Roman Empire history awaits you! As the most significant empire of history, Rome is calling you with its magnificent history and extraordinary structures. Pegasus offers frequent flights to Rome, Italy so you can have access to the cheapest Rome airplane tickets and can stay within your holiday budget. When you travel to Rome, you can expect an epic holiday in Italy's capital of art, culture, love, and passion!
Visit the Vatican, a 2800-year-old city where the Pope, the religious leader of the Catholic Church, lives. Rome, which is the center or the capital of Ancient Roma, The Roman Empire, The Roman Republic, The Papal States, The Italian Kingdom and The Italian Republic respectively, is one of the most popular cities in Europe with tourists. Its population is close to 3 million. If you have decided to visit Rome, you can buy flight tickets to Rome from flypgs.com and read below for our recommendations. We've compiled the best hotels to stay, landmarks to see, food you need to taste, such as pizza, ice cream, pasta and many more.
Attractions in Rome
- Colosseo (Colosseum): Construction for the Colosseo was completed in AD 72 and now presents a wonderful opportunity for you to witness the glory of Roman Empire. Don’t miss this opportunity!
- Foro Romano (Roman Forum): As one of the most archaeological sites of the world, Foro Romano used to be used as a centre for trading and law of Roman Empire.
- Città del Vaticano (Vatican City): As the world’s smallest state and home for the Pope, Città del Vaticano is an authentic and religious place for you to visit museums and basilicas.
Where to Eat in Rome
- Pizza Bianca: One of the most famous meals of Rome, Pizza Bianca is also known as the white pizza.
- Fritti: This is a special kind of fried dough usually made with sea foods. You can find various types of this dish in Rome restaurants.
- Carbonara: This is the most delicious pasta you could ever possibly find in Rome. Taste it, you’ll love it!
- Via Leonina: If you prefer to experience local flavours of Rome, there are fabulous restaurants on the Via Leonina street and nearby.
- Roma Termini (Rome Terminal): If you are looking for inexpensive but good meals in Rome, you should go to this district.
- Via Leonardo Bufalini: Here, you can find elite Rome restaurants and taste delicious Italian pasta dishes and pizza slices.
Landscape of Rome
Rome will welcome you with its glorious atmosphere of preserved architectural landscapes, inherited from the antique and classic eras. By offering you a fabulous holiday experience where you can smell the history, Rome will surely show you great shots from its magnificent panoramas.
Transportation in Rome
The most comfortable forms of transportation in Rome are the metro and train. On the other hand, Rome is also very suitable for bicycling and there are many places where you can rent a bike. Rome public transportation system consists of interconnected buses, metros, trains, and tramways. There are also sightseeing buses for Rome tours.
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After landing of your Pegasus flight that takes off from Sabiha Gokce Airport to Rome Fiumicino Airport, different alternatives to transport to the city center have been thought about. Buses that take off from Regional Bus Station in the 2nd Terminal arrives at Piazza dei Cinquecento and Cornelia Station where the A line of metro goes to. Taxis, that wait outside of terminals 1,2,3,5, take you to the city for 40 €.
Leonardo Express is the easiest and the most economical solution. You reach the city center of Rome in 30 minutes with the tickets you'll buy from the machines in its entrance. If you're willing to stop in several stations and pay less instead of taking the express train, you can also use Sabina-Fiumicino (FR1) line that takes off at every 30 minutes. As you know, Rome is famous for its tiny cars going around in its narrow streets. If you want to experience this pleasure, you can rent the kind of car you want on flypgs.com.
In Rome with Vespa...
The moment you reach the city center, you'll see that Rome is a heaven of Vespa. There is a scooter in almost everyone's life and home. Women drive their Vespas with their high heels, men drive them in their jackets. If you want to adapt to this life, here are a couple of addresses... Moreover, you don't need a driver's licence to rent a Vespa!
- On Road - Address: Via Cavour, 80, Tel: +39 06 4815669, http://www.onroad.it/
- Treno e Scooter - Address: Stazione Roma Termini, Tel: +39 06 48905823, http://www.trenoescooter.com/
- Bici & Baci - Address: Via del Viminale, Tel: +39 06 482 8443 http://www.bicibaci.com/
The City by Bus...
