Rome Sights

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Ancient Rome 43


Campidoglio 6

Colosseum and Environs 4

Imperial Forums 6

Palatine Hill 9

Roman Forum 18

Piazza Navona, Campo de' Fiori, and the Jewish Ghetto 30


Campo 7

Jewish Ghetto 8

Navona 15

Monti, Esquilino, Celio, and the Via Appia Antica 21


Celio 6

Esquilino 1

Monti 4

San Giovanni 2

Via Appia Antica 8

Piazza Di Spagna 19

Repubblica and Quirinale 17


Quirinale 9

Repubblica 8

Villa Borghese, Piazza del Popolo, and Flaminio 15


Flaminio 1

Piazza del Popolo 5

Villa Borghese 9

Aventino and Testaccio 12


Aventino 9

Testaccio 3

Trastevere 11

The Vatican 7


Borgo 2

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Archaeological Site/ Ruins 28

Arts/ Performance Venue 2

Bridge/ Tunnel 1

Building/ Architectural Site 2

Castle/ Palace/ Chateau 11

Cemetery 4

Film Studio 1

Fountain 6

Garden/ Arboretum 4

Government Building 1

Historic District/ Site 2

House/ Mansion/ Villa 3

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 9

Museum/ Gallery 27

Neighborhood/ Street 2

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 4

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 14

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 57

Trail/ Path 1

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Especially good for a day out with the children, this zoo has been remodeled along eco-friendly lines—more space for the animals, most...

Galleria Borghese

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It's a real toss-up as to which is more magnificent: the villa built for Cardinal Scipione Borghese in 1612, or the art that lies within.

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna

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This massive white Beaux Arts building, built for the 1911 World Exposition in Rome, contains one of Italy's leading collections of 19th-...

Globe Theater

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Directed by prolific Roman actor Gigi Proietti, this theater replicates the London original inaugurated in 1576. Rome's homage to Shakespeare...

MAXXI—Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo

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It took 10 years and cost some €150 million, but for art lovers, Italy's first national museum devoted to contemporary art and architecture...

Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia

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The world's most outstanding collection of Etruscan art and artifacts is housed in Villa Giulia, built around 1551 for Pope Julius III...

Piazza del Popolo

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With its obelisk and twin churches, this immense square is a famed Rome landmark. It owes its current appearance to architect Giuseppe...


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Redolent of the yesteryears of Henry James and Edith Wharton, the Pincian gardens always have been a favorite spot for strolling. Grand...

Porta Pinciana

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Framed by two squat, circular towers, the gate was constructed in the 6th century. Here you can see just how well the Aurelian walls...

Porta del Popolo

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The medieval gate in the Aurelian walls was replaced in 1561 by the current one. Bernini further embellished it in 1655 for the much-heralded...