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Latium - Landmarks

title: Arco di Costantino sunset Arch of Constantine  L Arc de Constantin

Arco di Costantino - sunset - Arch of Constantine – L’Arc de Constantin

Sunset at the Arch of Constantine.

title: Rome Fontana di Trevi Trevi Fountain  Fontaine de Trevi

Rome - Fontana di Trevi - Trevi Fountain – Fontaine de Trevi -

The Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) is the most famous fountain of Rome. It stands at the intersection of three roads, hence the name (tre vie = three roads in Italian). The Trevi Fountain was designed by Nicola Salvi and was completed in 1762. The central figures of the fountain are Neptune and two Tritons with two winged sea horses, one of which is wild while the other is calm. They represent the differing moods of the sea.

title: Piazza Venezia Vittorio

Piazza Venezia - Vittorio

This large sunny square is the true hub of Rome featuring the impressive equestrian statue of King Vittorio Emmanuele II.

title: Rome Piazza Navona il fascino di Roma

Rome -Piazza Navona - il fascino di Roma

Pigeons peacefully standing on the statutes placed in the Moor Fountain.

title: Rome Piazza Navona il fascino di Roma

Rome -Piazza Navona - il fascino di Roma

Pigeons peacefully standing on the statutes placed in the Moor Fountain.

title: Vatican Museums Amazing Exit

Vatican Museums Amazing Exit

Tourist descending the spiral exit ramp of The Vatican Museums, another architectural splendor of The Vatican City. The spiral staircase of the Vatican Museum is counted among the ten amazing staircases in the world. This stunning bronze balustrade is made up of two wrought iron stairways, one going up and one going down, that curve in a double helix.

title: Rome People at the Fontana di Trevi Trevi Fountain  Fontaine de Trevi

Rome - People at the Fontana di Trevi - Trevi Fountain – Fontaine de Trevi

Tourists gathered around the Fontana di Trevi, one of the most famous and popular tourist attractions in Rome. A legend says that throwing a coin into the fountain or drinking of its water ensures one’s return to Rome.

title: Rome Piazza Fountain Running water

Rome Piazza Fountain Running water

Running water flowing gently over the stones, making a soothing sound.

title: Vatican City arts

Vatican City arts

When in Rome, visiting The Vatican Museums is a must . Discover fantastic paintings, sculptures and architectural designs from arguably the most important collection of art in the world.

title: Colosseo night Colosseum  Le Colisee

Colosseo night Colosseum – Le Colisée

People walking around the Colosseum by night.

title: Ponte Sisto

Ponte Sisto

Ponte Sisto is a footbridge in Rome’s historic center, spanning the river Tiber.

title: Rome Fontana di Trevi  magical Trevi Fountain  Fontaine de Trevi

Rome -Fontana di Trevi – magical Trevi Fountain – Fontaine de Trevi

Tourists discover the magical setting of the Fontana di Trevi.

title: Campidoglio

Campidoglio

The existing design of the Piazza del Campidoglio and the surrounding palazzos was created by famed Renaissance artist and architect Michelangelo Buonarroti. The cordonata staircase designed by Michelangelo leads to the Piazza del Campidoglio. To the left is the staircase leading to Santa Maria in Aracoeli basilica.

title: Rome monuments

Rome monuments

Various monuments from Rome.

title: Colosseum point of view Le Colisee

Colosseum point of view - Le Colisée

View from the Colosseum, a major tourist attraction in Rome. The area surrounding the Colosseum is paved with the original ancient slabs of stone. Standing just outside the Colosseum is the Arch of Constantine, a triumphal arch erected to commemorate Constantine I’s victory over Maxentius at the battle of Milvian Bridge, on October 28, 312.

title: Colosseum point of view Le Colisee

Colosseum point of view Le Colisée

View from the Colosseum, a major tourist attraction in Rome. The area surrounding the Colosseum is paved with the original ancient slabs of stone. Standing just outside the Colosseum is the Arch of Constantine, a triumphal arch erected to commemorate Constantine I’s victory over Maxentius at the battle of Milvian Bridge, on October 28, 312.

title: Inside the Colosseum Le Colisee

Inside the Colosseum Le Colisée

Going inside the Colosseum, one can notice the arena and hypogeum, and the interior seating. An architectural marvel with colossal dimensions.

title: Italy Rome Piazza

Italy Rome Piazza

Running water flowing gently over the stones, making a soothing sound

title: Ponte Pietro Nenni

Ponte Pietro Nenni

Made of reinforced concrete, Ponte Pietro Nenni is a bridge in Rome, over which the only above-ground subway runs.