Rome is a hard city to go around by bus. Bus tickets can be purchased from metro stations, bars and even tobacco shops. However, there is no information about the directions buses go and at which stations they stop. It's also not possible to say that bus drivers are helpful about it.
Since it's hard to understand the language of buses, we've wanted to give you a list of toutes that will help you to see the main historical places and neighbourhoods of Rome.
- 40 - Termini - Piazza Venezia - Argentina - Piazza Pia (for St Peter's/Vatican)
- 64 - Termini - Piazza Venezia - Argentina - Vatican
- 62 - Repubblica - Spanish Steps - Piazza Venezia - Argentina - Vatican
- 81 - Vatican Museums - Piazza Imperatore (Spanish Steps) - Piazza Colonna (Trevi Fountain) - Piazza Venezia - Circo Massimo - Colosseum
- 60 - Repubblica - Piazza Venezia - Colosseum - Circo Massimo
- H - Termini - Piazza Venezia - Argentina - Trastevere
- 9 (Tram) - Argentina - Trastevere
Metro and Tramway System
There are only two metro lines in Rome. One of them is B that goes through historical roads like Colosseo, Piramide, Basilica S. Paolo; and the other one is A which follows the streets of Ponte Lungo, Vittorio Emmanuele, Repubblica.
Even though tramways are a bit more developed with 6 lines and 192 stops, they only work in the city center and they are very slow.m
As everyone says: You don't need to take a taxi in Rome because everywhere is really close to each other. However, if you want to take a taxi to go back to your hotel at the end of a tiring day, we recommend you to visit http://www.worldtaximeter.com/rome and check how much it costs between two spots beforehand. Taxi parices are quite normal in Rome, however there are some taxi drivers who prefer longer routes to make you pay more. Here are a couple of taxi company numbers to call where you are:
- Taxifacile: 335 53 87 724
- Tevere: 064157
- Taxi24h: 333-9442693
- Asso taxi: 800 090 214
Shopping is done in many different spots in Rome. You need to walk along Via del Corso to discover interesting stores; Via dei Condotti if you want to see Prada, Gucci and glamourous windows; Via del Babuino which leads to Piazza del Popolo if you are interested in boutiques belonging to young designers.
- Sermoneta - When one says gloves, especially when one says cool black leather gloves that wraps around your hands, this is the first brand that comes to mind. Address: Piazza di Spagna, 61 http://www.sermonetagloves.com/
- Josephine de Huertas & Co. - This is a tiny boutique that sells worldwide known brands like See by Chloe, Paul Smith, Anya Hindmarch, Paul&Joe. Address: Via del Governo Vecchio 68 http://www.josephinedehuertas.com
- Karta Ruga - Would you like to have some amazing handmade masks in addition to necklaces and bracelets? Then, you're at the right address. Located at Via dei Chiavari 58
- Kolby - A popular Italian menswear brand that is very popular at the moment. Address: Via del Governo Vecchio 63 http://kolby.it/home_eng.htm
- 104 Pandemonium - The number one boutique you need to visit in Rome, which has brand like Fiorentini & Baker, Golden Goose, Moncler, Equipment. Address: 104 Via dei Giubbonari, 104 http://www.104pandemonium.it/
- Borsalino - Hat enthusiasts shop here. Address: Via Campo Marzio 72A, http://www.borsalino.com/
- Belstaff - When there are this many Vespas in Rome, it's inevitable that there are also accessory stores. Here's the coolest brands of motorcycle clothes and accessories. Address: Via del Babuino 16, http://www.belstaff.com/
- TAD Concept Store - There are clothes, foods and drinks, a perfume shop and a hairdresser inside. Address: Via Babuino 155A
- Let us tell you two places for vintage clothes in Rome : Via del Governo Vecchio 35 and 45.
- Among marketplaces...
