By Neha Yadav
Published Apr 14, 2024

Hindustan Times
Lifestyle

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5 stunning places to visit in Rome

Rome is home to majestic grandeur and magnificent architecture worth exploring. From the splendid Colosseum to the ancient baths of Caracalla, here are 5 stunning places to explore in Rome. 

Colosseum

This ancient oval amphitheater was built during the Roman Empire and is one of the greatest architectural wonders of the world. The Colosseum was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980.

St Peters Basilica

St Peters Basilica is a popular church located in the Vatican City of Rome. It is considered one of the holiest Catholic shrines in the world. 

Ancient baths of Caracalla

This place is one of the largest thermal complexes in the world. It was built by Emperor Septimius Severus and Caracalla. Dubbed the Specchio, or mirror in Italian, the ancient baths of Caracalla are rectangular in shape.

Roman Forum

The Roman Forum is a notable plaza surrounded by the ruins of ancient buildings and monuments dating back to the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

Trevi Fountain

This magnificent Baroque masterpiece is a part of one of the most iconic landmarks in Rome. It was designed by Nicola Salvi in the 18th century. It features beautiful sculptures of sea gods and mythical creatures.