What are the hot spots in Rome?

Geplaatst op 22-09-2022

Are you going on holiday to Rome? An excellent choice! Rome has everything to offer for a wonderful holiday; there are many sights, the people are friendly and the food is fantastic. In terms of culture and architecture, few cities in the world have as much to offer as Rome. Which hotspots such as the Roman Forum should not be missed in Rome? We have listed them for you below!

Colosseum and Roman Forum

Here in the Colosseum, more than fifty thousand spectators once sat watching battles to the death. Fights between people, but also between animals. This building is counted among the seven wonders of the world and that is mainly due to its impressive history. Did you know that they used to fill this Colosseum completely with water and that they held naval battles here? Many festivals were also held here in the past and artists performed here next to the Roman Forum. It is wise to book your Colosseum tickets online, there are always long queues for the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Save this waiting time and buy your tickets online. Ideal right?

Vatican city and Sistine Chapel

A mini-state with its own stamps, its own radio station and the Pope as boss; Vatican City and the Sistine Chapel is unique in the world. The area of ​​Vatican City is 'only' 44 hectares and consists mainly of historic buildings and squares. For example, you will find the Sistine Chapel. This building was designed by Baccio Pontelli at the behest of Pope Sixtus IV. The chapel owes its name to this Pope. In this beautiful chapel, you can find beautiful works of art by Michelangelo, Botticelli and Perugino, among others. In addition to these works by these artists, you can also find beautiful Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. So very worth a visit!

Trevi fountain

This fountain has a great look; it is romantic, historic and beautiful at the same time. In the water there are beautiful statues that have to do with the sea, which is why we see Neptune in the center of the fountain. Marriage proposals do take place here every day at the Trevi Fountain. You can also throw a coin into the fountain, preferably two coins. For the first you can make a wish, by throwing the second you can be sure that one day you will return to Rome. That's what everyone wants, right?