Colosseum, where the Roman games took place
Via dei Fori Imperiali leads along the most important archaeological itinerary, a unique set of temples, basilicas, public and sacred buildings and the Roman Forum.
The archaeological finds and highly valuable works that were discovered during the excavations are kept in the Capitoline Museums, on the Campidoglio, the acropolis of ancient Rome.
Castel Sant’Angelo, a mausoleum for the Emperor Hadrian, a shelter for popes and a prison.
Piazza San Pietro, with the 16th-Century colonnade by Bernini and the magnificent Sistine Chapel, with Michelangelo's last Judgement, another 16th-Century masterpiece.
Piazza di Spagna with the famous Spanish steps of Trinità dei Monti, Piazza Farnese.
Piazza Navona with Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers.
Trevi Fountain, 18th-Century fountain. Thrown a coin in to return to the Eternal City.
Villa Borghese (Rome)
Villa Borghese is the perfect mixture of nature and art. The park land, including lakes, surrounding the villas is ideal for walking or cycling while the Borghese Gallery houses one of the great art collections of the world.
UNESCO World Heritage List. Contains, Villa D’Este, with its splendid fountains, gardens and magnificent palace of the Renaissance and Villa Adriana, the ancient residence of emperor Hadrian.
Please see our Guide to Rome