Roman Forum Tickets & Tours

Roman Forum

Roman Forum is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Rome. Since one ticket gets you access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, tourists almost always see them together.  These three attractions get more than four million tourists every year. The Forum features important structures and monuments, including temples, basilicas, arches, and government … Read more

Pompeii Tickets & Tours

Pompeii ruins

Thousands of years ago, Pompeii was a summer holiday destination for the rich and famous of the Roman Empire. However, a deadly volcanic eruption in 79 AD made Pompeii a heart-breaking historical showpiece. In less than 24 hours, Mount Vesuvius volcano reduced Pompeii to ashes but preserved it for eternity. Pompeii is renowned for its … Read more

Borghese Gallery Tickets & Tours

Borghese Gallery

You will love the Borghese Gallery in Rome if you are an art admirer. The Gallery (Galleria Borghese) is in the beautiful Villa Borghese Pinciana, a large park in the city’s heart. The gallery houses an impressive art collection, including sculptures, paintings, and antiquities, from the 15th to the 18th centuries. Once a private collection … Read more

Castel Sant’Angelo Tickets & Tours

Castel Sant Angelo in Rome

Castel Sant’Angelo is a fortress located on the right bank of the river Tiber, just outside Vatican City. Built between 135 and 139 AD, it is also known as Hadrian’s Tomb and the Angel’s Castle. The building has a distinctive cylindrical shape and is characterized by its towering cylindrical drum and a cone-shaped top. It … Read more

St Peter’s Basilica Tickets & Tours

St Peter’s Basilica

St Peter’s Basilica sits on top of the grave of St Peter, the first Pope of Christianity. Also known in Italian as Basilica di San Pietro, it is one of the world’s most renowned and significant religious and architectural landmarks. It is almost always seen with Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel because they are … Read more

Capitoline Museum Tickets & Tours

Capitoline Museum entry

Capitoline Museum is a collection of many Art and Archaeological Museums in Rome, Italy. The museums have been around since 1471 in some form and are the World’s oldest National museums. They are known for their impressive collection of ancient Roman art and artifacts. The museum’s collection features many sculptures, statues, paintings, and other works … Read more

Colosseum Facts – interesting info about the Roman Colosseum

Roman Colosseum facts

Counted among the Seven Wonders of the World, the Colosseum Amphitheatre is Rome’s most popular tourist attraction. More than 4 million tourists are estimated to visit the Roman Colosseum every year. Imagine the number of Colosseum tickets the Romans are selling! The Colosseum was originally called the Flavian Amphitheatre, named after the Emperors of the … Read more

Stained Glass Windows of Milan Cathedral

The Magnificent Stained Glass Windows of Milan Cathedral

Milan Cathedral (locally known as Duomo di Milano) was under construction when the architects in charge of the project decided it was time to create a set of windows to fill the apse.  This was at the beginning of the fifteenth century. The first pieces bear the signature of master glassmaker Michelino Da Besozzo.  At … Read more

Sistine Chapel Tickets & Tours

Sistine Chapel

If you are holidaying in Rome, visiting the Sistine Chapel is essential. The Sistine Chapel, earlier known as Cappella Magna, was restored by Pope Sixtus IV between 1477 and 1480 and is currently named after him. It is renowned for its stunning artwork, particularly the ceiling and altar wall frescoes painted by the Italian Renaissance … Read more

Roman Colosseum – tickets, prices, discounts, hours, night tours

Colosseum in Rome

The Colosseum is an oval-shaped amphitheater depicting Roman history’s beauty and tragedy. It is one of the most iconic and well-preserved examples of Roman architecture and is a symbol of the grandeur and engineering prowess of the Roman Empire. Every year, more than seven million tourists visit this 2000-year-old attraction, used for gladiatorial contests and … Read more

St Peter’s Basilica facts – interesting trivia for all

St Peters Basilica facts

St Peter’s Basilica is one of the largest churches in the world. It dominates tourism in Rome and is arguably the most stunning building in the city. More than 5 Million tourists visit this Roman Basilica every year. People worldwide visit St Peter’s Basilica to experience the grandeur of art, architecture, and culture. In terms … Read more

25 Pompeii graffiti that are raunchy, bawdy and totally hilarious

25 Pompeii graffiti

Someone once said, “Historians first learn to write on the walls.”  This statement is most accurate for the ruins of Pompeii, located at the foothills of Mount Vesuvius near Rome.  In 79 A.D., Mt Vesuvius erupted, destroying the whole town of Pompeii and killing around ten thousand people.  The city remained buried under volcanic ash … Read more

Best places for Christmas holidays with family

Best cities for Christmas holidays

Going on holiday during Christmas is the perfect gift you can give your kids and rest of the family. Traveling with the family means introducing your kids to new cultures, new food, and new languages – the kind of education schools don’t impart. While choosing a spot for your Christmas holiday with family you can … Read more