By far the most intact of Rome’s ancient monuments, and still sporting its second-largest dome.
There’s nothing quite like thin, crispy-based Roman pizza, fresh from a wood-burning oven.
Palazzo Altemps and Palazzo Massimo make up the greatest part of the Museo Nazionale Romano, and between them hold some of the city’s finest ancient finds.
A fantastic array of Bernini sculptures, together with superb collections of Renaissance paintings, in a beautifully restored seventeenth-century villa.
The traditional – and best – way to finish off an evening out.
The heart of the ancient world is almost unrecognizable today, but no less evocative for that.
The world’s largest museum complex, jam-packed with treasures that include iconic parts of the building itself, like the Sistine Chapel and Raphael Rooms.
Stumbling upon the Trevi Fountain by accident is one of the greatest of all Rome experiences.
The epitome of Rome: an ancient temple under an ancient basilica topped by an ancient church.
Take a tour of Nero’s fascinating Golden House, recently reopened after a lengthy restoration.
If Rome has a centre, this is probably it.
One of the best-preserved of all Italy’s ancient Roman sites, and within easy reach of the capital.
This ancient hunk of stone from the Augustan era gives perhaps the greatest glimpse of the Roman Imperial family.
If you can, catch a local Roma-Lazio derby at the Stadio Olimpico.
The morning market here is one of Rome’s oldest, while in the evening the square’s bars and restaurants form one of the city centre’s main nightlife hubs.
In a city of great museums these two buildings, crammed full of Roman statuary and Renaissance paintings, are among the top-drawer attractions.
The city centre’s largest open space has plenty to occupy you – superb galleries, a zoo and a boating lake.
The most photographed of Rome’s monuments, and no wonder. In terms of size and ingenuity, it’s hard to beat.
Not the most beautiful church you’ll ever visit, but in terms of grandeur and significance, it may be the most impressive.
This evocatively overgrown corner of Testaccio is the final resting place of Keats and Shelley.
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