Rome is the capital of Italy, capital of the province of Rome and the Lazio region’s capital. It is located on the lower reaches of the River Tiber, near the Mediterranean Sea, at 41 ° 54 ° N 12 ° 29′n BT. Vatican City, an enclave (enclave) within the sovereign territory of Rome, is the center of the Roman Catholic Church with the Pope as a leader. As the largest city in Italy, Rome had a population of 2.823.807 inhabitants (2004), with almost 4 million in the metropolitan area.
The history of this town is very long, almost 2,800 years old. For that, the city was once the center of the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire, and later the Papal States, the Kingdom of Italy, and is now the Republic of Italy.
The Colosseum is a heritage of the gladiator arena, built by Vespasian. Place a large elliptical performance called the amphitheatre or with its original name was Flavian Amphitheatre, which included one of the Sixty-nine mid-wonders of the world.
The site is located in a small town in Italy, Rome, founded by Vespasian’s Mayor at the time of Domitian and completed by his son Titus, and became one of the greatest works of Roman architecture ever built. Colosseum designed to hold 50,000 spectators.
In the Kolosseum at that time was the venue for a spectacular performance, a fight between animals (Venetaiones), a fight between prisoners and animals, executions of prisoners (Noxii), water battles (Naumachiae) with how flooded the arena, and a fight between gladiators (Munera). For hundreds of years, it is estimated that thousands of people as well as animals die on the performances of the Colosseum.
2. Trevi Fountain
Trevi Fountain (Fontana Di Trevi) is a fountain in the Trevi Rione in Rome, Italy. A traditional legend States that if visitors throw coins into fountains, meaning that they have confirmed his fate that one when later she will definitely return to Rome. Another legend says that three coins are tossed in by three different, have three possibilities. The first coins that will fall in love, the second coin will be the third coin will get married and divorced. So if intending to flip a coin into the fountain, they should consider a possibility that last.
How to throw a coin there are art. He said good luck to get the coin should be tossed with the right hand through the left shoulder. Very easy is not it?
Each day, approximately 3,000 coins thrown into the pool of the Trevi Fountain. The coins are the property of the Government and use it to subsidize a supermarket for people in need in Rome.
But often there is a surreptitious person stealing the coins. Maybe these people are those who are dying in love.
3. The Pantheon
The Pantheon is a building constructed in the year 27 BC as a round Temple in the center of Rome. The construction of the temple was completed during the reign of the emperor Hadrian (118 BC – 28 M) in the year 126 m. Hadrian built a temple for the worship of the Roman gods. The name Pantheon of Greece, which means House of all the gods. The temple was used as a church in 609 until 1885 and later became a church and burial place for the national hero of Italy.
4. Piazza Navona
Piazza Navona is a city square in Rome, Italy. It was built at the site of Domitian Stadium, built in the 1st century, and following the form of the open space of the stadium. The ancient Romans came there to watch Agone (“game”), and are therefore known as ‘ Circus Agonalis ‘ (competition arena). It is believed that from time to time these sights changed its name from ‘ Agone ‘ to ‘ Navone ‘ and eventually to ‘ Navona ‘.
5. The Vatican
Vatican/vætɪkən, sɪti/, with an official name is called the State of the Vatican City (in Italy: Stato della Città del Vaticano, Italy pronunciation: [an sta (is) to del tʃi of t is a is a del vati, ka (is) no]), is the smallest independent State in the world, in terms of area and population. Vatican City is an enclave located within the city of Rome in Italy. The Vatican is the residence of the Pope and the Holy See, the central authority of the Catholic Church.
The main symbol of the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Basilica, a huge Church, which was built in the style of the rennaisance. In front of the church there is a Saint Peter’s square (St. Peter’s Square). This field is commonly used for direct mass led by the Pope.
6. Via Veneto
Via Veneto is one of the most famous (and expensive) in Rome, Italy. The official name is Vittorio Veneto, after going through the battle of Vittorio Veneto. Federico Fellini’s classic film (1960), La Dolce Vita was mostly centered around the Via Veneto area. This made the road notable in the 1960s-1970s and turning them into cafes and upscale shops. After a period of stagnation in the 1980s path has found new life. Now some of the best Rome hotel located there.