Visiting Rome this year? Visiting one of the world’s most beautiful and glamorous does not mean you have to try just pizza, throw a coin in the Trevi fountain and taste gelato. Your vacation memories should be much more than this. When you come to this beautiful city, don’t stay in a hotel room, take a vacation home rental in Rome before you go on to explore the most popular sights of the city. This will make your holiday all the way more memorable.
Each year thousands of tourist flock to Rome as the city has in store something for everyone, regardless of the age. Once visited, people feel like coming back to Rome again and again. Each time they visit, they are curious to try their hands at doing something new and they have a desire to live a little more of the local life.
The icons in the city of Rome are popular all around the world. They are steeped in history and they are the ones that gave birth to Rome as a modern and thriving metropolis. The monuments are mind blowing, jaw dropping and utterly beautiful. So here following are the key monuments that deserve a must visit. The added advantage is that they are located within walking distance from each other.
Trevi Fountain – Trevi fountain is the largest Baroque fountain in the city. The most surprising thing is that estimated €3000 of coins are thrown into the fountain per day. As per the legends one should throw two coins in the fountain. With one coin, you will have to make a wish while the other coin will make sure that you return to the eternal city. Sit here and listen to the flow of water. It’s always crowded but to avoid crowds, you can visit this place early morning or late at night.
Monument To Vittorio Emmanuele II – Monument to Vittorio Emmanuele II is the second most visited tourist destination. If you want to enjoy the best view of Vittorio Emanuele II, walk up Via del Corso. It’s large and beautiful, and you can also take a drive through the tall Piazza Venezia. You will surely appreciate its huge size upon visiting this monument.
The Pantheon – The amazing architectural structure was originally built as a temple for all the Gods of ancient Rome. The dome of Pantheon is the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome. The place has been used as a Roman Catholic Church since the 7th century. Visit inside and take in the spectacular views of the beautiful interior and the shining light that comes from the center of the dome which opens to the sky.
Spanish Steps – Known as La Scalinata Della Trinità dei Monti in Italian, the Spanish steps is a set of 138 steps located in Piazza Spagna – the center of the city. It is the perfect place for people to meet and greet. Climb up this wildest staircase in Europe to reach the church of rinità Dei Monti that sits atop of these stairs. At the foot of the stairs lies Bernini’s famous Fontana della Barcaccia (fountain).
If you want to enjoy Rome like locals, do visit these monuments and experience every bit of these places. Book your vacation home rental in Rome and make your vacation a staycation. At Boutique Home Roma, we make sure that you have a gala time being part of the Roman culture and while visiting the above mentioned monuments. Do share with us which one is your favorite monument in this eternal city!