- Campo di Fiori: In this Rome's oldest market that is set up every day, it's possible to find all kinds of fresh and daily products from home-made pasta to sauces, vegetables, fruits, deli products, flowers and fish.
- Borghetto Flaminio: There are rings, necklaces, glasses, bracelets, products of new age designers, silver and crystal items, second hand clothes, bags, shoes and accessories in this local's favourite marketplace, which is open on Sundays on Via Flaminia - Piazzale della Marina between 10 am -7 pm.
- Porta Portese - There are antiques, lamps and all kinds of salvages some of which may have been stolen in the biggest flea market of Trastevere, which is open between 6.30 am - 2 pm on Sundays.
- Mercantino dei Partigiani - You'll see many furnitures, couches, tables and chairs from 1940s and 1950s in this market that is set up on the first sunday of the month in Piazza dei Partigiani. Sellers are mostly housewives.
- Villa Gloria - Locals of Rome find all kinds of antiques to furnish their kitchens in this area which is set up on the second sundays of the month on Viale Maresciallo Pilsudski.
- Underground - All kinds of pieces you can't even think of will be for sell in this high-profile flea market which is open on the second saturday and sunday of every month in a 4-floor garage in Via Crispi, 96.
- Piazza Verdi - If you happen to be in Piazza Verdi on the 4th sunday of a month, you can have a day among carpets, traditional foods, hats, jewelleries, antiques and second hand clothes.
- Soffitto Sotto i Portici - There are amazing items like binoculars, cameras, brooches from the 18th century, glasses from the first half of the 20th century and frames from the 17th century in Piazza Augusto Imperatore on the 1st and the 3rd sunday of every month.
- Famous Italian designers - In this country where famous designers have been raised, you may come across special collections and outlets you can't find anywhere else and beautiful windows. That's why, take a closer look at the designs of local names like Giorgio Armani, Roberto Cavalli, Cerruti, Fendi, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gianfranco Ferré, Alberta Ferretti, Giuseppe Zanotti, Ermenegildo Zegna, Nina Ricci, Emilio Pucci, Prada, Franco Moschino, Missoni, Guccio Gucci, Sergio Rossi, Sergio Tacchini, Tod’s, Nicola Trussardi, Donatella Versace.
Food and Drink in Rome
Pizza with a 1-meter thin pizza base, fresh pasta, rare meat, parmesan, Prosciutto de Parma, lardo, salami and carbonara ar the most famous tastes of Rome. Foods are so delicious that, it's possible to eat in the first place that you see without even feeling the need to learn about names of famous restaurants. However, we still made a list comprised of the best places to eat.
A cup of coffee and a croissant in the morning...
- Tazza d'Oro - One should start mornings by drinking capuccino in one of the best cafes of Rome. You're in Tazza D’Oro for that. It's a must to ask jam or cornetto filled with creme on the side. Address: Via degli Orfani, 84, Tel: +39 06 678 9792, http://www.tazzadorocoffeeshop.com/
- Il Caffé - This has been one of the best cates of Italy for the last 71 years. Grancaffé, which is double espresso sweetened by creme in the end, is only one of the reasons for that. Address: Piazza S. Eustachio, 81, Tel: +39 06 68802048, http://www.santeustachioilcaffe.it/
- Marziali - With jam, marmelade, cheese or nutella... Here, the croissants you order on the side of your cafe come in many varieties. Address: Via San Gennaro, 56202c, Tel: +39 06 880 06 00, http://www.marzialicaffe.com/
