If you are going to visit Rome I assure you it will be love at first sight. You will experience a range of emotions because you will feel a special connection with this fabulous city. Rome, also called the Eternal City, is a priceless Italian treasure, where you will discover a perfect blend between art, history, architecture, religion and culture.
It is said that Rome is the world’s biggest outdoor museum and this is definitely true, because each part of the city has a story to tell.
To have a perfect experience in Rome you should know a few essential things. It is important to carefully choose the season when you visit Rome. I advise you to go there in late spring or in early autumn. In my opinion you should spend at least four days there, in order to enjoy the beauty of the entire city. If you have never thought of visiting Rome, I advise you to do it, because this city is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and an amazing destination. Here are a few arguments to convince you to visit Rome:
1.Rome is an authentic complex of monuments, temples, castles and buildings. The most spectacular tourist attractions in the city are: the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Palatine Hill, the Roman Forum, the Temple of Portunus, the Temple of Hercules and The Castle of St. Angelo.
2.You will discover amazing fountains in Rome. The Trevi Fountain, the Fountain of Four Rivers and the Tritone Fountain are just a few of them.
3.Rome has beautiful squares where you will feel that authentic Italian atmosphere. The most impressive ones and also the squares that I liked the most are: Piazza Venezia, Piazza Novana, Piazza di Spagna, Piazza San Pietro , Piazza del Campidoglio and Piazza del Popolo.
4.It will be a delight to visit the most imposing churches in Rome. Among the most famous churches in the city I would like to mention: St Peter’s Basilica, Santa Maria Maggiore’s Basilica ,San Giovanni’s Basilica and St. Paul Outside the Walls’s Basilica.
5.Rome shelters a number of museums and galleries. The most significant ones are: the Capitoline Museums, the National Roman Museum (which includes the Baths of Diocletian), the Museum of the Roman Civilization, the Museum of the Walls, the Museum of the Musical Instruments, the Wax Museum, the Borghese Gallery, the National Gallery of Modern Arts and the Gallery of Ancient Arts.
6.There are a few places in Rome which offer amazing views over the entire city. Vittoriano, Pincio and the Janiculum Hill are just a few of the places which impress the tourists with amazing panoramas over the city.
7.Rome is a unique place in the world because it will give you the chance to actually visit two countries in one: Italy (Rome is the largest city in Italy) and also Vatican City State(Vatican is the smallest state in the world, built within Rome). In Vatican you will discover the Vatican Museums, the impressive Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Gardens.
8. Another thing you will enjoy in Rome will be the Italian cuisine. Italian food is delicious. They have the best pizza, pasta and ice cream.
9.This city has a fabulous architecture and you will love walking along its coquettish streets and listening to the soft music in the background. You will experience the authentic Italian atmosphere and you will feel a blend of positive emotions.
10. Rome has an active nightlife. There are a lot of interesting clubs and discos where tourists can spend their time. The city is also an ideal place for shopping because many well known brands have stores here.
You have a lot of reasons to visit and discover Rome and if you decide to do it, you will definitely fall in love with this stunning city.