Rome is without doubt the largest and most impressive open-air museum in the world. The capital of Italy, the first great metropolis of humanity and one of the larger cities of Europe, Rome condenses its three millennia of history in architectural and artistic testimonies that leave you breathless, with masterpieces that make it one of the most visited cities in the world. Some say that one life is not enough to discover all the treasures hidden inside this incredible city. Just one day however is enough to be seduced by the exciting charm of the old capital of one of the most important ancient civilizations, the Roman Empire. Rome is the city with the highest concentration of historical and architectural landmarks in the world. The list of monuments and places worth visiting would be too long to mention, but some really just cannot be missed. Starting from the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater of the Roman world, recognized as one of the seven wonders of the modern world and the only one in Europe.
Not far off is the Roman Forum, what remains of the financial, religious and political center of ancient Rome, the heart of the urban complex of the Imperial Forums, which extended between the Capitoline Hill and the Quirinal. A city with beautiful gardens and ancient aristocratic villas, like the Villa Borghese, Rome is also famous for its monumental fountains, real architectural gems. The most famous is the Trevi Fountain, in rococo style, that is known for being the setting of the most famous scene of 'La dolce vita', classic italian movie by Federico Fellini. Do not forget to throw a coin into this fountain. Legend has it that this will assure your return to the "eternal city"! Don't miss the Baroque Fountain of the Four Rivers, one of the greatest masterpieces of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, located in the heart of Piazza Navona, elegant meeting point in the evening. Piazza di Spagna is also very crowded and popular, with its Spanish Steps. Capital with beautiful churches, Rome includes the Vatican City, the cradle of Catholic Christianity. Its masterpiece is the imposing St. Peter's Basilica, whose dome, designed by Michelangelo, overlooks the whole of Rome. Michelangelo also signed the famous frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, the conclave for the Pope's election. The heart of nightlife in this pleasure-seeking city is Trastevere, a former working-class district on the west bank of the Tiber River, a beautiful and lively maze of narrow streets and trendy bars.