- Caffé Canova-Tadolini - The building, which started its life in 1818 as the atelier of the sculptor Antonio Canova, has been turned into a museum in 1967. Today, you can breathe the past at the table you sit in the middle of a neighbourhood of artists and enjoy your delicious coffee right after taking a bite from your muffin. Address: Via del Babuino 150A, Tel: +39 06 3211 0702
- Dagnino - This is a true Sicily pattisserie which reflects the atmosphere of 1950s. Canoloni with chocolate chips and ricotta cheese is exceptionally good. Address: Galleria Esedra, via VE Orlando 75, Tel: +39 06 481 8660, http://www.pasticceriadagnino.com/
- Open Colonna - Aynı zamanda sanat galerisi olan Open Colonna’da brunch’ı (Cumartesi-Pazartesi arası) ya da hafta içi City Lunch’ı kaçırmayın. Daha şık bir yemek için de aynı şefin elinden çıkma Antonello Colonna’yı tercih edin. Address: Scalinata di via Milano 9 A, Tel: +39 06 47822641, http://www.opencolonna.it/
- La Gatta Mangiona - When you ask about the best pizzeria of Rome, locals always point out to the same place. It's a must to try their peerless pizzas that are prepared with doughs that have been kept in refrigerator for 2 days, fresh mozarella, squash, anchovy and tomatoes that are bought from the market on the same day. If you want to join the tastings on Wednesdays and Thursdays, we recommend you to make reservations in advance. Address: Via Ozanam 30, Tel: +39 06 534 6702
- Trattoria Monti - In this small Trattoria, which is a family business, everything is done with an understabdi kf cooking what's good in the market on that day. Ther recommend some kinds of fish and meat and their tortellini specialty that is filled with cheese or vegetables for vegetarians. Be careful! When we say noon, this means between 12:45-14:45 in Rome. Address: Via di San Vito 13A, Tel: +39 06 446 6573
- La Tavernaccia - Start with prosciutto on garlic bruschetta, and then order lasagne with minced meat. We have no doubts that you'll be pleased. Address: Via Giovanni di Castel Bolognese 63, Tel: +39 06 581 2792, http://www.latavernaccia.com/
- Vascello - You need to order spaghetti carbonara and lemon favoured ravioli with ricotta cheese in this place which is managed by a couple from Sardinia. If the weather is good and you're sitting at a table that sees the square you'll never want to leave and combine lunch and dinner. Address: Via G Massari 8, off Via dei Sprovieri, Tel: +39 06 580 6517
- Roma Sparita - Even locals come here once a week. We recommend you to have cacione pepe, which is a Rome classic that is a pasta served in crunchy Parmigiano skin with pecorino cheese and pepper, for an entree, and then continue with alla marina which is mussels with tomatoes, garlic and chili pepper. Address: Piazza di Santa Cecilia 24, Tel: +39 06 580 0757, http://www.romasparita.com/
- Toscano - As the name suggests, this is a restaurant where specialties of Toscan area are served. Let the meat behind the glass in the entrance inspire you. They will be served in your plate soon. Address: Via Germanico 58/60, Tel: +39 06 397 25717 http://www.ristorantedaltoscano.it
- L’Archeologia - Their specialties are tens of sauces that use on the side of meats that are served in big pieces. If you're not that hungry, you should ask for an antipasto which includes many things from seafood to cheese, delicatessen products to grilled vegetables served on wood plates. Address: Via Appia Antica 139, Tel: +39 06 788 0494, http://www.larcheologia.it/
- Il Pagliaccio - Your night that starts with grilled scallops in this Michelin star restaurant will continue with gnocchi with veal and mushrooms. Address: Via dei Banchi Vecchi 129, Tel: +39 06 6880 9595, http://www.ristoranteilpagliaccio.it/
