Rome is one of a kind. No other city - not even Athens, Istanbul, London or New York - has as many world-class sites as Rome. Walking down Via del Fori Imperiali towards the Colosseum will impress even the most spoiled and shopping-crazed teenager. The city has so much to offer. In addition to the Roman heritage there are also Medieval neighbourhoods, well designed squares, colourful markets and of course, the Vatican and St. Peter’s Basilica. This Rome guide suggests a few other places that must be seen.
Dedicated to the Romantic poets – Keats, Shelley and Byron – who each stayed in Rome and died tragically young, this charming period house contains a chain of rooms lined with rare books and relics, including Keats’ last resting place. There’s also a gift shop, introductory film, and spacious terrace.
From 1786 to 1788, the great poet Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832) lived with other German artists in the centre of Rome. Today, the museum Casa di Goethe commemorates the famous guest and his Italian Journey with exhibitions and cultural events.
From the Trevi fountain to the Colosseum, Rome’s abundant sights rival those of any other city on the planet. A tour on CitySightseeing’s distinctive red buses represents a tremendous way to see this incredible city for the first time, to get your bearings and to visit many of the major sights in a relatively short time period. Get on board and discover Rome from a different point of view.
Villa Farnesina, considered one of the most magnificent creations of Italian Renaissance, was built by Baldassare Peruzzi for the rich Sienese banker Agostino Chigi, called the “magnifico”, lived the splendid life of a Renaissance merchant, in a setting of pomp and splendour, entertaining artists, poets, and noblemen with sumptuous banquets. The interior is richly decorated with frescoes by great masters such as Raphael, Sebastiano del Piombo, Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, known as Sodoma, and Peruzzi himself.
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What a Life Tours is a Tour Operator specialized in itineraries of the Vatican City organizing guided Tours in 4 different languages daily. They are also accredited by the Vatican directly to skip all the lines in front of the many sights, making the visits more comfortable and enjoyable.
In the heart of Rome the exhibition is held in the basements of the Palazzo della Cancelleria, a beautiful building owned by the Vatican.
People can interact with the full-scale machines and put them in motion. The success is guaranteed!
The visitor remains fascinated by the realization of machines designed in the fifteenth century that anticipate the inventions of our time.
MAXXI, Italy’s first national museum devoted to the arts of the XXI Century and designed by Zaha Hadid, is a platform open to all forms of contemporary creativity, from art to architecture, from photography to design, from fashion to cinema. A place for meetings, exchange and collaboration.