The Parco degli Acquedotti is a public park in Rome, Italy. It is part of the Appian Way Regional Park and is of approximately 240 ha. The park is named after the aqueducts that go through it.
It's just a random park with winding trails through it, with ancient Roman aqueducts running the length. The aqueducts are impressive, and the atmosphere is quiet, a welcome relief to the roar of the sights in the historic district.
The Palatine Hill is the centremost of the Seven Hills of Rome and is one of the most ancient parts of the city. It stands 40 metres above the Roman Forum, looking down upon it on one side, and upon the Circus Maximus on the other.
The Palatine is the legendary home of Romulus, founder of Rome. Some of the findings here date back to the 10th century BC. Fast-forward 1,000 years, and this was the coveted address of the rich and powerful - Emperors Augustus, Tiberius, and Nero, to name a few. Climb the famous mound to explore the grand ruins, and enjoy views over the Circus Maximus, the Baths of Caracalla, and the Forum.
Colosseum / Coliseum
The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and sand, it is the largest amphitheatre ever built.
Amazing place full of rich history. It's one of the must see places when you drop by in Rome and it's also one of the most accessible monuments in the city. For the tickets, be sure to book online to skip the long cues and it's value for money purchasing it from their website. It includes the Palatine and Roman Forum as well.
Largo di Torre Argentina
Largo di Torre Argentina is a square in Rome, Italy, that hosts four Republican Roman temples, and the remains of Pompey's Theatre. It is located in the ancient Campus Martius.
Known by Romans simply as 'Largo Argentina', this fascinating neighborhood makes for a fun family treasure hunt, as it contains the ruins of some of Rome's oldest temples. Look out for the entrance to Pompey's theater, where Julius Caesar was assassinated on the Ides of March, 44 BC; spot the remains of ancient toilets; explore the oculus in the dome of The Pantheon, and then find the marble drain holes on the floor. Plus, visit the fountains at nearby Piazza Navona, where you can guess the rivers of the four continents in its center and find the horse, crocodile, and plants sculpted on it.
The Vatican Museums are the museums of the Vatican City and are located within the city's boundaries. They display works from the immense collection built up by the Popes throughout the centuries including some of the most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world. The museums contain roughly 70,000 works, of which 20,000 are on display.
Amazing beauty of Vatican museums cannot leave you untouched. Great history behind each room, each hall, each stature or a painting. Hall of Maps, Sistine Chapel, Rafael's Room and Tomb of Saint Peter just the few jewels that can stop your heart by its immense beauty!
St. Peter's Basilica / Basilica di San Pietro in Vatican
This is the church of all churches the breath taking beauty along with the sheer size makes you feel so insignificant. This is one if not the largest church in the world, there's even a scale on the floor to compare to other chapels and churches. Here you will see majestic altars and statues, there's even 2 popes embalmed laying in rest. I could not help but feel the spirituality of this marvellous spectacle.
Villa Borghese is a landscape garden in the naturalistic English manner in Rome, containing a number of buildings, museums and attractions. It is the third largest public park in Rome after the ones of the Villa Doria Pamphili and Villa Ada.
Large, peaceful park with good air and atmosphere. Good view over the city and the Piazza del Popolo. If you need a break on your sightseeing tour, this is a wonderful place to visit.
Explora,varied museum aimed at inspiring kids to learn with hands-on (and fun) exhibits & an on-site cafe.
Explora Children's Museum is a good springboard from which to explore the rest of the area. A good rainy day option, it provides a space where younger kids can climb into a firetruck, play store, and see what it's like to be a cat or a fly.
Villa Doria Pamphilj
The Villa Doria Pamphili is a seventeenth-century villa with what is today the largest landscaped public park in Rome, Italy.
Largest park in Rome w. Great views and constantly changing scenery and paths for an exciting set of walks
Piazza Barberini is a large piazza in the centro storico or city center of Rome, Italy and situated on the Quirinal Hill. It was created in the 16th century but many of the surrounding buildings have subsequently been rebuilt.
A nice Square with a beatiful Bernini's Fountain to see. Starting point for visiting forward Parlament House or Piazza Venezia or some restaurant in the area.
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo, is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family. The building was later used by the popes as a fortress and castle, and is now a museum. The Castle was once the tallest building in Rome.
This round castle has many things for kids to explore, including dungeons, tombs, papal chambers, canons, armor, and an angel at the top. Castel Sant'Angelo was originally built as Emperor Hadrian's design for his tomb, but in the 6th century it was converted into a papal fortress.