Roma Noemí 1E


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Roma Noemí 1E

  1. 1. “The Eternal City”
  2. 2. Roma   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.
  3. 3. The center of Rome: Ancient Roma   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
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. 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 sand.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. The Pantheon   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.  PRICE, FREE ADMISSION
  9. 9. Catacombs   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.
  10. 10. The vatican   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 Catholic Church.  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.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. Videos of Roma   