A trip to Rome

by Camilla Nørager

Rome is not only the capital of Italy; it is one of the most iconic and visited cities in all of Europe. With a mix of cultures from all around the world, this city has it all. It is and has been an important center for power, religion, history and culture for thousands of years.

Rome is basically one big living museum, which is what makes it such a magnificent city to visit and experience. The saying “All roads lead to Rome”… will suddenly make sense, when you stand in the middle of its greatness.

What to experience

Take a stroll down the old cobblestone streets with a gelato in your hand, spend some time people-watching from the Spanish Steps, wander around the great number of museums or enjoy the amazing architecture all over the city.

Colosseum: this is definitely the biggest and most popular attraction in Rome. The old amphitheater is one of the world's most iconic trademarks. The Colosseum (Home Of Fighters) is almost 2000 years old, and it is one of the new seven wonders of the world.

Forum Romanum: right beside the Colosseum, you will find this museum that used to be the center in antic Rome. This was the place for social and political happenings for hundreds of years. Today, it consists of impressive and well-preserved ruins from Rome’s time of greatness.

Villa Borghese: this is one of the biggest and most popular parks in Rome. The garden is full of large green grass areas, flowers, sculptures and fountains. You can also visit Terrazza del Pincio, with a great view over Piazza del Popolo.

Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti: also known as the Spanish Steps – being the longest and widest staircase in Europe. At the top of the steps, you will find the Trinita dei Monti church, where you can enjoy another great view over the many roofs.

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel: this museum is amongst some of the biggest in the world, and you will find some of the world’s most important religious art pieces. However, the main attraction is the Sistine Chapel full of world-famous paintings by Michelangelo.

Fontana di Trevi: also known as the Trevi Fountain, is definitely one of the must-see attractions when visiting Rome. It is probably the most famous fountain in the world. According to legends, throwing a coin in the fountain will guarantee your return to the city.

Where to live

Like most big cities, the beauty of Rome is that each part of it has its own unique personality. The best parts in Rome all completely depend on what you are looking for, and what you are planning to do. Follow our guide to find the perfect place for you to stay on your trip!

Trastevere: this area is known to be very funky, bohemian and colorful. You will find traditional and innovative trattorias, pubs, crafts and much more. Take a stroll down the cobblestone streets and take in the atmosphere.

Centro Storico: this area is great for first time visitors. This is a historic center, filled with theatrical streets, ancient ruins and authentic food. You will find a whole lot of museums, churches and monuments.

Monti: this is a more hip part of Rome, and it is great if you are seeking a slightly different experience. It is near the Colosseum and Forum, and it is full of restaurants and great bars.

Prati: this is a great place to stay if you are traveling with family. It is quieter and more low-key compared to many of the other areas in Rome. It is located right next to Vatican City, which makes for an easy walk to Trastevere and Centro Storico.

So, now you can go and experience all these places and attractions that Rome has to offer for yourself. Remember to enjoy all the new impressions, and take in every minute of it. And then, when you come back home, with a bag full of memories, we are here to help you capture and preserve them on posters.

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