Sights & Attractions in Rome


Fodor's Choice Sights in Rome

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Ara Pacis Augustae
This vibrant monument of the imperial age has...
Memorials / Monuments Piazza Di Spagna
Arco di Settimio Severo
One of the grandest triumphal arches erected by a...
Memorials / Monuments Roman Forum
Basilica di San Pietro
The world's largest church, built over the...
Religious Sites The Vatican
Cappella Sistina
In 1508, the redoubtable Pope Julius II...
Religious Sites The Vatican
Capuchin Crypt
Not for the easily spooked, the crypt under the...
Religious Sites Quirinale
The Colosseum
The most spectacular extant edifice of ancient...
Archaeological Sites Colosseum and Environs
Galleria Borghese
It's a real toss-up as to which is more...
Museums / Galleries Villa Borghese
MAXXI—Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo
It took 10 years and cost some €150 million,...
Museums / Galleries Flaminio
Musei Capitolini
Surpassed in size and richness only by the Musei...
Museums / Galleries Campidoglio
Musei Vaticani
Other than the pope and his papal court, the...
Museums / Galleries The Vatican
Palazzo Altemps
Containing some of the finest ancient Roman...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Navona
Palazzo Colonna
Rome's grandest family built itself Rome's...
Museums / Galleries Piazza Di Spagna
Palazzo Doria Pamphilj
Along with the Palazzo Colonna and the Galleria...
Museums / Galleries Piazza Di Spagna
Palazzo Farnese
The most beautiful Renaissance palace in Rome,...
Castles / Palaces Campo
Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
Come here to get a real feel for ancient Roman...
Museums / Galleries Repubblica
Palazzo Mattei di Giove
Graceful and opulent, the arcaded, multistory...
Castles / Palaces Jewish Ghetto
One of the wonders of the ancient world, this...
Religious Sites Navona
Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta
Peek through the keyhole of the Priorato di...
Squares Aventino
The Roman Forum
From the entrance on Via dei Fori Imperali,...
Archaeological Sites Roman Forum
San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane
Sometimes identified by the diminutive San...
Religious Sites Quirinale
San Clemente
One of the most impressive archaeological...
Religious Sites Celio
San Luigi dei Francesi
A pilgrimage spot for art lovers everywhere, San...
Religious Sites Navona
Rome's largest Jesuit church, this 17th-century...
Religious Sites Piazza Di Spagna
Santa Cecilia in Trastevere
The basilica commemorates the aristocratic St....
Religious Sites Trastevere
Santa Maria del Popolo
Standing inconspicuously in a corner of the vast...
Religious Sites Piazza del Popolo
Santa Maria della Vittoria
Like the church of Santa Susanna across Piazza...
Religious Sites Repubblica
Santa Maria in Cosmedin
Though this is one of Rome's oldest churches,...
Religious Sites Aventino
Santa Maria in Trastevere
Originally built sometime before the 4th century,...
Religious Sites Trastevere
Santa Pudenziana
Outside of Ravenna, Rome has some of the most...
Religious Sites Monti
Santi Cosma e Damiano
Home to one of the most striking Early Christian...
Religious Sites Imperial Forums
Santi Giovanni e Paolo
Perched up the incline of the Clivus di...
Religious Sites Celio
Santi Quattro Coronati
One of those evocative cul-de-sacs in Rome where...
Religious Sites Celio
Tomba di Cecilia Metella
For centuries, sightseers have flocked to this...
Cemeteries Via Appia Antica
Via Giulia
Still a Renaissance-era diorama and one of Rome's...
Neighborhoods / Streets Campo
Villa Farnesina
Money was no object to the extravagant Agostino...
Castles / Palaces Trastevere


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