Here are some of the best places to visit in the course of your Rome Tour:
1. Borghese Gallery: This gallery is located at the Piazzale Scipione Borghese in the city of Rome. It is also at times referred to as Galleria Borghese as its one of the most prestigious art galleries in the world. The gallery has got a wide range of collections starting from paintings and sculptures to antiquities.
The best part of the gallery is its frescoes and mosaics, which adorn the walls and the ceiling. If you ascend to the third floor, you can see wonderful pieces of artistry from some of the most famous artists like Caravaggio, Tiziano, Berninim Canova, Botticelli, Raphael and Rubens.
Location: Piazzale Scipione Borghese, 5, 00197 Roma RM, Italy
Timings: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM except Monday.
Price: 3.50 to 5.00 Euros per ticket
2. Campo de'Fiori: Campo de'Fiori is one of the important marketplaces in the city of Rome where tourists love to shop. It offers you everything starting from ceramics, pasta cutters to fresh produce and porcini. This marketplace deals with all kinds of kitchen products and accessories.If you are residing in any of the homestays in the course of your tour, then to go shopping for farm-fresh products from the market and cooking it in your signature style would be perfect.
Location: Piazza Campo de' Fiori, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Timings: 7 AM to 2 PM
3. Trevi Fountain: Trevi Fountain is considered to be one of the most famous fountains in the world because of its magnificent beauty and architecture. This fountain boasts its amazing Baroque architecture and the Ace of Cups, which was one of the ways in which the artist tried to hide the sign that a barber refused to move in the course of the construction.
The artist died in the middle of the construction and this fountain stands tall to the testament of the great vision of the artist. Nicola Salvi, who happened to be one of the famous artists of those times, completed the construction of the fountain in the year 1762.
Location: Piazza di Trevi, 00187 Roma RM, Italy
4. The Appian Way: The Appian Way is considered to be one of the noteworthy roadways in western history and it also forms the basis of the famous proverb – "All roads lead to Rome''. When the road was laid for the very first time, it was paved by means of cobblestones.
This historical road has got close associations with the tombs, catacombs, villas, and mausoleums like Porta San Sebastiano, Domine Quo Vadis, Domine Quo Vadis, Catacombs of San Sebastiano, Circus of Maxentius, etc.
These are all part of the glorious history of the city of Rome. If you want to explore the remnants of Rome by the Appian Way, then it would be better to move ahead on a bicycle stopping over at all the places of significance.
Location: Roman Forum, Rome to Brindisi
5. Vatican Museums: The famous Vatican Museums were founded in the 16th century in the city of Rome to accommodate almost 7 km long display of artefacts and culturally significant materials. You will find the collections very diverse starting from Egyptian mummies to the contemporary artworks.
If you wish to understand all the things in detail, then you need to hire a tour guide who will let you have century-old tales associated with the place. Some of the famous collections of the museum are Charity with Four Children, Laocoön and His Sons, and Apollo Belvedere. Come over to this amazing place to explore a lot about the times gone by.
Location: 00120 Vatican City
Timings: 7 AM to 4 PM
Price: €4–17 per ticket
6. EUR: EUR is known as Esposizione Universale Roma, which was constructed by, Mussolini, in order to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Fascism. It is at all times advisable that tourists should not miss out visiting the famous Palazzo Della Civiltö Italiana, which happened to be the fascist answer to the yet another architectural of the city, Colosseum.
EUR is home to numerous works by famous architects like Luigi Piccinato, Marcello Piacentini, Luigi Vietti, Giuseppe Pagano Pogatschnig, and Ettore Rossi. This is one of the best places in Rome to chill with your loved ones.
7. Piazza Navona: Piazza Navona is considered the masterpiece of Baroque Architecture. It bristles with life in more than a hundred shops, eateries, restaurants that surround this place with full of history. The famous Borromini and Bernini worked on it.
This place is often busy with the history buffs, couples, families and even solo travellers at the street cafes and open-air performances. The vibe of this place will surely captivate you and it is no wonder that has some of the amazing architectural marvels all around.
Location: Piazza Navona, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Timings: 11 AM to 12 PM