- Cul de Sac - The meal starts with amazing meat and cheese varieties. Fresh bread and olive oil come on the side. When they ask for your choice of drink, a 40-page menu mostly comprised of drinks from Italian regions is put on your table. It's a must pay extra attention not to eat your own fingers if you order lasagne for the main course. Address: Piazza di Pasquino, 73, Tel: +39 06 6880 1094, http://www.enotecaculdesac.com/
- Le Mani in Pasta - Linguini with seafood is amazing and a deli plate is a must have in this tiny place which is known as the favourite of Ferzan Ozpetek. You'll crave for tiramisu for the final. Make sure you spare some room for that, too. Address: Via dei Genovesi, 37, Tel: +39 06 581 6017, http://www.lemaniinpasta.com/
- L'Orso '80 - You should taste a bit from everything in this restaurant which has adapted the Spanish tapas tradition to Italian cuisine. None of the plates will dissappoint you. Spare some room especially for calf. Address: Via dell'Orso, 33, Tel: +39 06 686 4904, http://www.orso80.it/
- Tuttifrutti - Once you cannot resist its colorful decoration and step inside, a menu of pizelle (pizza balls flavoured with tomatoes and basil), fusilli with pine nuts, dried tomatoes, pecorino cheese and finally veal roasted with potatoes and rosemary will welcome you. Address: Via Luca della Robbia 3A, Tel: 06 575 7902
- Agata e Romeo - If you say that yopu're ready to pay whatever it costs for a good meal, here's a recommendation for you. The evening that starts with cannelloni stuffed with ducks continues with home-made pasta. At last, it comes to an end with one of the desserts of Mariantonietta which has a fame all around Rome. Address: Via Carlo Alberto 45, Tel: 06 446 6115 http://www.agataeromeo.it/
- Fortunato al Pantheon - We recommend you to eat fungi tagliolini if it's in season in this restaurant which is frequented by politicians and businessmen. Meats are served rare and delicious as the Italian style demands. Address: Via del Pantheon 55, Tel: +39 06 679 2788, http://www.ristorantefortunato.it/
- Ditirambi - There are many different dishes from old Rome classics like Cacio e pepe (pasta with pecorino and black pepper sauce) to new inventions (tower of thin potato slices and melted cheese). Address: Piazza della Cancelleria 74, Tel: +39 06 687 1626 http://www.ristoranteditirambo.it/
- Il Convivio di Troianal - The presentation is very important in the restaurant that is opened by 3 brothers named Massimo, Giuseppe and Angelo. They offer tasting menus from time to time. Unfortunately, this is an expensice restaurant. You need to be willing to pay 120 € for each person. Address: Vicolo dei Soldati 31, Tel: +39 06 686 9432, http://www.ilconviviotroiani.com/
- Il Tempio di Iside - It's a must to eat swordfish flavoured with red pepper in this restaurant which focuses on fish and seafood. Address: Via Verri 11, off Via Labicana, Tel: +39 06 700 4741
You are in the hometown of Rome ice-creams we eat in holiday resorts and love. Here, they make gelatos (ice-creams) out of everything from tiramisu to cookies, nuts, lavender, grapdefruits to white chocolate. Here are 5 shops we recommend you to visit when you crave ice-cream.
- San Crispino - Address: Via della Panetteria, 42, Tel: +39 06 679 3924, http://www.ilgelatodisancrispino.it/
- Giolitti - Address: Via degli Uffici del Vicario, 40, Tel: +39 06 699 1243, http://www.giolitti.it/
- Bartocci - Address: Via Alessandria 145 – Porta Pia, Tel: +39 06 99695537
- La Fonte della Salute - Address: Via Cardinale Marmaggi, 2, Tel: +39 06 5897471, http://www.lafontedellasalute.it/
- Old Bridge - Address: Via Bastioni di Michelangelo 5, Tel: +39 06 45599961, http://oldbridgegelateria.com/
Accommodation in Rome
Accommodation alternatives in rome includes many alternatives from glamourous big hotels to designer boutiques, to hostels and bed&breakfasts that are preferred by students.
If you prefer some boutique places...
