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Vatican City, Borgo & Prati
Founded by Pope Julius II in the early 16th century and enlarged by successive pontiffs, the Vatican Museums boast one of the world's greatest art…
Everyone wants to see the Colosseum, and it doesn’t disappoint, especially if accompanied by tales of armored gladiators and hungry lions. More than any…
Vatican City, Borgo & Prati
In the city of outstanding churches, none can hold a candle to St Peter's, Italy’s largest, richest and most spectacular basilica. Built atop a 4th…
An impressive – if rather confusing – sprawl of ruins, the Roman Forum was ancient Rome's showpiece center, a grandiose district of temples...
Sandwiched between the Roman Forum and the Circo Massimo, the Palatino (Palatine Hill) is one of Rome's most spectacular sights. It's a beautiful,…
Dating from 1471, the Capitoline Museums are the world's oldest public museums, with a fine collection of classical sculpture.
With its revolutionary design, this awe-inspiring temple has served as an architectural blueprint for millennia.
With its showy fountains, baroque palazzi and colorful cast of street artists, hawkers and tourists, Piazza Navona is central Rome’s elegant showcase…
The 11 best day trips out of Rome from ancient sites to Renaissance wonders
Jun 30, 2023 • 11 Min read
From Rome's surrounding Lazio region to Florence, Naples and Pompeii, amazing sights are all within day-trip range of Italy’s capital.
How to get around in Rome
Jun 29, 2023 • 8 Min read
Find your way around in Rome with this guide to transportation and tickets.
Ancient Roman site where Julias Caesar was killed opens to visitors
Jun 21, 2023 • 4 Min read
Rome's Largo di Torre Argentina historical site is finally open to visitors. Here's what's on offer.
When is the best time to go to Rome?
Jun 21, 2023 • 6 Min read
From crowds to climate, here's what to expect through the year in Rome.
The best of Rome on a budget
Jun 16, 2023 • 7 Min read
There’s no need for the Eternal City to leave you eternally broke. The city offers myriad ways to visit in style while saving money.
The best things to do with kids in Rome from toddlers to teenagers
May 30, 2023 • 5 Min read
From the Colosseum to the catacombs, and sprawling parks to virtual time travel, Rome promises a memorable trip for the whole family.
25 free things to do in Rome
May 15, 2023 • 9 Min read
Visiting Rome on a budget? These are the best free experiences in Italy's capital city.
14 things only the locals know in Rome (but you should too)
May 13, 2023 • 9 Min read
Skip the Spanish Steps. Limit those churches. Don't eat pasta with a spoon. And 11 other things you need to know before visiting Rome.
This car enthusiast shows you Rome from behind the wheel of a vintage Fiat
Mar 29, 2023 • 5 Min read
Alvise di Giulio turned his passion for vintage Fiat Cinquecentos into a sightseeing tour that lends a retro vibe to your typical historic tour of Rome.
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