title: Arco di Costantino Arch of Constantine  L Arc de Constantin

Arco di Costantino - Arch of Constantine – L’Arc de Constantin

Located a short walk west of the Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine is a well-preserved monumental arch erected (sometime soon after 315) to commemorate the victory of Constantine, the first Christian emperor, over his rival Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge in 312. One of the largest arches built by the Romans, the arch of Constantine features a lot of fine sculptures.

title: Fontaine de Trevi Fontana di Trevi Trevi Fountain

Fontaine de Trevi - Fontana di Trevi - Trevi Fountain

Water flowing abundantly in the Trevi fountain, the largest and most famous Baroque fountain in Rome. The central figures of the fountain are Neptune (God of the sea), flanked by two Tritons. One struggles to master a "sea horse", and the other holds a far more docile animal. These symbolize the two contrasting moods of the sea. When in Rome, visiting the Trevi Fountain is a must.

title: Ponte Margherita

Ponte Margherita

The Ponte Regina Margherita, which consists of three arches, is more than 100m long and has a width of more than 50m.

title: Piazza Venezia Vittorio

Piazza Venezia - Vittorio

This large sunny square is the true hub of Rome featuring the impressive equestrian statue of King Vittorio Emmanuele II.

title: Rome Fountain

Rome Fountain

Located in the southern area of Piazza Navona, the Moor Fountain takes its name from the group of sculptures of the tank. Pigeons have found in it a safe refuge.

title: The Colosseo  by night Colosseum  Le Colisee

The Colosseo – by night Colosseum – Le Colisée

Night lights at the Colosseum.

title: Inside the Colosseum Le Colisee

Inside the Colosseum Le Colisée

Going inside the Colosseum, one can notice the arena and hypogeum, and the interior seating. An architectural marvel with colossal dimensions.

title: Colosseo at night Colosseum  Le Colisee

Colosseo at night Colosseum – Le Colisée

The Colosseum continues to attract tourists even by night…

title: Exit Vatican Museums

Exit –Vatican Museums

People sitting in sidewalk cafés in a comfortable atmosphere facing the Vatican Museums entrance where the above statues portray Michelangelo (left) and Raphael (right) supporting the coat of arms of Pius XI.

title: Rome Pantheon

Rome Pantheon

The pantheon surrounding area is lively with tourists from all over the world.

title: Colosseo s way Colosseum  Le Colisee

Colosseo's way Colosseum – Le Colisée

The way to the Colosseum is crowded by day.

title: Fontaine de Trevi Throwing coins Fontana di Trevi Trevi Fountain

Fontaine de Trevi - Throwing coins Fontana di Trevi - Trevi Fountain

Tourists tossing coins in the Trevi Fountain, under the sight of Neptune, to ensure their return to Rome, as the legend says.

title: Rome Fontana de Trevi people amazed Trevi Fountain  Fontaine de Trevi

Rome - Fontana de Trevi - people amazed Trevi Fountain – Fontaine de Trevi -

People amazed at the sight of the Trevi Fountain.

title: Rome Fontana di Trevi Trevi Fountain  Fontaine de Trevi

Rome - Fontana di Trevi - Trevi Fountain – Fontaine de Trevi

The Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) is the most famous fountain of Rome. It stands at the intersection of three roads, hence the name (tre vie = three roads in Italian). The Trevi Fountain was designed by Nicola Salvi and was completed in 1762. The central figures of the fountain are Neptune and two Tritons with two winged sea horses, one of which is wild while the other is calm. They represent the differing moods of the sea.

title: Arco di Costantino portals and statues Arch of Constantine  L Arc de Constantin

Arco di Costantino portals and statues - Arch of Constantine – L’Arc de Constantin

The Arch of Constantine has three portals and is richly decorated with statues and carved reliefs. Streets around it are covered with black paving stones. Horse-drawn carriages are ready to take you on a ride.

title: Rome Fountain

Rome Fountain

Located in the southern area of Piazza Navona, the Moor Fountain takes its name from the group of sculptures of the tank. Pigeons have found in it a safe refuge.

title: Rome People at the Fontana di Trevi Trevi Fountain  Fontaine de Trevi

Rome - People at the Fontana di Trevi - Trevi Fountain – Fontaine de Trevi -

Tourists gathered around the Fontana di Trevi, one of the most famous and popular tourist attractions in Rome. A legend says that throwing a coin into the fountain or drinking of its water ensures one’s return to Rome.

title: Santa Maria dei Miracoli Santa Maria di Montesanto facing the Piazza del Popolo

Santa Maria dei Miracoli - Santa Maria di Montesanto - facing the Piazza del Popolo

Santa Maria dei Miracoli and Santa Maria di Montesanto are two churches in Rome, often cited as "twin", due to their similar external appearance.

title: Rome Pantheon tourists

Rome - Pantheon - tourists

Tourists flock to the Pantheon, one of the best preserved buildings of ancient Rome.