Rome is, always has been and always will be known as the great sacred city. It is packed with ancient Rome, architectural magnificence such as the Pantheon, the Arch of Constantine, the Collosseum and the Basilica of Maxentius. This historical city of ancient Rome is one of the remaining few that are protected by a bordering wall. There is SO much to see of Rome attractions and most tourists do not even know where to begin. Rome has way more than it’s most talked about ancient Rome structures.
A few must-see Rome attractions are:
- Fontana di Trevi (Trevi Fountain)
Located in the Piazza di Trevi
Completed in AD 126 as a temple to the Roman gods
Piazza della Rotonda
An ice cream shop
Located on Via degli Uffici del Vicario 40
- Bocca della Verita (Mouth of Truth)
Located in the Piazza della Bocca della Verita
- Borromini’s church of St Agnes
- Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers
- Galleria Borghese
Known for Renaissance and baroque paintings
- Sistine Chapel
Camp de’ Fiori
The city’s former flower market
Now home to many bars and restaurants
- Luzzi Restaurant
Via Celimontana 1
- Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola (Church of St Ignatius of Loyola)
- Palazzo Spada
Former palace, now a home to the Spada Gallery art collection
Via Capo di Ferro
- Teatro di Pompeo
Now is home to shops and restaurants
- Musei Capitolini (Capitoline Museums)
Dedicated to art and architecture
Piazza del Campidoglio
- Museo Atelier Canova-Tadolini
Was formerly Antonio Canova’s studio but is now a bar
Via del Babuino 150 A/B
- Roman Forum
Ruins of Imperial Rome
Entrances at Largo Romolo and Remo 5-6
- Sant’Andrea Della Valle Church
Dedicated to St Andrew the Apostle.
Corso Vittorio Emmanuele II
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French Riviera vacation rental guide, Museum visits
The French Riviera is well known as a great place to spend unforgettable holidays. The beach and year-round wonderful weather is what attracts tourists to the largest seaside resorts of the French Riviera such as Cannes, Nice, St Tropez or Monaco. Vacationers use the French Riviera vacation rental guide to find hotels or French Riviera vacation villas. As you may have suspected, the French Riviera vacation rental guide favors vacation rentals over hotels.
The French Riviera offers much more than just beach activities; it is has always been a magnet for artists. The most popular French painters and sculptors spent a lot of time in this unique area that inspired them with breathtaking landscapes and an exceptional quality of life. Travelers from all over the world go on museum visits while in town. Van Gogh, Gauguin, Giacometti, Chagall and Picasso are among a few of the many iconic artists that lived in the French Riviera. The French Riviera also called Cote D Azur is much more than just beautiful beaches and partying; it offers a rich artistic and cultural life. Vacationers may take a break from the beach and embark in an artistic adventure that will take them on museum visits and to artistic monuments. Here are the locations where art enthusiasts should go to discover incredible pieces of art on local museum visits.
Vacationers can relax in their vacation villa in Cannes or in their holiday homes in Antibes that they find in the French Riviera vacation rental guide and explore all the wonderful museums within a few minutes driving.