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24 Hours in Rome

Known as the eternal city due to its outstanding architecture and long history, Rome is one of the worlds most thrilling and beautiful cities. What is it that makes Rome the city to visit? Here are our highlights - enjoy!

1. Make a wish at the Trevi Fountain

The main attraction that visitors flock to see is the Trevi Fountain. The statue of King Neptune and his sea horses are a must see attraction in Rome. Throw a coin into the fountain and make a wish, you never know it may come true.

2. History of the Vatican

The Vatican Museum in Rome houses the most fabulous masterpieces placed in palaces that were originally built for the renaissance Pope. The highlight of visiting the Vatican is the Sistine Chapel with its sophisticated mural painted by Michelangelo. Discover the smallest country in the world, located in the centre of Rome.

3. View the Italian artwork

Housed in the former villa, Borghese Pinciana is mainly known for its beautiful gardens. Apart from the gardens, they are known to house many collections of paintings, sculptures and antiques.

4. Fight to the end

Another main attracion is none other than the Colosseum. Travel back to AD80 and imagine the gladiators storming the stage to fight for glory. Still standing after all these years, it will give you a slight idea as to why Rome is known as the Eternal city.

5. Europe's widest staircase

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Rome’s most famous steps, known as Scalinata Spagna, is not only Rome’s most popular gathering spot, but it is also the widest staircase in Europe.

6. Ice ice baby

Take a break and enjoy a traditional Italian gelato. Many creameries are known as the modern day Willy Wonka thanks to the many experimental flavours they produce, you can expect to see many crazy and original flavours of gelato.

7. Temple, church and gallery

The Pantheon is another must see attraction that was originally built as a temple to the Gods of Ancient Rome. It is open to the public and used as a church. It is one of the most preserved buildings of all Ancient Rome buildings.

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