Never Get Enough of Roaming Rome
We often hear the adage ‘When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” As if it was meant be a notice or advice to those who are visiting a different place, tourists should rather delight upon being told with this phrase. Furthermore, they might as well do more than what Romans normally do by making the most out of this amazing city.
But no matter how lengthy your stay in Rome will be, you’ll always wonder where to start and which places to visit. This is because; Rome is a remarkable place that you’ll need to squeeze in as much time and vigour as possible to go around the best places.
Let’s begin to look at Rome’s accommodations. Hotels as expensive as one could ever imagine are always accessible in this city. As long as tourists doesn’t mind shedding off hefty amounts of dollars for the best customer service, facilities, amenities, rooms and location there’s always a five-star hotel within reach. Among the excellent choices are Palazzo Manfredi – Relais & Chateaux, Gran Melia Rome, Hotel Majestic Roma, and The St. Regis Rome, to name a few.
However, tourists who want to save up on accommodation costs so they can spend more for their day trips and night life in Rome can choose budget hotels where guests can still experience the Roman style accommodation. Among these are, Casa Howard, Relais Palazzo Taverna, The Beehive, Hotel Santa Maria, or Suite Dreams.
Places to Visit
Now, let’s go to the most exciting part, which are the amazing places to visit in Rome. Certainly, you have already heard of the well-known landmarks such as the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and the Vatican City.
The Colosseum, which dates back from 80 A.D., is among the most visited places in Rome. It was once an entertainment field to a crowd of around 50,000 watching gladiators fight against humungous beasts.
The Spanish Steps connects the Piazza di Spagna and Piazza Trinita dei Monti with the longest and widest staircase in Europe. Aside from being an amazing structure, it’s also a great place to meet locals who are normally found spending lunch time and conversing with one another.
Another captivating landmark is the Trevi Fountain. Who wouldn’t know this Roman landmark which starred in several top rated movies such as La Dolce Vita, Three Coins in the Fountain and When in Rome.
And who wouldn’t marvel at a country tucked within a country? This is among the reasons that make Vatican City to be among the top Rome attractions. On the other hand, Catholics as well as curious tourists flock this city for its museums, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, and Michelangelo’s aerial masterpiece. For Vatican City alone, tourists should set aside a significant amount of time to make the most out of this small but amazing country.
To lay out all the interesting and exciting places to visit in Rome will make this article turn into a book. But these places mentioned are good to start with. Do your research well before visiting Rome and be sure to include in your shortlist the sites that will amaze you most.
Rome is just among the amazing cities that amazes the author, Sandy Allain. Thus, he is fond of writing about top Rome attractions which are posted in different travel sites. Find more about Rome and other amazing European cities in his next posts.