When in Rome, there are some things that you just have to do and sights you need to see. These unmissable experiences are part of what makes the Eternal City one of the most popular cities in the world to visit. With a history that dates back to thousands of years and ancient ruins and structures that form part of the city’s stunning architecture scene, Rome will give you plenty of amazing reasons to love it. If you only have a limited to explore, here are some of the things you need to do while there.
1. See the awe-inspiring iconic landmark that is the Colosseum – the ancient amphitheater that has been a place of many combats and games in Rome’s historic past. While some parts of the famous landmark are now in ruins, it remains to be a stunning sight that continues to draw millions of tourists from around the world every year.
2. Visit the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill located near the Colosseum. Take a guided tour to learn more about the ancient ruins’ history. Some of the must-see sights in the area include the Arch of Septimius Severus, Arch of Titus, the Curia where the Roman Senate used to meet, Temple of Antoninus Pius, House of the Vestals, Temple of Castor and Pollux, Temple of Saturn, and the Temple of Vesta among others.
3. Take a break from all the sightseeing by drinking espresso at one of the cafes in Rome near you. Enjoy your coffee like the locals do. Eat breakfast with a cup of delicious cappuccino and choose between a un caffè or un caffè macchiato for your coffee breaks throughout the day. Whatever you do, make sure to savor every sip before you continue exploring.