- Hotel Dei Mellini - You'll find rooms in British style in the building that has been designed in the neoclassic style. The atmosphere of this hotel which is designed with Art Deco furnitures will steal your heart right at the moment you step inside. Address: 81, Via Muzio Clementi, Tel: +39 06 324771, http://www.hotelmellini.com/
- Hotel San Anselmo - A villa, that was built in the 19th century, has been turned into a small hotel with 20 rooms. Each room has been decorated in a different way and it's a good address especially for those looking for a romantic vacation. Address: 2, Piazza San Anselmo, Tel: +39 06 570057, http://www.aventinohotels.com/
- Suite Sistina - There is also a paige service in this 9-room hotel with a modern design. You can leave your body aches and weariness behind in the hot tubs in the rooms. Address: Via Sistina, 53, Tel: +39 06 2036 8380, http://www.suitesistina.com/
- Hotel Pulitzer - If you like modern art paintings on white walls, you'll want to stay on of the simple, serene but stylish and sophisticated rooms of Hotel Pulitzer. Address: 905, Viale Marconi, Tel: +39 06 598591, http://www.hotelpulitzer.it/
- Relais Orso - In the hotel which has been designed by Danilo Maglio, there are rooms with hardwood floors and tile walls and terrace gardens. Address: 88, Via Dell'Orso, Tel: +39 06 93579573, http://www.relaisorso.com/en/
- Relais Giulia - Another hotel that is desgined by the architect Danilo Maglio is Relais Giulia. This elegant, modern, white and peaceful atmosphere that has been created by seperating an old palace into rooms is right in the middle of many places you'll want to see like Vatican, Trevi fountains and Campo de’ Flori. Address: 93, Via Giulia, Tel: +39 06 95581301, http://www.relaisgiulia.com/en/
- Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese - This hotel which will amaze you with its view that sees the gardens of Villa Borghese from above is decorated with antique furnitures. Address: 47, Via Lombardia, Tel: +39 06 478021, http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-1312-sofitel-rome-villa-borghese/index.shtml
- Margutta 54 - You are in a building which was built in 1855 and has been used as an art studio by Picasso, Puccini and Stravinsky. Moreover, they even have a paige service if you'd like. Address: 54, Via Margutta, Tel: +39 06 69 921907, http://www.romeluxurysuites.com/margutta/
- Babuino 181 - This luxurious hotel that is a wonder of design suddenly appears among cool shops, jewellery stores, and antique shops. You feel as if you're in the best possible version of your home in its marble bathrooms and rooms with big beds and couches. Address: 181, Via del Babuino, Tel: +39 06 32295295, http://www.romeluxurysuites.com
- Il Palazetto - In this building, which was constucted in 1500s, there is a modd that belongs to those times. A rich dinner will be waiting for you in Il Palazzetto Restauran, which is a part of the hotel. Address: 8, Vicolo del Bottino, Tel: +39 06 6993 41000, http://www.ilpalazzettoroma.com/
Staying in hostels in Rome for a budget-friendly vacation...
Unfortunately, Rome is not one of the cities where you can find very cheap hotel alternatives. That's why we wanted to make a list of the best and the most affordable hostels. In some of those, you can come together as a group and rent a room or share your room with one of the people who come from other places of the world.
- Yellow Hostel - Address: Via Palestro, 44, Tel: +39 06 49382682 http://www.yellowhostel.com/
- Alessandro Palace - Address: Vicenza, 42, Tel: +39 06 446 1958, http://www.hostelsalessandro.com/
- Pensione Ottaviano - Address: Via Ottaviano 6, Tel: +39 0639738138, http://www.pensioneottaviano.com/
- Pop Inn - Address: Via Marsala 80, http://www.popinnhostel.com/rates.php
- BellaRoma - Address: Via E. Accinni 63, http://www.bellaromahostel.com/
- Friends Hostel - Address: Via Principe Amedeo, 94, Tel: 338 5212228, http://www.friendshostel.com/
- M&J Place - Address: Via Solferino, 9, Tel: +39 06 446 2802 http://www.mejplacehostel.com/
- Youth Station - Address: Via Livorno 5, http://www.youthstation.it/
- Hotel and Hostel Des Artistes - Address: Via Villafranca 20, Ph. +39 06 4454365, http://www.hostelrome.com/rome-hostel-booking.html
Places to visit in Rome
It's impossible to count all the historical places to see in Rome, which has been home to the most glamourous days of history. Rome, which has a history laying in every corner of it, is one of the spots that are frequented by tourists with its multi-layered culture.
