Why you should visit Rome
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Discover why you should visit Rome
Are you thinking of going to a city in Europe, relatively close to Spain and you are not sure which one to choose? We tell you everything you can see and do and above all why visit Rome.
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District of El Trastevere
Undoubtedly, if there is a neighborhood full of charm and the most bohemian in Rome that is the Trastevere. At this point, you will not only be able to enjoy the charm that this city offers you in its maximum splendour but also restaurants that will allow you to enjoy first hand the best of Italian cuisine.
From this point, you can visit unique places such as Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere, take a walk through its cobbled streets and, of course, make a stop at its trattorias.
A place with its own name in Rome is undoubtedly the Trevi Fountain. A must visit not only for its imposing beauty but also to be able to ask for a wish, as it marks tradition. With no less than 20 meters wide and 26 meters high, along the journey you must plan to visit this place of unparalleled beauty.
In addition, you can fulfill the tradition of throwing a coin and make a wish. As a curiosity, such is the tradition that every year is extracted about 1 million euros in coins that are intended for charitable purposes.
Pantheon of Agrippa
Very close to the Trevi Fountain is also the Pantheon of Agrippa. It is a monument built in 126 AD, which serves as a tomb. You can go from Monday to Saturday from 8.30 to 19.30 hours and on Sundays from 9 to 18 hours free of charge.
Piazza di Spagna
Few places as famous in Rome as Piazza di Spagna and its famous and imposing staircase. Precisely this staircase was built in the eighteenth century and at the end of it is the Church of Trinitá dei Monti. In the same square is the Fontana della Barcaccia, designed by Bernini and which is a visual spectacle.
If you like Eurotrips, Piazza di Spagna is another mandatory stop.
Bocca della Verità
The bocca della verità is a symbol thanks to the cinema and you cannot miss it if you are going to visit Rome. It is located in the Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, and is a marble sculpture that has no less than 1.75 meters in diameter and 1300 kg in weight.
According to legend, the one who introduces the hand and says a lie will end up losing it. In any case, beyond the legend in question, it is a place that you cannot miss if you go to Rome. Probably one of the most interesting legends to discover among the trips around Europe.
Special mention for the Vatican. A place not to be missed and home to St Peter’s Square, the basilica and the Vatican Museums. Depending on the time you have, it is advisable to make one type of visit or another. For example, if you go with the right time it is best to visit the Sistine Chapel and see firsthand the frescoes of Michelangelo. If you can afford to spend a day watching the Vatican Museums and are art lovers, it will be a plan that you will love.
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