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Name Category Location
 
Basilica Emilia
Once a great colonnaded hall, this served as a...
Archaeological Sites Roman Forum
 
Basilica Giulia
The Basilica Giulia owes its name to Julius...
Archaeological Sites Roman Forum
 
Belvedere Tarpeo
In ancient Roman times, traitors were hurled from...
Archaeological Sites Campidoglio
 
Biopark
Especially good for a day out with the children,...
Museums / Galleries Villa Borghese
 
Carcere Mamertino
The Mamertino has two subterranean cells where...
Historic Districts / Sites Campidoglio
 
Circo di Massenzio
Of the Circus of Maxentius, built in AD 309,...
Archaeological Sites The Catacombs and Via Appia Antica
 
Colonna di Foca
The last monument to be added to the Forum was...
Memorials / Monuments Roman Forum
 
Colonna di Marco Aurelio
Inspired by Trajan's Column, this 2nd-century AD...
Memorials / Monuments Corso and Spagna
 
Domus Aurea
Legend has it that Nero famously fiddled while...
Archaeological Sites Colosseum and Environs
 
Fontana della Barcaccia
At the center of Piazza di Spagna and at the...
Fountains Spagna
 
Fontana delle Api
Decorated with the famous heraldic bees of the...
Fountains Quirinale
 
Fontanone dell'Acqua Felice
When Pope Sixtus V completed the restoration of...
Fountains Repubblica
 
Foro di Augusto
These ruins, along with those of the Foro di...
Archaeological Sites Imperial Forums
 
Foro di Cesare
To try to rival the original Roman Forum, Julius...
Archaeological Sites Imperial Forums
 
Gagosian Gallery
One of the most prestigious modern art galleries...
Fountains Spagna
 
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna
This massive white Beaux Arts building, built for...
Museums / Galleries Villa Borghese
 
Giardini Vaticani
Neatly trimmed lawns and flower beds extend over...
Gardens / Arboretums The Vatican
 
Globe Theater
Directed by prolific Roman actor Gigi Proietti,...
Arts / Performance Venues Villa Borghese
 
MACRO
Formerly known as Rome's Modern and Contemporary...
Museums / Galleries Repubblica
 
Museo Mario Praz
On the top floor of the Palazzo Primoli—the...
Museums / Galleries Navona
 
Museo Napoleonico
Housed in an opulent collection of...
Museums / Galleries Navona
 
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
The world's most outstanding collection of...
Museums / Galleries Villa Borghese
 
Museo Palatino
The Palatine Museum charts the history of the...
Museums / Galleries Palatine Hill
 
Oratorio dei Filippini
Housed in a baroque masterwork by Borromini, this...
Religious Sites Navona
 
Orti Farnesiani
Alessandro Farnese, a nephew of Pope Paul III,...
Gardens / Arboretums Palatine Hill
 
Palazzo Massimo alle Colonne
Following the shape of Emperor Domitian's Odeon...
Castles / Palaces Navona
 
Palazzo Mattei di Giove
Graceful and opulent, the arcaded, multistory...
Castles / Palaces Ghetto
 
Palazzo Senatorio
During the Middle Ages this city hall looked like...
Government Buildings Campidoglio
 
Palazzo Venezia
Centerpiece of the eponymous piazza, this palace...
Museums / Galleries Corso and Spagna
 
Piazza di Pasquino
This tiny piazza takes its name from the...
Squares Navona
 
Piazza Venezia
The geographic heart of Rome, this is the spot...
Squares Corso and Spagna
 
Ponte Sant'Angelo
Angels designed by baroque master Bernini line...
Bridges / Tunnels The Vatican
 
Porta del Popolo
The medieval gate in the Aurelian walls was...
Architectural Sites Piazza del Popolo
 
Porta Pinciana
Framed by two squat, circular towers, the gate...
Architectural Sites Villa Borghese
 
San Giovanni dei Fiorentini
Imbued with the supreme grace of the Florentine...
Religious Sites Campo
 
San Gregorio Magno
Set amid the greenery of the Celian Hill, this...
Religious Sites Celio
 
San Saba
Formerly a monastery founded by monks of the...
Religious Sites Aventino
 
Sant'Agostino
Caravaggio's celebrated Madonna of the...
Religious Sites Navona
 
Santa Francesca Romana
This church, a 10th-century edifice with a...
Religious Sites Roman Forum
 
Santa Maria Antiqua
The earliest Christian site in the Forum was...
Religious Sites Roman Forum
 
Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri
The curving brick facade on the northeast side of...
Religious Sites Repubblica
 
Santa Maria dei Miracoli
A twin to Santa Maria in Montesanto, this church...
Religious Sites Piazza del Popolo
 
Santa Maria in Montesanto
One of the two bookend churches on the eastern...
Religious Sites Piazza del Popolo
 
Santa Maria in Vallicella/Chiesa Nuova
This church, also known as Chiesa Nuova (New...
Religious Sites Navona
 
Scuderie del Quirinale
Directly opposite the main entrance of the...
Museums / Galleries Quirinale
 
Stadio Palatino
Domitian may have created this vast, open space...
Archaeological Sites Palatine Hill
 
Tempio di Antonino e Faustina
Erected by the Senate in honor of Faustina,...
Religious Sites Roman Forum
 
Tempio di Cesare
Built by Augustus, Caesar's successor, the temple...
Religious Sites Roman Forum
 
Tempio di Venere e Roma
Once Rome's largest and possibly cleverest temple...
Religious Sites Roman Forum
 
Tempio di Vespasiano
All that remains of Vespasian's temple are three...
Religious Sites Roman Forum
 
Trinità dei Monti
Standing high above the Spanish Steps, this...
Religious Sites Spagna
 
Villa dei Quintili
Even in ruins, this splendid, 52-room villa...
Archaeological Sites The Catacombs and Via Appia Antica

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