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Colosseo - Palatino - Fori- Campidoglio
Few words can adequately describe the simply breathtaking view which may be enjoyed from the Terrace of the Quadrigas on top of the Monument to Victor Emamuel II, the Vittoriano or the Altar of the[...]
Here the real taste may be savoured of ancient Rome: old monuments, mesmerizing ruins covering an area stretching from the Colosseum to Campidoglio.
Centre stage is undoubtedly dominated by the impressive Colosseum. Rome’s most important symbol which each year attracts thousands of visitors. So as to avoid long queues, we suggest purchasing a Roma Passwhich gives free priority admission to two monument-museums of your choice.
However the area surrounding the Flavian Amphitheatre also offers a great deal that is definitely not to be missed: the Palatine, where the first chapter of the history of Rome was written with Romulus’ killing of his brother Remus; the Roman Forum, the administrative, civic and business centre of ancient Rome and the Imperial Forum, built by various emperors when the old forum proved too cramped.
Above the Forums rises one of the seven hills of Rome, the Campidoglio. Highly significant from both a political and religious perspective, today it serves as the city hall, the offices of the Mayor of Rome.