Rome one day tour illustration:
- Trevi Fountain
- Spanish Steps
- Navona Square
- Appian Way
It is an elliptical amphitheater whose construction was started by Vespasian Emperor from Flavia Dynasty in 72 AD and was used for hunting simulations, gladiator fights and sporting events.
Constantine Arch is just a few steps away from the Colosseum. A triumphal arch to celebrate Maxentius defeat by Constantine during the Fight of Milvian Bridge. Maximus Circus,an ancient racing stadium for bighe (traditional Roman Carts), now a metropolitan green area where several racing performances still take place. The Flaminio Obelisk, in the center of Popolo Square.
The Pantheon is one of the best preserved monuments. The Pantheon is meant to be the temple of all gods.Built by Emperor Hadrian to replace the Pantheon of Marcus Agrippa.
In its ceiling you will admire an opening to the sky; an architectural detail that allows light to enter inside the temple.
Inside, important names are buried: Vittorio Emanuele II first King of Italy (from 1861 to 1878) and Raffaello, Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance.
One more spectacular monument is the Trevi Fountain.
Set of the famous film: Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini, with the famous scene where Anita Ekberg bathed in the fountain.
The Spanish steps of Trinità dei Monti is the heart of Rome.
The name comes from the Spanish Embassy in the Holy See that was once located in the nearby square. It has 136 steps. The Spanish Steps were designed in 1717 by Francesco De Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi to connect the Embassy to the church of Trinità dei Monti at the top.
The famous fountain “La Barcaccia” lays in front of the Spanish Steps.
Navona Place was built on the ruins of a Roman stadium by Emperor Domiziano before 86 A.D. This underground area was discovered between 1936 and 1938 and may be visited with special permits.
This square was used for competitions and athletic contests. Today the square is full of street artists. In the square you can’t miss: the Fountain of the Rivers and the church of Sant’Agnese in Agone.
The Capitol also called “the heart of Rome” is the next step to take….
A knockout view of the extraordinary “Roman Forum” with its ancient ruins.
From here you will also see the Colosseum.
Nearby the Campidoglio you will not miss the majestic Monument dedicated the fallen soldiers “The Victorian” , also known as “The Altar of the Homeland” made in honor of the Vittorio Emanuele II. Made of white marble it is also called “the wedding cake” for its brilliant white color.
Appian Way is the “queen of the streets”. Built in the Republican Era and extended to Brindisi. It’s the oldest road leading to Rome.
Close to the Appian Way, you will have the chance to walk in wide park: a place that combines culture with nature. Nearby: remains of important buildings such as Quintili’s Villa or Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella. An ideal stopover to make your visit to Rome even more beautiful.
Monuments tickets: We can book the tickets for all non free entrance monuments to avoid queues and save time. This service is has to be requested upon booking the tour.