Is a unique city: where to go, have the feeling of
entering an ancient history that makes Rome one of
the oldest and most majestic cities of Europe.
The center of Rome: Ancient
The city center can be divided into several districts, and all are
worth a visit ... by countless artworks, it is impossible to see
everything in one trip. the most important sites of ancient
Rome: from the Forum to the Palatine Hill, the pantheon, the
Vatican, the coliseum ..etc
The old coliseum
the old Coliseum allowed over 50,000 people to enjoy their
favorite shows. Samples of exotic animals, executions of
prisoners, reenactments of battles and gladiator fights for years
the people accompanied roman.
The Colosseum was used for decades as a
store, church, cemetery and even as a castle for the nobility.
The Sistine Chapel
The Sistine Chapel is one of the greatest treasures of the
Vatican, Rome and the world in general.
It is known as much for its decor as being the temple where
crown is chosen and the Papas. Worked building the chapel
some of the major artists who worked on it are Botticelli,
Perugino, Luca and Michelangelo.
The Coliseum today
Currently the Coliseum, along with the Vatican, the biggest
tourist attraction in Rome. Every year is visited by 6 million
tourists. The July 7, 2007 the Coliseum became one of the Seven
Wonders of the Modern World.
Every Good Friday the Pope presides over the Via Crucis at the
Colosseum. It has always been a place very close to the church
and this day is reminiscent of the early Christians who died in
The Circus Maximus in Rome
It was an elongated enclosure where public games were
held, consisting of chariot races and different shows.
During public games also took place equestrian
exhibitions, known as the "Ludus Troianus" mock battles
performed by young Roman aristocrats.
Is one of the architectural masterpieces of the Italian capital. It
is the best preserved building of ancient Rome
In the early seventh century the building was donated to Pope
Boniface IV and he transformed it into a church, so that
currently presents a perfect condition.
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The catacombs are underground tunnels that were used as a
burial site for centuries. The burials of citizens pagans, Jews
and early Christians of Rome
The word catacomb, which comes to mean "next to the
quarry", comes from the fact that the first excavations to be
used as burial were held on the outskirts of Rome, near the site
of a quarry.
The Vatican is a city-state that is located in the heart of Rome.
The Vatican City is world renowned for being the heart of the
The first thing is to think that it is the smallest state in Europe.
Has only 0.44 square kilometers and within its walls live less
than 1,000 people.
The Port of Roma
The Port of Rome, which remained active until the fall of the
Roman Empire and subsequently remained in disuse, was
opened in 2001, after centuries of neglect.
Although its structure is somewhat reminiscent to the original
architecture, today the Port has changed since its function is
offered as a leisure and fun.
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