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A heady mix of haunting ruins, awe-inspiring art and vibrant street life, Italy’s hot-blooded capital, Rome, is one of the world’s most romantic cities. Lording over the skyline, is St Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican’s epic showpiece church. On this board, you'll find itineraries for Rome, guides to Rome's must see sites and destinations, and guides to Rome's world class museums and ancient ruins. If you need things to do and see in Rome or need day trips from Rome, you'll find it here.

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Visitor's Guide To St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City

Planning a trip to Rome? Put the breathtaking St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City on your itinerary. In this guide, I give you an overview of the top 20 things to see at St. Peter's Basilica, as well as important must know tips for visiting. St. Peter's Basilica is the most famous church in Christendom. Designed by Bramante, Raphael, and Michelangelo, it's a true Renaissance masterpiece. It may be the most ornate space you've ever stepped foot inside, filled with precious treasures.

Guide To the Vatican Pinacoteca: the Hidden Treasures of the Vatican Museums

Guide To the Vatican Pinacoteca: the Hidden Treasures of the Vatican Museums

Here's my guide to visiting the Vatican Pinacoteca, the Vatican's picture gallery. It's one of the world's best small museums. I identify 18 masterpieces in the Pinacoteca and give you tips for visiting the renowned, but largely secret, art gallery. More than 7 million people visit the Vatican each year. But very few realize that there's more to the Vatican than the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel. In the Pinacoteca, you'll find masterpieces by Leonardo, Caravaggio, Giotto, and Raphael.

Visitor's Guide To St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City

Visitor's Guide To St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City

Planning a trip to Rome? Put the breathtaking St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City on your itinerary. In this guide, I give you an overview of the top 20 things to see at St. Peter's Basilica, as well as important must know tips for visiting. St. Peter's Basilica is the most famous church in Christendom. Designed by Bramante, Raphael, and Michelangelo, it's a true Renaissance masterpiece. It may be the most ornate space you've ever stepped foot inside, filled with precious treasures.

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Guide To the Michelangelo Frescos in the Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo's stunning Sistine Chapel frescos are the undisputed highlight of a visit to the Vatican Museums in Rome. The chapel boasts some of the most famous paintings in the history of art. In this Vatican guide, I unfold and explain the Sistine Chapel. I give you an overview and analysis of the beautiful frescos, so you'll know what you're looking at when you visit. It's incredibly important to unpack Michelangelo's work before stepping into the chapel.

Here's my guide to visiting the Vatican Pinacoteca, the Vatican's picture gallery. It's one of the world's best small museums. I identify 18 masterpieces in the Pinacoteca and give you tips for visiting the renowned, but largely secret, art gallery. More than 7 million people visit the Vatican each year. But very few realize that there's more to the Vatican than the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel. In the Pinacoteca, you'll find masterpieces by Leonardo, Caravaggio, Giotto, and Raphael. Rome Travel, Italy Travel, Visiting The Vatican, Museum Guide, Day Trips From Rome, Best Travel Guides, Sistine Chapel, Visit Italy, Hidden Treasures

Guide To the Vatican Pinacoteca: the Hidden Treasures of the Vatican Museums

Here's my guide to visiting the Vatican Pinacoteca, the Vatican's picture gallery. It's one of the world's best small museums. I identify 18 masterpieces in the Pinacoteca and give you tips for visiting the renowned, but largely secret, art gallery. More than 7 million people visit the Vatican each year. But very few realize that there's more to the Vatican than the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel. In the Pinacoteca, you'll find masterpieces by Leonardo, Caravaggio, Giotto, and Raphael.

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20+ Amazing Museums in Rome Italy

Here's my comprehensive guide to the best museums in Rome, the Eternal City, which I find eternally fascinating. My guide explores the mainstream must see museums. But, because I love to hunt for treasure, I've also included some of Rome's secret hidden gems and off the beaten path museums.

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27 Ways To Travel Virtually To Rome Italy

Bella Roma! Here's my guide to the best virtual tours of Rome Italy. You can explore the beautiful and historic city from the comfort of your home. This guide takes you to Rome's best must see sites and some hidden gems -- Roman ruins, iconic landmarks, famous museums, ornate churches, and secret underground sites.

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Rome's Stunning Secret Palace Museums

Here's my guide to the12 best secret palace museums in Rome Italy. These elegant Renaissance and Baroque palazzos are art-filled oases minus the crowds. The private palazzos hold astonishing art collections amid sumptuously decorated apartments. Most of these lovelies are hidden gems and unusual things to do in Rome.

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Off the Beaten Path Rome: Stunning Hidden Gems in Rome

Here's my guide to visiting 33 off the beaten path hidden gems in Rome. Rome is so densely packed with ancient sites that it's impossible to see them all. That leaves some amazing sites you can visit without tourists and interminable lines -- underrated museums, new archaeological sites, and overlooked landmarks.

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Guide To the Roman Ruins of Hadrian's Villa Outside Rome

Here's my guide to visiting Hadrian's Villa (Villa Adriana) in Tivoli Italy. Historic Tivoli lies just 20 miles east of Rome. It's the perfect day trip from Rome, especially for archeology lovers and history buffs. Here you can explore the evocative ruins of Emperor Hadrian's palace, the greatest villa of ancient Rome.

Planning a trip to Rome and looking for some unusual things to do? This is the ultimate guide to buying and using Rome's new S.U.P.E.R. Pass. This special pass gets you into some amazing restricted archaeological sites on Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. Some of these sites have just recently opened to the public and are still hidden gems and off the readam destinations in Rome. If you're a history buff, the SUPER pass is for you! Rome Itineraries | Best Things To Do in Rome | Roman Ruins Rome Travel, Italy Travel, Rome Itinerary, Day Trips From Rome, Palatine Hill, The Great Fire, Roman Forum, Adventure Bucket List, Imperial Palace

How To Use The Rome S.U.P.E.R. Pass

Planning a trip to Rome and looking for some unusual things to do? This is the ultimate guide to buying and using Rome's new S.U.P.E.R. Pass. This special pass gets you into some amazing restricted archaeological sites on Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. Some of these sites have just recently opened to the public and are still hidden gems and off the readam destinations in Rome. If you're a history buff, the SUPER pass is for you! Rome Itineraries | Best Things To Do in Rome | Roman Ruins

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22 Gorgeous Rome Airbnbs That Will Blow You Away

Visiting the Eternal City? Discover the best Rome Airbnbs in the city center — from gorgeous penthouses to romantic jacuzzi suites!

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Why You Need To See Palazzo Valentini In Rome - Corinna B's World

Most tourists know nothing about this place, but you need to add it to your Rome itinerary! Find out why this is one of my favorite things to do in Rome...

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14 Fabulous Facts You Need To Know About Piazza Navona - Corinna B's World

Piazza Navona is one of the loveliest piazzas in all of Italy, and after Piazza San Pietro is the second most popular piazza in Rome. A must see when you are in the Eternal City Piazza Navona is not only beautiful but also is full of interesting facts, here are 14 of them!

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Ultimate Guide To Visiting Villa d'Este

Here's my complete guide to visiting the UNESCO-listed Villa d'Este in Tivoli Italy. Villa d'Este is the lush and watery country estate and gardens of a Catholic cardinal. It makes the perfect day trip escape from Rome. The sumptuous late Renaissance estate is a playground of whimsy, topped with a frescoed villa.