- Orto Botanico - If you take a walk in the botanical gardens which were completed in 1833 today, you'll go downstairs its Baroque steps, walk among exotic flowers and greens that have been brought from all around the world and feel like you are a part of a painting while walking by the fountains. Address: Largo Cristina di Svezia 24
- Palazzo Altemps - This museum, which especially sculpture enthusiasts need to see, is open between Tuesday to Thursday till 7.45 pm. Address: Piazza Sant'Apollinare 46
- Capitoline Museum - You can see the paintings of Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese and Caravaggio and the works of Bernini who is one of the geniuses of the Baroque art in Capitoline, which draws attention with its collection comprised of Michelangelo's works and has opened its doors to public in 1734. The museum is open between 9.30 am - 8 pm. If your passion for art isn't satisfied with a trip to Capitoline, we recommend you to take a tour in Borghese Gallery and Palazzo Barberini Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica. Address: Piazza del Campidoglio, Tel: 06/39967800
- Colosseum - This great building, which has functioned as an entertainment venue for many kings since ancient ages with gladiator, bull, slave and captive fights, is designed in a way that allows more than 50,000 people to be seated in 10 minutes.
- Villa Borghese - This park which is found in the middle of he city is the meeting place of runners, picnic lovers and those who walk their dogs. Museo Carlo Bilotti, which is a newly opened modern art museum in it, must be seen, as well.
- Vatican - If you've spent a whole day for Vatican, where you can watch Papa's speech on every Wednesday morning, you can go in St Peter's Basilica, get fascinated by Michelangelo’s frescos in Sistine Chapel and visit Belvedere Apollo and Laocoön in Museo Pio-Clementino.
- Trevi Fountain - You know it as the place where lovers kiss in front of it and throw money and make a wish in many movies. That's why, you should visit this touristic yet peerless fountain desgned in the exaggerated style of rococo in Palazzo Poli, once you've already come to Rome.
- Pantheon - This geometrically perfect building, where Raphael's tomb is located, was built in between 119-128 and still keeps its glamour.
- Teatro dell-Opera di Roma-Teatro Costanzi - If you want to experience an opera night in white gloves and long gowns once you are already in Rome, you should listen to a masterpiece with a great acoustic in this building which will impress you with its architecture. http://www.operaroma.it/
- Vittoriano - If you want to have a shor break to your tours in history, you should go to this hill where you can see Rome from above by climbing 320 steps of St Peter's Basilica or using the elevator.
- National Roman Museum - Old coins, frescos, mosaics, jewelleries and sculptures from the ancient ages of Rome to the present time in this museum which has been spread over 4 different regions of Baths of Diocletian, Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo and Crypta Balbi.
- Pisa Tower - Even though it's not in Rome, you may want to see this tower, which is located in Pisa, that is on the north of Italy, in Piazza dei Miracoli meaning "The Square of Miracles" and which was built in 1173 independently from the main building as the bell tower of the city cathedral that was built in 1063-1090. The tower is famous for leaning a little more every year.
Squares of Rome...
- Piazza Novano is a square, which is half-closed to traffic, where you can sit and watch street musicians' performances, eating nuns, tourists, locals and painting artists for hours and won't understand how the time passes..
- Campo Dei Fiori is Rome's only square without a church. Giordano Bruno, who was a philosopher, mathematician and astro-scientist with a sculpture in the square, was executed here. It's a marketplace during the day and it turns into a place where students and tourists party at nights.
- Piazza di Spagna: The church of Trinita dei Monti, Spanish Steps and the best gleato shops of Rome are in this square.
- Piazza del Campidoglio: Romulus and Remus sculptures can be seen in this square which looks very monumental due to the fact that Italian Parliament is located here.
- Piazza Venezia: This square where the monument of Victor Emanuel II is located is also known as the heart of Rome.
- Piazza del Popolo: There are works of Caravaggio, Raffaello, Bernini, Carracci in the Santa Maria del Popolo church above it.
- Piazza San Pietro: This square, where St. Peter’s Basilic is also located, is famous for the temporary gift markets that are set up during Christmas and Easter time.
Neighborhoods of Rome
Campo di Fiori: You won't get enough of walking around the streets that connect to the square where a marketplace is set during the da
Rome Emergency Numbers:
- Country Code: +39
- Ambulance: 118
- Police: 113
- Fire: 115
- Rome Leonardo da Vinci / Fiumicino Airport (FCO): +39 06 65951