Top Lazio Tourist Attractions

The Sistine Chapel in Rome is named for Sixtus IV della Rovere, who was Pope from 1471 to 1484. The interior walls of the chapel are covered in exquisite frescoes painted by some of the greatest Italian artists in history, including Perugino, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, and of course Michelangelo, who painted the stunning frescoes which adorn the ceiling... read more arrow
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You are standing in a courtyard, surrounded by hundreds of other people who are equally awed by the majesty of the sights that you are all seeing. Before you, over 400 feet tall and almost 400 years old, rises the magnificent Saint Peter's Cathedral... read more arrow
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The Villa Borghese is a large natural park in Rome. It contains a few buildings, attractions and hosts the Galleria Borghese museum... read more arrow
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The Roman Forum, the heart of Rome. The citizens of ancient Rome spent a good part of their days there... read more arrow
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The Trevi Fountain is one of the most popular, and photographed, fountain in the world. This grand fountain, most likely the most beautiful one in Rome, is located in the Quirinale district and is clearly the masterpiece of the small Trevi square... read more arrow
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The Spanish Steps is another very popular attraction that is located in the heart ("Centro Historico") of Rome. It is also one of Rome's favourite romantic spot and one of the most popular's city landmark... read more arrow
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Saint Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, surrounded by the city of Rome, is a sight that delights the eye and captures wonder and beauty from every angle. With a dome that may have helped to inspire Saint Paul's Cathedral in London among others, Saint Peter's rises over Vatican City like a shining star... read more arrow
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The roman coliseum ("colosseum" or "colosseo") is probably the most ancient world renowned monument in Rome. It was one of the very first roman amphitheatres to be built... read more arrow
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Piazza Navona Fountain & Statues
From always, the Piazza Navona is synonymous with joy, festivities and popular entertainment... read more arrow
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The Castel Sant'Angelo, also known as the Mausoleum of Hadrian, is located in the district of Borgo, in Rome. This cylindrical building was built on the right bank of the river Tiber between 135 and 139 AD... read more arrow
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One part of the eternal city that epitomizes the free willed spirit of Rome is the Piazza Campo de'Fiori. A large languid city square in the heart of Rome, it is a place where you can hear the Roman heart-beat... read more arrow
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Imposing and elegant, the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls - built in the 4th century - is one of Rome's four papal basilicas. About 2 km outside the Aurelian Walls (after which the basilica is named), this massive Roman church - and the second largest after St... read more arrow

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Most tourists are unaware of the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran, located over the Celio Hill on the south side of Rome... read more arrow

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Rising above the trendy neighborhood Trastevere, south of the Vatican, is set the Janiculum Hill (Gianicolo in Italian). Some people consider it as the eighth hill of Rome... read more arrow

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The Roman Ghetto (the oldest Jewish community in all of Europe) was established in 1555 on the banks of the Tiber. Here, until 1870, the city’s Jewish population was forced to live behind a walled gate, under severe restrictions and controlled by the Pope... read more arrow

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Once you've gotten a taste of the works of Renaissance master Caravaggio, you might want to head to the San Luigi dei Francesi church, to admire his most powerful works.

Located between Piazza Navona and the Pantheon, this opulent baroque church is home to a celebrated trio of Caravaggio paintings: the Vocazione di San Matteo (The Calling of Saint Matthew), the Martirio di San Matteo (The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew) and San Matteo e L’Angelo (Saint Matthew and the Angel), known together as the Saint Matthew cycle... read more arrow

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Giorgio De Chirico spent thirty years living and working in the 17th-century “Palazzetto dei Borgognoni” in Piazza di Spagna in the center of Rome, the city's cultural and artistic heart.

De Chirico – who passed away 40 years ago - is known to have produced artwork in the neoclassical and neo-Baroque style and his works are also featured in art institutions like the Guggenheim... read more arrow

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Just like Milan, Rome is a cult for shopping. The eternal city is full of elegant shops, megastores and big brands shops, in the city center or on the outskirts... read more arrow

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Ponte Sisto, or Sisto Bridge, is one of the most famous bridges in Rome crossing the Tiber River and connecting Rome’s historic center with the charming Trastevere neighborhood, where laundry swings overhead and flowers burst from window boxes.

The Ponte Sisto offers one of the most beautiful perspectives on Rome’s skyline, from the Janiculum Hill in the west to the St... read more arrow

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Pope Francis holds a Papal Audience in St. Peter’s Square every Wednesday morning at 10:30 am that usually runs 60-90 minutes... read more arrow

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Italians have been doing quality street food much longer than some of us might think. Italians do a parade around the piazza with gelato, or slice of pizza in their hand... read more arrow

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The Vatican Museums, located in the Vatican City in Rome, are public museums devoted to displaying works of art and sculpture from collections owned by the Roman Catholic Church. These museums are an exceptionally popular destination, receiving well over three million visitors every year... read more arrow
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Medieval Rome at its most earthiest and in some areas, its most charming – that is Trastevere. Its name means "over the Tiber", as it is separated from central Rome by this river that streams through the city... read more arrow
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The catacombs around Rome are places that always fascinated visitors. Going back to the first century, Christian Romans did not have their place to burry their dead... read more arrow
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The building of the Roman Pantheon was begun in 27 BC, commissioned by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa. At that time, it was a classical temple, with a gabled roof supported by a colonnade... read more arrow
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