Rome sightseeing highlights

8 places

Trevi Fountain

Monument

Europe, Italy, Rome

For good luck, throw three coins into the fountain, using your right hand and throwing them over your left shoulder. The first coin is so that you return to Rome, the second to find love, and third to get married.

Pantheon

Tourist Attraction

Europe, Italy, Rome

Read Raphael's beautiful sarcophagus inscription: "Here lies Raphael, by whom Nature feared to be outdone while he lived, and when he died, feared that she herself would die".

Colosseum

Tourist Attraction

Europe, Italy, Rome

Buy the combo ticket at the Roman Forum first and fly past all the people waiting in line at the Colosseum.

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Church

Europe, Italy, Rome

Do not forget to visit Bernini's grave within the basilica, it's on the north eastern part of the hall and it's on the floor.

Musei Vaticani

Museum

Europe, Italy

If you arrive before noon, expect long lines. Come in the afternoon to see a much smaller crowd.

Palatine Hill

Tourist Attraction

Europe, Italy, Rome

There is a natural spring for drinking just below the Palatino to your west, down the stairs if you're looking at the Palatino from above.

Vittoriano

Tourist Attraction

Europe, Italy, Rome

Pay the extra fee to take an elevator up to the top. The views are amazing!

St. Peter's Basilica

Church

Europe, Italy

Catch beautiful sunlight inside the cathedral during sunsets. The best time for taking pictures!