the banks of the Tiber river. Home to countless marvels of the ancient world, The Vatican, and is considered the first metropolis, Rome is bound to have something for everyone to enjoy, so today, here are a few of the best attractions to visit:
    The Colosseum

    The Colosseum, or the Flavian Amphitheater, is a legendary monument that has withstood the tests of time for the past 2,000 years, the history of this colossus is as imposing as the architecture itself.
    Commissioned during the rule of Vespasian in the year 72 A.D. and completed in the year 80 A.D. under the rule of Titus, the Colosseum was constructed to entertain the masses of Rome during harsh times of uncertainty, tens of thousands of citizens would flock to the site to enjoy the violent spectacles of the gladiators and public executions.
    Thankfully, those times have passed and visitors are treated with a monument that has stood the tests of time with a history that is as interesting as the Roman Empire itself.
    The Forum

    What some may consider the religious and political capital of the Roman Empire, The Forum is a site dedicated to the many gods of mythology and emperors of Rome, one can almost feel the presence of historical legends that once walked the same ground thousands of years before now.
    Hidden to humankind until itís excavation in the 1900ís, The Forum now stands magnificently above Rome as the architects of antiquity intended once again.
    Saint Peters Square

    Located at the foot of Saint Peters Basilica in the heart of Vatican City, the square has bolstered over 280 marble columns with over 100 statutes dedicated to Catholic saints, two fountains and a towering Egyptian obelisk at the center, the square has hosted millions of pilgrims visiting the Vatican on sabbatical.
    Located in the Piazza San Pietro, visitors are graced with a rich historical and spiritual experience as well as the beauty of legendary Italian artisans.
    The Pantheon

    Considered one of the best preserved buildings of Ancient Rome, the Pantheon was was donated to the church in the 7th century and was converted into a church, which many believe is why we owe thanks to the immaculate preservation of this magnificent architecture.
    Visiting Rome

    A city that is said to be as old as civilization itself, Rome has a rich history that spans back over twenty centuries, making it one of the oldest continuously populated cities in the world. When you decide to visit the city, the above attractions are ones that you will not want to miss. – Travel Feeder
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