ITALY – ROME

To be honest, Rome is not my favorite Italian city. It’s a little too big and crowded. Of course, it’s full of history so it’s nice to visit for a couple of days.

Things to Do

Roman Forum – Free and next to the Colosseum

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The Roman Forum

Colosseum – costs to go inside, but not much.

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The Colosseum

Vatican City – St. Peter’s Bascilica is free.

Papal audience – You can also check into attending an audience with the pope (along with hundreds of other people). It’s like a rock concert.  It’s also free.  Ask at your hotel or check online to get tickets. It’s usually on Wednesdays.

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel – A bit expensive and the Sistine Chapel is small, but there are plenty more rooms and pieces of art to see. Takes about an hour to go through it all.

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St. Peter’s

(photo by Encyclopedia Britannica)

 

Trevi Fountain –  throw a coin over your shoulder while facing your back to the fountain. Very crowded. Try to come early if possible.

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Trevi Fountain

(photo by https://www.trevifountain.net/description.htm)

 

Food

Ditrambo
Piazza della Cancelleria 72

Very nice place located on Piazza della Cancelleria in Campo De’ Fiori. This area feels less touristy and if it’s a nice day, you can eat outside on the Piazza.

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Ditrambo

(photo by http://www.ristoranteditirambo.it)

 

 

 

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