When in Rome do as the Romans do -- eat, drink and experience ancient wonders alongside a modern metropolis. The Vatican and Coliseum are must-see attractions in Rome, but don’t forget to tour Rome like a ...

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Spanish Steps

After running around Rome, tourists need a breather and the Spanish Steps are the ultimate place to sit down. At the foot of the steps lie a lovely piazza and fountain, as well as one of the most exclusive shopping areas in all of Rome.

Via Condotti, Via del Babuino, and Via Due Macelli, Rome, Italy

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Built around A.D. 125 as a temple to the gods, the Pantheon is the best-preserved building of ancient Rome.

Piazza della Rotonda, Rome, Italy

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Vatican City

Vatican City is the spiritual heart and headquarters for the Roman Catholic Church. It's actually its own sovereign state, and at 0.2 square miles, it's the world's smallest country.

Vatican City

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The Colosseum

The Colosseum is the most magnificent monument in Rome. It was built to fit 50,000 people and to be quickly emptied through a series of archways, which you still see in modern stadiums today.

Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Italy

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Piazza Navona

One of the city's major hangouts, the grand piazza is perpetually filled with crowds of tourists and street performers. Its centerpiece is the dramatic Fountain of the Four Rivers, designed by Bernini.

Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy

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Roman Forum

The Roman Forum was the epicenter of downtown ancient Rome. It's where the Romans used to meet, shop, do business and practice politics.

Via dei Fori Imperiali and Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Italy

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Trevi Fountain

Built in 1751, the Trevi is Rome's largest fountain. It depicts Neptune in a chariot being pulled by seahorses, which in turn are being guided by mythological sea creatures known as tritons.

Piazza di Trevi, Rome, Italy

Hotel Art

The contemporary decor belies the fact that Hotel Art was actually built in what used to be a former monastery. The rooms are urban chic and spacious, but you pay for it dearly, especially during the high season.

Via Margutta 56, 00187 Rome, Italy


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