Witness Grandeur of Roman architecture

Introduction to Rome


Capital of Italy, Rome is considered as one of the most overwhelming sites on the earth. The city of Rome was a home to mightiest civilization on the planet. Rome is the political and cultural center of the country. The historic city of Rome is located in the central region of Lazio and top travel destination in Italy. There are many tourist places in this marvelous city that has a typical roman feel. Though tourists are welcomed to Rome all along the year, but summer is the best season for sightseeing and dining outdoor. Because of its rich history and ancient ruins, Rome is also labeled as the Eternal City.

Roman Colosseum


Roman Colosseum


Colosseum or coliseum is the most amazing ancient architecture and most visited tourist attraction in Italy. The history says that the opening ceremony of this imposing structure in 80 AD lasted around one hundred days. The Colosseum, originally known as Flavian Amphitheatre, is made of stone and concrete. The Colosseum was an arena of Roman emperors used for Roman gladiator fights and shows in medieval times. Present structure is just the skeleton of the original structure that was made by Romans. There is no fee for visitors to enter into this royal structure.

The Roman Forum


The Roman Forum was the main center for Romans and located in the center of town. This area was served as a major commercial and religious place for Romans. The Roman Forum, also called the Forum Romanum, is now remains just a disordered collection of ruins. There are three triumphal arches can be seen around this area which were used by Roman emperors to commemorate their victories. Curia Julia and Rostra are two more area around the Forum. Curia Julia is the assembling place for Roman senators.

Pantheon


The design and construction of the Pantheon reflects the elegance and remarkable architecture of Roman Empire. The Pantheon, literally means honor all gods, is a best preserved ancient Roman monument. It is the burial place of several Roman kings and poets. This massive structure contains a beautiful dome apart from this, this building doesn’t have windows.

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain


Largest baroque fountain in the city, Trevi Fountain is one of the most famous fountains in the world. This fountain is designed by Nicola Salvi, an Italian architect and is designed to reflect the baroque style. Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi in Italian) has become a major tourist attraction in Rome as it fascinates every tourist who visits this city. People toss coin into the water basin of the fountain as the traditional activity at Trevi Fountain.

St Peter’s Basilica


Located in Vatican City, St. Peter’s Basilica is an Italian Renaissance church. This basilica is the main center for Christianity and it is the largest church in the world. St. Peter is considered as the first pope was buried in this place hence named St Peter’s Basilica.

Rome has many tourist spots and we can observe the history in every corner of the city. There are many other places to explore the city of Rome such as Campo de' Fiori, Piazza Navona, Castel Sant'Angelo, Spanish Steps, Vatican Museums, Circus Maximus, Forum of Trajan, Arch of Titus and many more.

 

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Amber Noora is a nature lover, a travel enthusiast and a blogger. She loves to travel in her leisure times with friends and family members.