Loosen up In the Squares
Rome is popular for its squares. The absolute aesthetic beauty of the squares is just enough for planning a trip to visit them. Squares include the beautiful baroque fountains of Piazza Navona, the splendid and regal marble floor of the Piazza Della Rotunda or the naiads of Piazza Della Republica.
Listen to Great Free Music in Pubs
If you are out having a drink, some selected pubs in Rome are a great place to start. The Nags Head houses different live music acts from week to week. DJ’s will fulfill your dancing needs, and admission is free of charge.
Take a Free Walking Tour
When visiting Rome, spend some time to look into this great free walking tour. The tour provides a guided experience of the Queen Margherita’s tomb, the Angels of Bernini, the big Trompe l’oeil and Piazza di Spagna, Trevi Fountain and Pantheon.
Check Out Rome’s Neighbourhoods
Look into some of Rome’s famous neighbourhoods. For example, Tridente & the Spanish Steps, Villa Borghese & Parioli, Ancient Rome, Monti & Celio, Trastevere, Around Stazione Termini and Testaccio & Southern Rome are some of the traditional neighbourhoods.
Leonardo da Vinci in Fiumicino, which is about 30 kilometres southwest of the city, is the prime airport in Rome. Howvere, Ciampino the airport is about 10 miles southeast of the city.
This capital city is well connected to all the major cities of Europe and Italy. Roma Termini is the main railway station here. If you plan to travel to outside Rome, it would be best to book a train ticket instead of wait in the long waiting lines at the station
There are only two ways to reach Rome by boat- 1) cruise ships, and 2) ferries. Ferries operate to Barcelona, Toulon (France), Tunis, Porto-Vecchio (Corsica), Sardinia and Olbia.
The largest and most famous Coliseum of the Roman world, it is a very popular International tourist attraction in Italy’s capital. Thousands of tourists come here to see and explore it. Its construction commenced in 72 AD and finished in 80 AD. It was capable of holding about 50,000 spectators who could enter the building through more than 80 entryways.
A breathtakingly preserved and curated Roman building, the Pantheon was built in 126 AD. It is still the world’s biggest unreinforced concrete dome almost 2000 years after it was built. It consists of a big circular portico with 3 ranks of large granite Corinthian columns.
A very famous tourist attraction in Rome, Ostia contains the surprisingly well preserved remains of Rome’s ancient port. This hot tourist spot is captivating and just superb to explore.
Founded in the 6th Century by Pope Julius II, the Vatican Museum has some of the world’s most important collections and boasts of the essential relics in the world. The spiral staircase, the delicately decorated Sistine Chapel and the Raphael Rooms are the major attractions of the museums.
Cacio E Pepe
Pizza Roman Style
Leather Products Such As Shoes and Gloves
Lots of Pasta
Via Cola di Rienzo
A very busy shopping street is situated behind Castle St. Angelo. Via Cola di Rienzo is a home for the mid-price shops. You can find here fairly priced clothing and accessories.
Porto Portese Flea Market
The largest flea market in Europe is popular for new and second hand goods, antiques, artwork, jewelry, furniture and food as well. So, spend a couple of hours to browse the infinite rows of stalls.
Via del Boschetto
This market is the best place in Rome for shopping handmade items, clothing and jewelry. It is situated at an easy walk from Via Nazionale, the Colosseum and the Roman Forum.
A popular shopping destination for art lovers, and providing a combination of art gallery, handcrafted jewelry designed in gold, bronze and silver.
Armando al Pantheon- Salita dè Crescenzi, 31
Pasta with Cured Pork Jowl, Black Pepper, Garlic, Oil and Chili
Mordi e Vai- Mercato di Testaccio Box 15
Braised Beef, Meatballs and Boiled Beef
L'Arcangelo- Via Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli, 59, 00193
Potato Gnocchi Dressed With a Light Guanciale and Tomato
Pro Locl DOL- Via Domenico Panaroli 35
Cheeses and Cured Meats