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Where to go Rome
 
Where to go in Rome, Italy and visit best places
 

Where to go in Rome, Italy and visit the best places in Rome. Get inspired by attractive ideas and find tips here.

 
Choosing Rome as the venue for congresses means guaranteeing a successful event. Beauty, history, cultured, shopping, fun, entertainment. It has a huge monumental heritage with countless offers. It is also the perfect place for a romantic wedding. All roads lead to Rome in Italy but the city can also be reached from its two international airports Leonard Da Vinci and Ciampino. It has museums of modern and contemporary art has a great culture of food and wine with international restaurants. Shopping in Rome is a feast, elegant shops with designer clothing, footwear, handbags and jewelry or antique dealers and painters in the little streets, colorful fruit markets, historic wine bars and many modern shopping centers. Rome has the charm of an ancient city, the beauty of Renaissance and the 18th splendor, richness of museums, monuments, and squares decorated with fountains. As an user of Event1001 you are looking for best ideas and city tips for your daytrip, convention, special events or a business trip in Rome. Just have a look on this Where to go in Rome page of Event1001 and maybe you will find new tips when you visit Rome, Italy.
 
Tip 1: Coliseum: it has a capacity for 50000 spectators and was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles. It is the largest building in the Roman Empire and considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture. There is a museum dedicated to Eros located in the upper floor of the outer wall of the building.
 
Tip 2: Pantheon: this Roman temple is almost 2000 years old and its current form dates to around AD 120. It has beautiful ceilings and three times a year it is open by night. It is a spectacular piece of history and a remarkable architectural structure.
 
Tip 3: Salon Delle Fontane: a representative location and area where conferences, meetings, exhibitions, fashion shows, roadshows, corporate events, conventions and presentations are held. With a dramatic entrance, enriched with mosaic-decorated fountains, granite staircase, manicured gardens introduces visitors to this work of monumental architecture designed by the architect Geatano Minnucci in the early 1940s. www.salonedellefontane.com
 
Tip 4: Auditorium Parco Della Musica: a multifunctional complex built to house a variety of musical and cultural events. Designed by the architect Renzo Piano. With three concert halls in different sized buildings and a large outdoor amphitheater, the Vavea. You can see the ruins of a Roman villa that was unearthed during the construction of the complex and in a small museum see relics. Symphonic and chamber music concerts presented by the Academy of Santa Cecilia mix with a diverse program of jazz, pop, rock, film premieres, stage plays, art exhibitions and more. www.auditorium.com
 
Tip 5: Piazza di Spagna and the famous Spanish Steps: The piazza was named after the Spanish Embassy to the Holy See, although the staircase, designed by the Italian Francesco de Sanctis and built in 1725 with a legacy from the French, leads to the French Chiesa della Trinità dei Monti. At the foot of the steps, the fountain of a sinking boat, the Barcaccia.
 
Tip 6: Palatino: The Palatino (Palatine) is a beautifully atmospheric area of leafy gardens, majestic ruins and memorable views. According to legend, it was here that Romulus killed his twin Remus and founded Rome in 753 BC. Archaeological evidence has dated human habitation here to the 8th century BC.
 
Tip 7: Bioparco: Rome’s zoo hosts a predictable collection of animals on an 18-hectare site. A nice way to spend the day after all the museums and basilica's you has seen.
 
Tip 8: Campo de Fiori: by day it hosts a market and by night it turns into an open-air pub. Many of the streets surrounding Il Campo are named after the artisans who traditionally occupied them: Via dei Cappellari (hatters), Via dei Baullari (trunk makers) and Via dei Chiavari (key makers). Via dei Giubbonari (jacket makers) is still full of clothing shops.
 
Tip 9: Vatican museums: founded by Pope Julius II in the early 16th century and enlarged by successive popes. The museums are housed in the Palazzo Apostolico Vaticano. It has two palaces, the Vatican palace nearest St Peter's and the Belvedere Palace, joined by two long galleries with priceless treasures. On the inside there are three courtyards. You need several days to see the whole complex.
 
Tip 10: Piazza Del Popolo: for centuries this was the sight of public executions, an elegant neoclassical piazza and a nice people watching spot. It provides a grandiose entrance to the city. Climb up the stars and find an amazing spot where you can overlook the Roman rooftops, the Piazza and the incredible sunset. With restaurants and shops around a great way to spent a day.
 
Tip 11: St Peters Basilica: a late Renaissance church located within Vatican City. As a work of architecture it is regarded as the greatest building of its age. There are over 100 tombs within St. Peter's Basilica many located in the Vatican grotto beneath the Basilica, these include 91 popes. There are a lot of art works to see and treasures dating back to 1200.
 
Tip 12: Trevi fountain: Rome's largest and most famous fountain used in the film La Dolce Vita with Anita Ekberg who took a dip in the fountain. A flamboyant baroque ensemble designed by Nicola Salvi in 1732. The water comes from the aqua Virgo, an underground aqua duct. The famous custom is to throw a coin into the fountain and return to Eternal City, the second coin will make you fall in love with an Italian and the third coin will have you marry him or her.
 
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