Things to do in Rome (Italy)

For many historians Rome is the cradle of Western civilization and this is evident not only in local traditions that persist in many towns in America by way of immigration but also through the ancient architecture of the city that has inspired contractors like All Professional roofing. There are many things to do in Rome, Italy, there is no surprise it’s one of the most popular cities on the planet.

The Pantheon, an ancient building at the center of Roma

One of the most important cultural values ​​of the city, as part of its architectural heritage is the Via Appia. We recommend that you do not forget to take one of the various city bus tours to visit the Via Appia. Taking a bus tour route, gives you access to the cultural artistic beauty of Rome and is a practical way to cross the city in a short time. The Appian Way is an example of the paradigm of road built by the Romans in the time left for Rome to the port of Brindisi, at the time it was the most important commercial port in the Mediterranean. Today, this portion of the road that still exists gives us insights into the types of conrstuction that was prevalent at the time.

Aqueduct at the Appian Way

In another post we will discuss the various leisure activities and shopping to do in Rome. For now, let us discuss the essential destinations within the city: La Fontana di Trevi (we recommend you not to put your feet in the fountain as the enforcement officials disallow such practice), The Roman Forum, the Pantheon, the Plaza of Spain aka Spanish Steps and of course, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel (at Vatican City). Also don’t forget the Catacombs on the Via Appia. These latter show traces of the place where early Christians were buried at the time of the persecution of early Christians in ancient Rome. These tunnels adorn stunning decorations, also be sure to visit the crypts of the nine popes.

Paintings at the Catacombs on the Via Appia

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