Rome, Italy

Rome has a millenia long history as the capital of The Roman Empire and today's Italy.

The Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheatre in Rome, Italy

The Colosseum or The Flavian Amphitheatre is probably the best known building in Rome. Even though a large part of the stones that made up the two outer circles were removed and used in other buildings at a later time, the core is still intact and very much worth seeing.

St. Peters Church or Saint Peters Basilica in The Vatican City

St. Peters Church or Basilica is on the West bank of the River Tiber, in the Vatican Town State and the home of the Catholic Church. St. Peters Church was built on what was Nero's Amphitheatre, the main place where christians were killed up till Christianity became the Roman religion.

Il Vittoriano or The Typewriter on Piazza Venezia in Rome

The Il Vittoriano is a very dominating part of the Piazza Venezia, and is among other things also known as The Typewriter and The Wedding Cake. Besides being a monument for Italian unity, it is the location of the eternal flame for Italian soldiers killed for their country.

The Trevi Fountain in Rome

In ancient Rome the water supply was made up by aquaducts leading water into town. At each ending point in Rome a fountain was built - one of these is The Trevi Fountain.

The Pantheon in Rome

The Pantheon is a masterpiece of Roman architecture with its giant cupola, whose construction mystifies researchers to this day. The hole at the top of the cupola is really a hole, without any glass or anything in it, and when it rains in Rome, the floor of The Pantheon gets wet.

The Forum Romanum in Rome, Italy

The Forum Romanum is the ancient administrative center of the Roman Empire, with treasure chamber, High Court, religious headquarters and the political center, The Senate.

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