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  • Colosseo at night.
    Colosseo at night.
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  • Piazza Navona
    Piazza Navona
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  • Parishioners awaiting the beginning of Sunday mass
    Parishioners awaiting the beginning of...
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  • 1. Piazza di Spagna - Spanish Steps

    This square takes its name from the Spanish embassy that is located there. Piazza di Spagna is crowded every time and is known for the Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti (Spanish Steps). This long...

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  • 2. Trevi Fountain

    Trevi Fountain! Beautiful! I must confess I was truly unaware of what to expect of Rome. Definitely a sight to see & experience. Meeting other tourists posing for pictures around this area is a...

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  • 3. Tourist Info

    These three sites should be visited on the same day as they're in the same area and covered by one ticket price. To avoid the frustratingly long lines at the Colosseum, buy your combo ticket at the...

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  • 4. Colosseum

    Colloseum was immense. After reseaching this place, viewing google into the site, reading reviews...yep, its size sure does catch you by surprise. The crowds on line trying to understand filter signs...

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  • 5. St Peter's - Vatican City

    I would highly reccommend you do a tour for these places. The convience alone is worth the extra money. You don't have to wait in long lines and once your in there you can always give the guide your...

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  • 6. Roman Forums

    The Roma Pass is a good idea because it includes transportation too. I used it to see the Colosseum + Foro Romano, the Museum of Modern Art (not worth it) and I don't remember what else right now. I...

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  • 7. Ice Cream, Snacks and Beverages

    1° avoid restaurants where the waiters are soliciting tourists onto their terrace. Now it is necessary to distinguish between soliciting the tourist and a pleasant welcome to the traveller looking at...

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  • 8. Piazza Navona

    This square was built on the site of the Domitian stadium. Here athletic games named "agones", chariot races and other sports were held. Since the 17th century until mid 19th century it was partially...

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  • 9. Piazza Venezia

    In my four days stay, I never visited Piazza Venezia in the morning hours, funny but truth. The white marble of the monument must be in particularly attractive under the bright sunny day light. Well,...

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  • 10. Castel Sant'Angelo

    To visit the Interior of Hadrians Mausoleum you first go down a slope to the lower levels and then gradually climb up the levels whilst circling around various courtyards. In the courtyards too there...

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  • 11. Piazza della Repubblica

    One day, when I logged onto Facebook to get some news from home, I saw that my friend Britta (VTer sotschi) had posted some pics of the Vatican. I immediately sent her an e-mail, wondering if she was...

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  • 12. Walking

    If you only have 2 days in Rome, and would like to discover the city on foot, walking around the streets, Piazzas and monuments, here is a suggestion for an itinerary: From wherever you start, take...

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  • 13. Pantheon

    I just love to admire this fascinating place. It's impressive once you enter and see the day light coming from a central hole on the roof. I would recommend you to sit in one of the bar's terraces of...

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  • 14. Roma Pass

    I think you have to weigh the Pros and Cons of buying a Roma Pass. For EU$25 (in 2011), you gain free entry to the first two museums and/or archaeological sites, then discounted entry to all other...

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  • 15. Baths of Caracalla

    These baths are the most imposing monument of ancient Rome which one can see nowadays. Of course there is the Coliseum, but the baths of Caracalla correspond much more to my views on the Roman...

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  • 16. Piazza del Popolo

    All the piazzas in Rome are magnets for people. You won't see many people if you take a stroll at 5:00 am in the morning. Piazza del Popolo was a 5 minute walk from the Hotel Dei Mellini, and is one...

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  • 17. Trastevere

    This is a typical building in Trastevere. Trastevere is a maze of tiny cobblestone streets. For travellers who love wandering through Paris's left bank and stumbling into a little restaurant. THIS is...

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  • 18. Quirinale

    Piazza del Quirinale is situated on the Quirinal hill, which is the tallest of the seven hills of Rome. Palazzo Chigi dominates the whole square, today it is the official residence of the president of...

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  • 19. Campo dei Fiori

    Campo dei fiori is probably the most pitoresque square of Rome, always very busy and always noisy. I spend some pleasant moments sitting on the terrace of an cafe-bar enjoying good espresso and...

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  • 20. Villa Borghese

    Do a walking tour in the Villa Borghese, a pleasant garden near the Station Spagna and the famous Via Veneto. This romantic image is taken in the garden : a small lake, an island with a temple. Using...

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  • 21. The Capitoline Hill.

    In Roman times there were various temples on the Capitoline hill. There was the tabularium (the public Roman archive) and the mint of the Republican age as...

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  • 22. La Bocca della Verità.

    According to a popular belief it was said that somebody putting his hand in this mouth and swearing falsely, could not withdraw it.You find this mouth into the...

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  • 23. Leggenda della citta eterna - Legend of the eterna

    History of an civilization is studied and determined on the basis of written documents and/or traces that are left behind that civilization. There is no written...

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  • 24. Reputable Tour Guide Company

    As travelers, my boyfriend and I are not too fond of guided tours. We dislike the idea of having to stick with a schedule or being with a group of people....

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  • 25. Churches: the best free museums in Rome!

    Whether you're a budget traveler, an art lover, a history buff, or all the above, you should definitely put Rome's churches at the top on your list of things to...

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