Must-see attractions for your itinerary
Vatican City, Borgo & Prati
Founded by Pope Julius II in the early 16th century and enlarged by successive pontiffs, the Vatican Museums boast one of the world's greatest art…
Everyone wants to see the Colosseum, and it doesn’t disappoint, especially if accompanied by tales of armored gladiators and hungry lions. More than any…
Vatican City, Borgo & Prati
In the city of outstanding churches, none can hold a candle to St Peter's, Italy’s largest, richest and most spectacular basilica. Built atop a 4th…
An impressive – if rather confusing – sprawl of ruins, the Roman Forum was ancient Rome's showpiece center, a grandiose district of temples...
Sandwiched between the Roman Forum and the Circo Massimo, the Palatino (Palatine Hill) is one of Rome's most spectacular sights. It's a beautiful,…
Dating from 1471, the Capitoline Museums are the world's oldest public museums, with a fine collection of classical sculpture.
With its revolutionary design, this awe-inspiring temple has served as an architectural blueprint for millennia.
With its showy fountains, baroque palazzi and colorful cast of street artists, hawkers and tourists, Piazza Navona is central Rome’s elegant showcase…
Expert guidance to help you plan your trip
Things to Know
Skip the Spanish Steps. Limit those churches. Don't eat pasta with a spoon. And 11 other things you need to know before visiting Rome.Read article
A trip to Rome is as much about lapping up the dolce vita lifestyle as gorging on art and culture. Here's a look at the city's top neighborhoods.Read article
From Rome's surrounding Lazio region to Florence, Naples and Pompeii, amazing sights are all within day-trip range of Italy’s capital.Read article
Money and Costs
There’s no need for the Eternal City to leave you eternally broke. The city offers myriad ways to visit in style while saving money.Read article
Find your way around in Rome with this guide to transportation and tickets.Read article
Free Things to Do
Visiting Rome on a budget? These are the best free experiences in Italy's capital city.Read article
Traveling with Kids
From the Colosseum to the catacombs, and sprawling parks to virtual time travel, Rome promises a memorable trip for the whole family.Read article
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