6 THINGS TO DO IN ROME
Rome is a marvelous city whose magic can only be experienced while strolling. It is through strolling that visitors end up getting full packages by enjoying amazing statues and architecture. Below is a list of 6 things to do in Rome.
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano– Visitors who would prefer peace and quiet or have a liking for art and architecture can make a point to explore the four main basilicas in Rom and experience the many statues of the apostles. It is advisable that visitors access these basilicas from the San Giovani metro stop and take at least an hour here. Hours: Sun – Sat, 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
Colosseum– History lovers can come here and have an actual fell of how the ancient Roman gladiators made use of these magnificent arenas. Tips here include taking both the colosseum and the Forums tickets at the same time to save time as they share the same ticket. Taking underground tours to showcases the various ancient pulley systems here. Visitors can spend at least 1 to 2 hours here. Hours: Sun – Sat8:30 am – 6:15 pm
Roman Forum-History lovers can come here and explore the various ancient ruins present here and have and in-depth understanding of the ancient Roman empire. Tips here include using the site for a picnic and the knowledge that the forums and Colosseum tickets are one and the same with a validity period of two days. Visitors can spend at least 2- hours here. Hours: Sun – Sat, 8:30 am – 6:15 pm
Circus Maximus– Sitting on an ancient chariot racing track, today kit is being used to host concerts and live soccer match broadcasts and most nature lovers come here to have as scenic view of the Palatine hill. Visitors can stay here for at least an hour.
Trastevere– Visitors can navigate the river as they explore and enjoy the many bars and piazzas by grabbing a beer or two at these piazzas. Tips here include the fact that the area can be enjoyed both by day and night. Visitors usually spend 1-2 hours here.
Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tours-History, art and architectural lovers can come here and explore the various pieces of art and majestic buildings here. Tips here include one cannot use a camera inside the Sistine chapel. One should be dressed appropriately and conservatively, everyone will have to undergo a security check before entering the Vatican. There are usually long waiting lines so it if advisable that one arrives early. Visitors usually spend hours here. Hours: Mon – Sat, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm