The Best things to do in Rome

Rome’s main sights and tourist attractions not to be missed during your trip to the Eternal City.


Monuments and points of interest

Rome is a city full of museums, squares, monuments and many other points of interest.

In addition to world-famous major tourist attractions such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, there are so many wonders to discover.

In this guide you will find the most famous and unmissable tourist attractions in Rome.

Click on the monuments you are interested in visiting to read in-depth features on each of the city’s tourist attractions.


The Colosseum is the most exciting monument of ancient Rome. Visited by more than 7 million visitors each year. Book the visit.

St. Peter’s Basilica

The most famous church in Rome is St. Peter’s Basilica. It is located in Vatican City, an independent state, residence of the Pope.

Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel painted by Michelangelo Buonarroti is located inside the Vatican museums. Simply unmissable.


The Pantheon is the best-preserved ancient monument in Rome and one of the most remarkable buildings in Western architecture.

Roman Forum

The Roman Forum represented the real beating heart of Ancient Rome. It was an extraordinary complex of temples, basilicas and public spaces full of life.

Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain is the most famous fountain in the world and the most beautiful in Rome. Toss a coin into the fountain and make a wish.

Spanish Steps

In this long, irregularly shaped square admire the two monumental attractions: the Spanish Steps and the Barcaccia fountain.

Piazza Navona

Piazza Navona is one of the most beautiful squares in the world and offers visitors a chance to admire the urban continuity of 200 years of history.

Villa Borghese

One of the most prestigious estates is Villa borghese, which was the summer residence of the Borghese family. Today it is a public park where some of the city’s most interesting museums are concentrated.

Castel Sant’Angelo

Castel Sant’angelo is a mighty circular fortress that is now a classic landmark in Rome’s skyline. Visit the museum inside.

Campo de’ Fiori

Campo de’ Fiori is undoubtedly one of the liveliest places in Rome: colorful market by day, bustling square full of clubs in the evening.


Trastevere is a very picturesque neighborhood among the most typical and evocative in Rome: the atmosphere here seduces every tourist.

Santa Maria Maggiore

Of all the great Roman basilicas, Santa Maria Maggiore is the one in which different architectural styles come together in a most harmonious way.


Catacombs are underground passages that have been used for centuries as burial places for Jewish, pagan and Christian citizens from the 2nd to 5th centuries AD.

Piazza Venezia

Piazza Venezia, Palazzo Venezia and the most controversial monument in all of Rome: the Vittoriano, a monument to Victor Emmanuel II of Savoy.

Circus Maximus

The Circus Maximus is one of the largest states ever created: an area of 600 m by 200 m and a capacity of more than 300,000 spectators.


The Palatine is the most central of the seven hills, once the residence of emperors and aristocrats, it is the finest of the city’s historic sites.

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