Iconic ancient Roman gladiatorial arena
Monumental 3-tiered Roman amphitheater once used for gladiatorial games, with guided tour option.
St. Peter's Basilica
World’s largest basilica of Christianity
Late Renaissance church by architects including Michelangelo & holding up to 20,000 worshippers.
Excavated heart of the Roman Empire
Vast excavated area of Roman temples, squares & government buildings, some dating back 2,000 years.
Iconic 18th-century sculpted fountain
Aqueduct-fed rococo fountain, designed by Nicola Salvi & completed in 1762, with sculpted figures.
Landmark Roman church & historic tombs
Iconic temple built circa 118 to 125 A.D. with a dome & Renaissance tombs, including Raphael's.
Papal palace Renaissance art treasures
Multiple galleries of classical & Renaissance art masterpieces, plus the Sistine Chapel frescoes.
Elegant square with a fountain & bars
Elegant square dating from the 1st century A.D., with a classical fountain, street artists & bars.
Michelangelo's iconic painted ceiling
Famous chapel in the Vatican Museums, best known for Michelangelo's 16th-century painted ceiling.
2nd-century cylindrical castle & museum
Circular, 2nd-century castle housing furniture & paintings collections in Renaissance apartments.
Iconic baroque stairway & meeting place
Steps with irregular butterfly-shaped design, built in 18th century at French diplomat's bequest.
Historic area with Roman ruins
Legendary founding site of the city & home to ruins of Roman Imperial palaces, temples & baths.
Borghese Gallery and Museum
Renaissance art masterpiece collection
Villa housing 15th- to 18th-century artworks with pieces by Bernini & Caravaggio. Booking essential.
Grand 17th-century house & gardens
Lavish villa designed by Ponzio & Vasanzio, with formally landscaped gardens & a lake.
Piazza del Popolo
Landmark square by city's northern gate
Grand, landmark square centered by Rome's oldest obelisk & the site of the city's northern gate.
Campo de' Fiori
Bustling produce market in public square
Popular local produce market in a public square, selling fruit, vegetables & general goods.
Michelangelo-designed hilltop square
Hilltop square designed by Michelangelo, lined with museums & offering views of the Roman forum.
Palace and monument
Piazza Venezia is the central hub of Rome, Italy, in which several thoroughfares intersect, including the Via dei Fori Imperiali and the Via del Corso. It takes its name from the Palazzo Venezia
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
5th-century church with a gilded ceiling
Landmark papal basilica founded in the 5th century & known for its Roman mosaics & gilded ceiling.
Altar of the Fatherland
White marble memorial monument
Grand marble, classical temple honoring Italy's first king & First World War soldiers.
Piazza di Spagna
Landmark square with Spanish Steps
Refined 18th-century square, location of the Spanish Steps & the Church of Trinità dei Monti.
Stone arena for vast Roman assemblies
Green space & remains of a stone & marble arena that could seat 250,000 Romans for chariot races.
Mouth of Truth
Mythical stone carving of a man's face
Carving of man's face on ancient manhole cover, a popular attraction due to the myth attached to it.
Baths of Caracalla
Ruins of a vast Roman bath complex
Ruins of a vast rectangular-shaped Roman thermal bath complex used from around 216 A.D. to 537 A.D.
15th-century museum of Roman antiquities
Classical Roman, Greek & Egyptian sculptures & Renaissance art in 15th-century-designed palaces.
Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Historic cathedral & papal seat
Landmark cathedral, the Pope's official seat, with ornate 1700s facade & statues of the Apostles.
Saint Peter's Square
Gian Lorenzo Bernini and basilica
St. Peter's Square is a large plaza located directly in front of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City, the papal enclave inside Rome, directly west of the neighbourhood or rione of Borgo.
Popular terrace for sweeping city views
This historic, well-known hilltop terrace offers panoramic views of Rome.
Classic 17th-century fountain & obelisk
Classical 17th-century fountain, a homage to 4 rivers, featuring a Roman obelisk topped by a dove.
St. Angelo Bridge
Ancient bridge built by Emperor Hadrian
Pedestrian bridge, built in 134 A.D., with travertine marble fascias & spanning the River Tiber.
Grand house in exotic hillside gardens
Grand 16th-century cardinal's villa in exotic hillside gardens with elaborate fountains & grottoes.
Arch of Constantine
Grand Roman arch built in 315
A 21m-high Roman structure made up of 3 arches decorated with figures & battle scenes.
Cycling, middle ages, and abbey
The Via Francigena is the common name of an ancient road and pilgrim route running from France to Rome and Apulia, where there were the ports of embarkation for the Holy Land, though it is usually
Ruins of 2nd century Roman villa
Remains and 40-hectare excavation site of Roman villa with museum & visitor centre.
Statues & gardens in scenic surrounds
Historic promenade featuring 200+ busts of prominent figures, gardens & picturesque city views.
Remains of Nero's grand villa complex
Remains of Emperor Nero's grand 3-floor villa complex, originally decorated with colorful frescoes.
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura
Elegant papal basilica & St Paul's tomb
Magnificent papal basilica dating from the 4th century, with tomb of St Paul & elegant cloisters.
Largo di Torre Argentina
Roman ruins & home to a cat colony
Archaeological site close to where Julius Caesar was killed, also home to a colony of cats.
River and basilica
The Tiber Island is the only island in the part of the Tiber which runs through Rome. Tiber Island is located in the southern bend of the Tiber. The island is boat-shaped, approximately 270 metres
Via Vittorio Veneto, colloquially called Via Veneto, is one of the most famous, elegant, and expensive streets of Rome, Italy.
Roman triumphal column & public platform
A carved frieze winds up around the outside of this column erected upon victory in the Dacian wars.
Restored Roman city forum complex
Roman shopping center with preserved forums, great hall markets & archaeological exhibits.
Basilica, church, and ancient history
The Aventine Hill is one of the Seven Hills on which ancient Rome was built. It belongs to Ripa, the twelfth rione, or ward, of Rome.
Sprawling presidential palace & museum
Former royal & papal residence, now the presidential palace & museum, on piazza offering city views.
Pyramid of Caius Cestius
Egyptian pyramid tomb built by Romans
Egyptian-style pyramid with a frescoed interior, built as a tomb for a rich Roman magistrate.
Location of Bernini's Triton Fountain
Late Medieval square with Gian Lorenzo Bernini's 17th-century Triton Fountain at its center.
Fascist architecture & Lake Central Park
EUR is a residential and business district in Rome, Italy, located south of the city centre. The area was originally chosen in the 1930s as the site for the 1942 world's fair which Benito Mussolini planned to open to celebrate twenty years of Fascism, the letters EUR standing for Esposizione Universale Roma
Raphael, chapel, art museum, and painting
The four Raphael Rooms form a suite of reception rooms in the palace, the public part of the papal apartments in the Palace of the Vatican. They are famous for their frescoes, painted by Raphael and his workshop.
Arch of Titus
1st-century Roman triumphal arch
Triumphal arch with inscriptions & sculptures honoring the military victories of Emperor Titus.
St. Clement Basilica
Medieval church on pagan & Roman ruins
Unique 300s church built over a pagan temple & Roman house, decorated with frescoes & mosaics.
Orange Garden, Rome
Orange tree garden with scenic terrace
Secluded public square with fragrant orange trees, medieval walls & views over the city & Tiber.