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  • 1 Colosseum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Piazza del Colosseo I - 00184 Roma

    Inaugurated in 80 AD, the Flavian amphitheatre or Colosseum is the biggest in the Roman world (527m in circumference and 57m high). Three levels of arcades enclose this impressive arena built on part of the site occupied by Nero's Golden House. 50 00..

  • 2 Arch of Constantine Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    di S.-Gregorio-Foro Romano I - 00184 Roma

    Rome's finest and best preserved triumphal arch stands in front of the Colosseum. Erected in 315 to commemorate Constantine's victory over Maxentius, it is abundantly decorated with scenes removed from 2C monuments. Recent research has shown that it ..

  • 3 Forum of Trajan Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Via Quattro Novembre 94 I - 00187 Roma

    Lying alongside Via dei Fori Imperiali are the ruins of this forum begun by Trajan in 113. Construction was an ambitious project; part of the Quirinal Hill nearest the Capitol was removed, requiring the excavation of some 30m of soil. The forum is co..

  • 4 Forum Romanum: Temple of Castor and Pollux Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    v. Sacra - Foro Romano I - 00173 Roma

    Just below the Basilica Julia stand the three fine Corinthian columns of the Temple of Castor and Pollux, the rising profile of their white marble evoking the magnificence with which Augustus sought to endow the city. The temple recalls the legend of..

  • 5 Forum Romanum: Temple of Saturn Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    v. Sacra - Foro Romano I - 00173 Roma

    The Temple of Saturn comprises a 1C BC platform and eight 4C columns (the temple having been rebuilt after a fire). Saturn was the god of agriculture and the weather; at the winter solstice, celebrations took place in his honour and in anticipation o..

  • 6 Temple and Atrium of the Vestals Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Via Sacra - Foro Romano I - 00173 Roma

    In this round temple built in the late 6C BC, the famous Vestals were in charge of keeping the sacred fire burning. Nearby is the Atrium Vestae, where the priestesses lived. The code they adhered to was strict: recruited at the age of 10, they served..

  • 7 Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Via Salara Vecchia - Foro Romano I - 00173 Roma

    Impossible to miss, this is the massive brick building standing in the Forum Romanum and showing some of its vaults along the Via dei Fori Imperiali. Work began under Maxentius in 305, and was completed by Constantine. This grandiose building housed ..

  • 8 Palatine Hill Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    v. S.-Gregorio 30 I - 00184 Roma

    On this hill, where Romulus and Remus were found, Domitian built his imperial palace, the Domus Flavia, the focus of official life, the Domus Augustana, the private imperial residence, and the stadium. The House of Livia was perhaps home to Augustus ..

  • 9 Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    v. Liberiana 27 I - 00185 Roma

    Founded by Pope Sixtus III (432-440), this is one of Rome's four great basilicas, and has been remodelled many times down the centuries. Erected in 1377, its campanile is the highest in Rome. The façade (1743-1750) is the work of Ferdinando Fuga. The..

  • 10 Baths of Caracalla Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    v.le delle terme di Caracalla 52 I - 00153 Roma

    Built by Caracalla in the year 212, these baths covered 11ha and could accommodate 1 600 people at any one time.The ruins of the caldarium a circular hall measuring 34m in diameter (formerly the hot baths), host opera events in summer.

  • 11 Villa Giulia Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    P.za di Villa Giulia 9 I - 00196 Roma

    Pope Julius III's luxurious summer residence (16C) is today a museum that is entirely dedicated to Etruscan Art and Civilisation, its exhibits revealing much about this civilisation which remains largely a mystery. The highlights are the Veii sculptu..

  • 12 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..

  • 13 Vatican City Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Via di Porta Cavalleggeri I - 00193 Roma

    The world's smallest state, centred on St Peter's Square, laid out by Bernini. Don't miss St Peter's Basilica, the sumptuous gardens, nor the museums and their magnificent collections collected by popes down the ages, the highpoint of which is the Si..

  • 14 Galleria dell'Accademia Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Campo della Carità 1050 I - 30131 Venezia

    Housing the city's finest art collection, the museum occupies a group of buildings comprising the church of Santa Maria della Carità, its monastery and the Scuola Grande della Carità, granted to the Academy of Fine Arts in 1750 and a museum since the..

  • 15 Ca' d'Oro Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Piazza San Marco 63 I - 30131 Venezia

    Although stripped of the ornamentation from which it derives its names (oro means gold), this delicate, floral, Gothic creation is nonetheless stunning, both in terms of its facade and its interior. Above the magnificent mosaic-paved inner courtyard,..

  • 16 Church of the Friars Minor Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Campo dei Frari, San Polo 3072 I - 30125 Venezia

    The huge late-Gothic church of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and its majestic facade are flanked by a 70m-high bell tower and home to a host of masterpieces. Among which the monument to Canova, a sort of Neoclassical pyramid opposite Titian's mausol..

  • 17 Saint Mark's Basilica Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Piazza S. - Marco I - 30124 Venezia

    If the facade of Saint Mark's Basilica is superb, the marble interior, mosaics and bronze horses will leave you in awe, as much by the luminosity of the mosaics as by its 12C animal and geometric patterns. The edifice, consecrated in 1094, features a..

  • 18 Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Castello 3259/a I - 30122 Venezia

    Known as the school of the Dalmatians or the "Slavonians" (Schiavoni) and founded on 19 May 145, its facade is simple yet elegant. The small interior contains the Sts George, Tryphon and Jerome cycles, a masterpiece by Vittore Carpaccio, wh..

  • 19 Scuola Grande di San Rocco Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    San Polo 3052 I - 30125 Venezia

    The school is dedicated to Saint Rocco, patron saint of the sick and plague-stricken. The confraternity, devoted to the fight against the plague, grew in numbers, particularly after the transfer of the saint's relics from Montpellier to Venice in 148..

  • 20 Main Square and Neptune Square Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Piazza Maggiore e del Nettuno I - 40124 Bologna

    Between medieval palaces and the Gothic basilica, the heart of Bologna unfolds around an immense open area made up of the Maggiore and Nettuno Squares. The Fontana del Nettuno, a huge bronze by Flemish sculptor Jean Bologne (1529-1608) is both gracef..

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