Rome Central Area

Rome Central Area

Rome Central Area – Rome City Centre –  Central Area of Rome – Rome Central Area

Rome Central Area

Rome Central Area

In Rome city centre, there are many Central and beautiful location. In the Central area of Rome, each district offers its own history and character. In these pages you will find information about Rome districts, tourist  attractions and services. The description of the main districts of Rome City Centre will help you to tour you around Rome and to discover the numerous and most important monuments of this city.  Suggested itineraries to visit Rome in one day, to visit Rome in two days, to visit Rome in three days or if you are visiting Rome for the first time. Use this Rome web tour guide to sightseeing in Rome, all the information will help you to reach the most important sights of Rome city centre

Rome city centre – The Vatican city (Città del Vaticano) More than just a city, the Vatican (Città del Vaticano) is actually the world’s smallest independent sovereign state, established by the Lateran Treaties in 1929. It is ruled by the Pope (il Papa) and…..

Rome city centre – The Coliseum (Il Colosseo) The Colosseum or Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium, Italian Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo), is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome. It is one of the greatest works of Roman architecture…..

Rome city centre – The Spanish steps (Piazza di Spagna) Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Steps) is the only place where three distinct elements of urban decor, a fountain, a flight of steps and a church, have become a monument in its own right, as well as a scenic wonder. The actual form…..

Rome city centre – Navona square – (Piazza Navona) Piazza Navona (Navona square)  is  one  of  the  most  ancient  and full of history places in Rome. The Piazza has its lengthened shape because it resample’s the route of a Roman stadium here built by emperor Domitian. Unlike amphitheatres as ……

Rome city centre – Campo de Fiori – (Piazza Campo dei Fiori) Six mornings a week, one of the world’s liveliest outdoor markets opens for business in Campo de’ Fiori-a vast, moving still-life of tables piled high with bargain trinkets, kitchen equipment, and enough glistening produce, fresh cheese, meat, and fish to make an amateur chef long for a kitchen ….

Rome city centre – Jewish area – (Il Ghetto Ebraico) During the early years and throughout the Middle Ages, the roman Jews had no problems in living side by side with the local Christian population; their main activity was trade. But hard times came during the late Renaissance, when the Church of Rome, following the Protestant schism, gave a sharp turn of the screw against the non-Christian ….

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Rome city centre – Pantheon (Il Pantheon) Pantheon, the first building was erected in 27 B. C. by Marcus Vespasiano Agrippa, the faithful advisor of Augustus. In Trajan’s time, the temple was completely rebuilt by Hadrian between 118 and 128, in thè form we still…

Rome city centre – Monti District – Rione Monti) The Monti District or Quarter (“Monti” in Italian means Mounts) lies just behind the Imperial Forum and it is one of the oldest sections of the city. The quarter owes its name as it thus situated between several of Rome’s hills  It is endowed with beautiful churches, like St. Pietro in Vincoli, characteristic streets and piazzas, You find many art shops, craftsmen, cosy restaurants and cafe’. There are many charming zones….

Rome city centre – Trastevere – (Trastevere) The residents of Trastevere speak of themselves as Noiantri “we ourselves”-a tradition celebrated every July with an all-night feast, but in fact it is among the most welcoming of Roman neighbourhoods, filled with cafés, restaurants, and shops. its twisting backstreets rich with….

Rome city centre – Gianiculum Hill – (Gianicolo) The Gianicolo does not count as one of the official seven hills of Rome, but many Romans would argue it is the prettiest, overlooking the City  from the west, dotted with vast parks and beautiful villas. It is accessible by foot from Trastevere, and is worth the climb on a beautiful day. Start up…

Rome city centre – Roman Forum – (Foro Romano) Roman Forum (Foro Romano) – Follow the path from the Coliseum to the Arch of Titus , which commemorates the capture of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. and is a favorite “framing” shot for thousands of artists and photographers.Just to the right begins….

Rome city centre – Venice square – (Piazza Venezia) The Piazza Venezia, for all practical purposes an open-air bus station these days, takes its name from the sober and beautiful Palazzo Venezia  that occupies its entire north­west corner. Begun in 1455 as an enlargement of the residence of Pietro  Barbo, the pleasure-loving Venetian cardinal-soon to become Pope Paul II-the palace would emerge as the first great work of the….

Rome city centre – Borghese Gallery – (Galleria Borghese) Despite the family name, Borghese taste was anything but bourgeois. The exquisitely cultivated Scipione not only advised his uncle Paul V on artistic matters, but with papal pin money amassed one of the world’s greatest private collections of sculpture and paintings. Later members of the family added to the collection, much of which has landed ….

Rome city centre – Castle Saint Angel – (Castel San Angelo – Mausoleum of Hadrian) Hadrian thought he couldn’t go wrong when he designed this new tomb for the emperors in 138, three years before his own death. He placed it on the uninhabited bank of the pestilential Tiber, where the imperial megalomania would cause no resentment, and he built it solidly to defend his memory….

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