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1 Sistine Chapel
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Rank: 12 About 278

The greatest masterpiece of humanity: the breathtaking Sistine Chapel. The paintings of the sixteenth century, were made by the greatest masters of the time but the most famous are the vault and the Last Judgement by Michelangelo.

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Address: Viale Vaticano

2 Piazza San Pietro
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Rank: 25 About 278

The colonnade embracing St. Peter's Square, designed by Bernini in the seventeenth century, consists of four rows of columns. Looking at a point indicated by the square as the "center of the Colonnade", the four seem to be a single file.

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Address: Piazza San Pietro

3 San Pietro in Montorio
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Rank: 37 About 278

On the slopes of the Janiculum, the Church of San Pietro in Montorio stands where, according to tradition, was crucified upside down by the Apostle Peter. In the cloister you can admire the temple of Bramante, a masterpiece of Renaissance art.

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Address: Piazza di San Pietro in Montorio, 2, 00153 Roma

4 Catacombs
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Rank: 45 About 278

Along the Appia Antica you can visit the Roman catacombs, where Christians were buried in the times of persecution. The best known are those of San Callisto, San Sebastiano, and not far away, Santa Domitilla.

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Address: Via Appia Antica 126

5 Giardino degli Aranci
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Rank: 47 About 278

Small park on the Aventine, the Orange Garden offers a splendid view over the Tiber to St. Peter. Look through the keyhole of the gate of the Priory of the Knights of Malta have a unique view of the Basilica.

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6 Ponte Sant'Angelo
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Rank: 51 About 278

Built by Emperor Hadrian in 134, Ponte Sant'Angelo is one of the most beautiful in Rome. Embellished with statues of angels, connecting with the Castel Sant'Angelo Bridge. From here you can take a boat for a romantic ride on the Tiber.

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7 Gianicolo
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Rank: 54 About 278

From the top of the Janiculum Rome seems even more fascinating. By day or at sunset, while the lights and the eternal city offers the best of themselves. The hill and its view are the perfect destination for any couple in love.

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Address: Passeggiata del Gianicolo, Roma

8 Foro Traiano
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Rank: 57 About 278

Important archaeological find of ancient Rome, Trajan's Forum is the latest and largest of the Fori Imperiali. It houses the Column of Trajan, built in the first century AD to celebrate the conquest of Dacia and perfectly preserved.

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Address: Via dei Fori Imperiali

9 Pincio
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Rank: 62 About 278

Immersed in the greenery of Villa Borghese, Pincio gardens offer a magnificent view of Rome. The "balcony" overlooking the Piazza del Popolo and the landscape is dominated by the dome of St. Peter, which stands on the right bank of the Tiber.

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Address: Viale Gabriele d'Annunzio, Roma

10 Auditorium Parco della Musica
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Rank: 67 About 278

Music, art, theater, the Auditorium Parco della Musica is the Roman temple of the arts. Every day you can tour the facility and participate in exhibitions and events. In the evening, however, in different rooms, there are concerts, from rock to opera.

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Address: viale Pietro de Coubertin

11 Scala Santa
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Rank: 83 About 278

The Scala Santa, homonymous sanctuary in San Giovanni in Laterano, Jesus would be judged from the first to be tried by Pontius Pilate. The 28 marble steps, covered with planks of walnut, are crossed by pilgrims on their knees.

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Address: Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano, 00184 Roma

12 Pasquino, the talking statue
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Rank: 128 About 278

Between the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, one of the statues of Pasquino was "talking", which were hung sheets and posters with satirical invective towards power. The "lampoons" still exist and the statue of Pasquino is now the only one to...

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13 Porta Magica
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Rank: 134 About 278

The Magic Door, or Alchemy, in the gardens of Piazza Vittorio Esquiline, is full of alchemical symbols and esoteric philosophy. It was built in '600 per villa Palombara. It was rebuilt 200 years later near the original position.

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Address: Via Giovanni Giolitti, 00185 ,

14 Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere
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Rank: 153 About 278

At night the square is the center of nightlife in the daytime but is showing its beauty. The church of Santa Maria in Trastevere dates back to the fourth century and is among the oldest in Rome, a mosaic at the top is enthroned Mary feeding the child.

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Address: Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere

15 Planetarium and Astronomical Museum
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Rank: 179 About 278

A full immersion in space: the Planetarium of Rome you can see the sky from the comfort of your armchair. The offer is completed by the Astronomical Museum, with exhibitions and events on the latest discoveries in astrophysics.

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Address: Piazza G. Agnelli 10 - 00144 Roma

16 casina delle civette
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Rank: 185 About 278

The hoot owls, home of Prince Torlonia, is now a museum with the largest collection of stained glass. With twenty rooms in the palace, there can be admired more than 70 windows a hundred sketches and preparatory drawings.

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Address: Via Nomentana, 70, Roma

17 Scuderie del Quirinale
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Rank: 186 About 278

Built in 700, the Palace of the Quirinal Stables has been completely renovated in the late '90s by the architect Gae Aulenti. With its 1,500 square feet, is home to many art exhibitions of international importance.

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Address: Via XXIV Maggio 16, Rome

18 Villa Medici (Académie de France)
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Rank: 225 About 278

Dating from the third century AD, Villa Medici is home of the French Academy in Rome. It hosts exhibitions, concerts and films. The gardens that surround it still retain the appearance they had in the sixteenth century.

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Address: Viale Trinità dei Monti, 1

19 Basilica di Massenzio
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Rank: 227 About 278

Impressive with its 35 meters high, the Basilica of Maxentius was the largest of Ancient Rome. Its construction dates from the fourth century AD, the northern bay has come down to us and is home to events like the Festival of Literature.

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Address: Piazza Santa Maria Nova 53

20 Basilica S. Agnese
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Rank: 228 About 278

Ancient Rome and Christianity: built on the ruins of an ancient building of Constantine, the Basilica of St. Agnes was built in the early seventh century and was remodeled several times. Inside there is access to the catacombs of St. Agnes.

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Address: Via di Santa Maria dell'Anima, 30/A, Rome

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