The Monuments of Rome represent the highest and clearest sign of the history of the city. Spectacular symbols and testimonies of the Roman Empire. Masterpieces of architectural engineering such as the Colosseum, Castel Sant’Angelo and the Pantheon, just to mention the most famous.
The Vatican City, officially the State of the Vatican City also commonly called simply the Vatican, or by definition Saint Peter, or imprecisely the Holy See, is a landlocked state of western Europe.
Piazza Navona is one of the most famous squares in Rome, built by the Pamphili family. The shape reminds of an ancient stadium: it was built in monumental style at the behest of Pope Innocent X (Giovanni Battista Pamphilj).
The Pantheon is an ancient Rome building located in the Pigna district in the historic center, built as a temple dedicated to all past, present and future divinities.
Piazza di Spagna (Piazza di Francia in the seventeenth century), with the stairway of Trinità dei Monti, is one of the most famous squares in Rome. It owes its name to the palace of Spain, seat of the embassy of the Iberian state to the Holy See.
The Colosseum, originally known as Amphitheatrum Flavium (Italian: Anfiteatro Flavio) or simply as Amphitheatrum, is the largest amphitheater in the world , located in the center of the city of Rome. Able to contain an estimated number of spectators between 50,000 and 75,000 units, it is the most important Roman amphitheater, and the most impressive monument of ancient Rome that has come down to us.
The Imperial Forums constitute a series of monumental squares built in over a century and a half (between 46 BC and 113 AD) in the heart of the city of Rome by the emperors.
Piazza Venezia is a famous square in Rome. It is located at the foot of the Capitol, where five of the most important streets of the capital intersect: via dei Fori Imperiali, via del Corso, via C. Battisti-via Nazionale, via del Plebiscito-corso Vittorio and via of the Theater of Marcellus. The current appearance of the square derives largely from the demolition and reconstruction work carried out between the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century following the construction of the Vittoriano, built precisely at the turn of the century, a colossal monument to Vittorio Emanuele II.
The Trevi Fountain is the largest and one of the most famous fountains in Rome and among the most famous fountains in the world. The fountain, designed by Nicola Salvi, is leaning against one side of Palazzo Poli (more precisely Palazzo Conti di Poli), it was begun by Nicola Salvi. The theme of the entire composition is the sea. It is inserted into a large rectangular pool with rounded corners, surrounded by a walkway that runs from side to side, enclosed in turn by a short staircase just below the street level of the square.
The basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano or cathedral of Rome is the cathedral of the diocese of Rome, currently run by Pope Francis through Cardinal Angelo De Donatis.
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