6 of the Best Things to Do in Rome

April 2, 2015 Updated: April 2, 2015

The capital of Italy is one of the most famous cities in the world. Its roots echo throughout history, as remnants and relics of distant eras blend in with Rome’s modern-day cosmopolitan nature. These unique characteristics allow the city to stand as an attractive destination opportunity for different typologies of visitors: whether you are looking to seize Rome’s vibrant night life and youth culture or you are looking for an unforgettable journey through timeless culture, you are truly in for a treat.

“When in Rome” you really can’t miss the following top 6 attractions in the Italian capital:

Visit the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museum

The Sistine Chapel, located in the Apostolic Palace complex (the official residence of the Pope) and the Vatican Museum are two of the most popular attractions in the world, to the point that they reached the status of iconic landmarks of the city, in the eyes of tourists and locals alike. If you manage to make your way past the endless lines of visitors from all over the world who come to enjoy these attractions, you’ll have the chance to experience something unique. The Sistine Chapel is a stunning example of architecture and art, while the Vatican Museum is an outstanding parade of priceless treasures spanning from classic heritage (Roman, Greek) to the modern day.

Taste the Best Pizza in the World at Pizzarium

Italians surely know a thing or two about great pizza, and Pizzarium is definitely one of Rome’s hotspots for a tasty slice of the country’s favourite meal. From classic combinations that never go out of favor (staples such as Margherita, Marinara or Capricciosa are true pizza “evergreens”) to more adventurous flavors, Pizzarium offers a truly overwhelming selection of menu items. This isn’t only an establishment where to find great pizza: prices are more than fair, making for a budget-friendly lunch option. The restaurant is located in Via della Meloria, 43, 00136, Roma.

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Copyright © 2015 by A Luxury Travel Blog. This article was written by Olivier Templar-James and originally published on aluxurytravelblog.com.

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