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Rome City Trip - Attractions

The Colosseum in Rome, Italy


What to See & Do in Rome, Italy

Get the details on important landmarks, attractions and resources for your trip to the Eternal City.

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HISTORICAL SITES

Colosseum
Piazza del Colosseo, 1
39-06-399-67-700
The largest amphitheater of the empire and the scene of gladiatorial combat

Pantheon
Piazza della Rotonda
39-06-06-08
One of the best-preserved Roman buildings, it’s been in continual use for two millennia

Roman Forum
Via della Salaria Vecchia, 5/6
39-06-06-08
The center of ancient Rome is a treasure trove of architecture

Casina Valadier
Piazza Bucarest
39-06-699-22-090
www.casinavaladier.it
Panoramic views of Rome plus the architecture of Giuseppe Valadier make this a favorite of the jet set

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna
Viale delle Belle Arti, 131
00196 Rome
39-06-322-981
www.gnam.beniculturali.it
Set in a vast belle époque palace, the museum hosts a collection of nineteenth and twentieth century Italian art

Castel Sant'Angelo
Castel Sant'Angelo

Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Lungotevere Castello, 50
00100 Rome
39-06-39-967-600
www.castelsantangelo.com
The rotund fortress of Castel Sant'Angelo, Roman Emperor Hadrian's mausoleum, is connected to Vatican city with an escape tunnel for Popes on the run. The museum inside contains art objects, paintings, furniture and even weapons.

Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia
Piazzale di Villa Giulia, 9
00196 Rome
39-06-32-01-951
www.villagiulia.beniculturali.it
Within the Villa Borghese gardens is the Villa Giulia, where classical concerts are held in the evening during the summer

Villa Giulia
Villa Giulia

Museo e Galleria Borghese
Villa Borghese
Piazza del Museo
Borghese, 5
00197 Rome
39-06-84-13-979
www.galleriaborghese.it
Built in the seventeenth century to house the private art collection of Scipione Borghese, the building is now one of the city's top galleries

The Vatican Museums and Galleries
Viale Vaticano
39-06-69-83-333
my.vatican.va
One of the world's greatest museums and home to the Sistine Chapel


MORE ROME INFORMATION

* Castel Sant'Angelo and Villa Giulia images courtesy of A.P.T. of Rome

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