The Colosseum is one of the most important and representative monuments of Rome. It imposes its majestic presence at the center of the city. Nearby Amphitheatre is easy to find the “Centurions”, cute characters dressed in the typical clothing of the Roman fighters. All are fascinated by the monument for which Rome is famous all over the world. In the evening, with all the lights on, it’s really indescribable!
The Pantheon is one of the most famous Roman monuments. According to legend, it is the place where Romulus, after his death, was seized and taken to heaven by an eagle. Inside are the tombs of Vittorio Emanuele II, Umberto I, Margherita of Savoy and Raffaello Sanzio. What characterizes more than anything else in the building is the largest hemispherical dome of 43.3 m in diameter, on top of which there is a great and unique opening (9 m.), The oculus (eye).
The Basilica of San Pietro dominates the spectacular portico of St. Peter’s Square colonnade, Bernini’s masterpiece. The greatest artists of the Roman Renaissance and Baroque periods, have left extraordinarily beautiful masterpieces as the beautiful “Pietà of Michelangelo”, the Chair of St. Peter, the monument of Urban VIII and the sumptuous “Canopy of Bernini”. A must for pilgrims and visitors from around the world.
Villa Borghese is the green “heart” of Rome. The park contains neoclassical statues, exotic buildings, an artificial lake, an aviary, numerous fountains, gardens and groves, a riding school, a zoo (the Bioparc), an amphitheater (Piazza di Siena) and some museums. The most famous is the Museo and Galleria Borghese, one of the most important art museums, housed in the seventeenth-century villa (known as the Casino Borghese) designed to preserve the Borghese magnificent private collection.