Summer season at its peak presents the perfect time to plan a vacation to Europe. Some call it a real heaven on earth, others simply call it magical, a Roman holiday is definitely unforgettable. Rome, Italy is renowned for its architecture, museums, restaurants and nightlife. This fascinating expedition begins right from the set-off. You can choose to cruise the Atlantic Ocean or get a perfect aerial view from air or even ride by train. Once there, there are some sites that are a must see to make your journey worthwhile.
This is also known as the ‘Holy Land’ where the Pope resides. If lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of him at St. Peter’s Square when he gives an audience. Walk in the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican museum and feast your eyes on Michael Angelo’s 16th century frescoes and remember to take a photo.
Step back 300 decades in history and walk where over 50,000 Romans gathered to watch bloody gladiatorial tournaments and wild animal hunts. Although such dramas do not take place currently, one cannot help but to imagine what it was like in the past millennia.
Campo de’ Fiori
Aside from feasting your eyes with amazing art, landscapes and architecture, you also get to feast upon lovely roman delicacies that will tantalize your taste buds. This historic center dates back from the Renaissance. A lovely place to sit back and relax in the evening after a long day of touring round the city, sipping on a glass of chilled prosecco while watching people.
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From Germany and France to Italy and England, European countries are full of flamboyant cosmopolitan cities with outstanding artistic, architectural and cultural displays globally. For students, a trip to this rich historic city will come in great handy when writing your school essay on Renaissance and Baroque art. One can find various essays online as well as photos regarding Rome and its enchanting features, but it is nothing compared to treading those sites and experiencing them first-hand.