12 Things You Can’t Miss in Rome

12 Things You Can’t Miss in Rome

Rome is one of those cities that is full of history and adventure, a city that could easily take a lifetime to explore. For those of us who don’t have that lifetime, we need to learn to make the most of our time. Out of the seemingly countless landmarks and attractions to see in Rome, the following 12 are definite must-sees:

1. The Colosseum 

A truly epic monument to the gladiatorial battles of old, the Colosseum dates back to 72 AD. The Flavian amphitheatre was built to seat an enormous audience of 50,000. The site of many grisly deaths, this historical location is a necessary stop for any history buff.

The Colosseum

2. The Pantheon

Constructed by the Emperor Hadrian from 119 to 128 AD, the Pantheon is an architectural marvel. The temple was initially constructed as a monument for ancient deities and today serves as the resting place for the artist Raphael and Italy’s first president. The building still retains its original bronze doors.

The Pantheon
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