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  • 1 Vatican Museums Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    v.le Vaticano I - 00184 Roma

    These museums house some fabulous collections... that you will only be able to fleetingly glimpse at, because of the compact crowds. So, follow the flow of people through sumptuously decorated galleries. Take a glance at an Egyptian sarcophagus here,..

  • 2 Vatican Gardens Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    v.le Vaticano 13 I - 00165 Roma

    These nice gardens are dotted with sculptures and monuments offered by various countries. Pius IV's "casina" is a pleasant 16th-century building, adorned with stuccoes and paintings. There is an admirable view of St. Peter's dome from these..

  • 3 Hadrian's Villa Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    v. Villa Adriana 204 I - 00019 Tivoli

    A passionate lover of art and architecture, Emperor Hadrian had crisscrossed his whole empire, and with this villa sought to evoke the works and sites he had seen on his travels. It was almost complete when Hadrian, long gravely ill and distraught at..

  • 4 Pantheon Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    P.za della Rotondal I - 00186 Roma

    The Pantheon is the best preserved Classical building anywhere; a pagan temple, it was converted into a church in the 7C. It is entered through a portico supported by sixteen monolithic granite columns, all original save the three at the left-hand en..

  • 5 Thermopolium Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Decumanus Maximus I - 00119 Ostia Antica

    Hot drinks are served from the marble counter of this bar.

  • 6 Capitolium e Foro (Capitol and Forum) Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Decumanus Maximus I - 00119 Ostia Antica

    The 2C Capitol, dedicated to the Capitoline triade (Jupiter, Juno, Minerva), was the larges temple in Ostia. The forum, extended in the 2C, has preserved some of the portico columns which belonged to it. At the end of the square is Temple of Rome and..

  • 7 Casa di Amore e Psiche (House of Cupid and Psyche) Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    v. della Foce I - 00119 Ostia Antica

    Built in the 4C, this house has interesting remains of mosaics and marble and a lovely nympheum.

  • 8 Schola of Trajan Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Decumanus Maximus I - 00119 Ostia Antica

    This impressive 2C-3C building was the headquarters of a trade guild. Inside it are several courtyards flanked by columns around a central rectangular basin.

  • 9 Orsini-Odescalchi Castle Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Piazza Mazzini 14 I - 00062 Bracciano

    This castle dominating the town built in the 14-15C is delimited by six imposing towers and two castle walls. Inside, there is a beautiful frescoed hall and a covered way, with a beautiful view over the town and lake. However, the main attraction is ..

  • 10 Necropolis of the Banditaccia Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    v. della Necropoli I - 00052 Cerveteri

    This fine necropolis stands in a very serene area planted with pine and cypress trees. It is real town, with a main road opening onto the tumulus shaped tombs, covered with grassy hillocks and which convey an unforgettable feeling of strangeness. Oth..

  • 11 Trajan's Market Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Via 4 Novembre I - 00100 Roma

    Trajan's Market housed some 150 shops, built in a curved terrace: in addition to retail activity, the market was also a wholesale and distribution centre.

  • 12 Castelli Romani Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    I - 00100 Roma

    The region, located in the Alban hills to the southeast of Rome, owes its name to the fortresses built here in the Middle Ages by noble families fleeing the anarchy which prevailed in Rome. Each of these settlements is built on the edge of an immense..

  • 13 Doria Pamphili Gallery Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    v. del Corso 305 I - 00186 Roma

    Caravaggio, with his Rest on the Flight to Egypt, is the star of a prestigious collection of paintings and sculptures. You can see works by Velasquez, Brueghel the Elder, Annibal Carracci, Quentin Metsys and Titian, as well as fine sculptures (includ..

  • 14 Church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    P.za della Minerva 42 I - 00186 Roma

    Founded in the 8C, the church was rebuilt in the 13C and modified again in the 15C and 17C (the very simple rectangular façade dates from this last programme of works). The quality of its artworks makes this one of Rome's most important "museum ..

  • 15 Church of Sant'Agnese in Agone Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    v. di S. Maria dell’Anima 30/a I - 00186 Roma

    This church was built on the site where St Agnes is believed to have been martyred. It was commissioned by Pope Innocent X Pamphili, who wanted it to become his palace chapel. Rainaldi began the work, which was continued by Borromini who created the ..

  • 16 Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Piazza della Repubblica I - 00185 Roma

    Michelangelo was commissioned to build this church at the age of 86. After his death, the project lost its architectural unity leading to an unorthodox building. Heavily remodelled in the 18C by Neapolitan architect Luigi Vanvitelli, the church was s..

  • 17 Montemartini Power Station Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    v. Ostiense 106 I - 00154 Roma

    This electricity power station is an unusual setting to find sculpture from the Musei Capitolini collections. It displays around 400 objects from the 6C BC to the 1C AD, cheek-by-jowl alongside huge old diesel engines. Two such contrasting eras would..

  • 18 Museo Nazionale Romano: Balbus Crypt Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Via delle Botteghe Oscure 31 I - 00186 Roma

    One of four sites constituting Rome's National Museum (the others being the Palazzo Massimo, the Palazzo Altemps and the Baths of Diocletian).

  • 19 Church of Santa Maria del Popolo Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    P.za del Popolo 12 I - 00187 Roma

    In the Renaissance style although subsequently altered during the Baroque period, the church has 15C frescoes by Pinturrichio (first chapel on the right), two tombs by Sansovino (in the chancel), and two paintings by Caravaggio - the Martyrdom of St ..

  • 20 Area Sacra of Largo Argentina Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    v. di S. - Nicola de Cesarini I - 00186 Roma

    The Area Sacra is composed of four temples (three rectangular, and a circular one at the centre) oriented eastwards and dating from the Republican period (6C-2C BC). Archaeologists have yet to ascertain to which gods they were dedicated.

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