Panorama of Rome( 50 pics) - A walk through the capital of Italy

  • Mar 09, 2018
Rim-panorama-foto_04 Panorama of Rome reflects the history of three thousand years of existence, the spiritual city

is no coincidence that the capital of Italy - Rome skyline, which reflects the history of three thousand years of existence, the spiritual city. This is one of the most visited tourist places in the world, as historical, architectural memorials of the epoch of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance have been preserved here. The city is located on the Tiber River and is considered unique, because in its very center is a separate state - the Vatican( the capital of Catholicism).

Rim-panorama-foto_16 Rome - one of the most visited tourist destinations of the world, as there remain historic, architectural reminder of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance
Rim-panorama-foto_11 visiting scenic spots of Rome, tourists dipped in the wisdom of generations, which is sealed in every building, sculpture, museum
Rim-panorama-foto_05 Breathe greatness of previous generations and the romance of the modern Europe can be right here
Rim-panorama-foto_ Panorama of ancient Rome

visiting scenic spots of Rome, dipped into the tourist generations wisdomNij, which is sealed in every building, sculpture, museum. The greatness of previous generations and the romance of modern Europe can be inhaled here.

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  • 1 greatness and Vatican power
  • 2 Commercial Street Rome
  • 3 Beautiful Street Rome
  • 4 famous monument Italy - Colosseum
  • 5 The parks of the city amaze with beauty and splendor
  • 6 Fountains of Rome

The greatness and power of the Vatican

The Vatican is a state located in the western part of Rome on the right bank of the Tiber. Founded in 1929 for the spiritual ministers of the Roman Catholic Church. Here is the residence of the Pope. The population is 1000 people.
The Vatican's territory is surrounded by medieval walls to define the boundaries. Inside there are whole palace complexes that conquer grandeur and mystery. In Italy, there are individual objects that belong to the Vatican. These are educational institutions, the summer residence of the pope, the radio station Santa Maria di Gallery, the Basilica of San Giovanni in Lutherno.

Rim-panorama-foto_30 The Vatican is a state located in the western part of Rome on the right bank of the Tiber
Rim-panorama-foto_46 St. Peter's Cathedral in gold
Rim-panorama-foto_47 St. Peter's Cathedral is considered the greatest creation that Donato Bramante designed

Thousands of tourists and pilgrims travel to Rome to seeAn excellent panorama of St. Peter's Square. A twenty-five-meter obelisk rises in the center, and around it are architectural and historical monuments. The main one is St. Peter's Cathedral. He is considered the greatest creation. It was designed by Donato Bramante. Colonnade of 284 columns, created by Lorenzo Bernini, surrounds the square. The facade of the building is designed to the smallest detail by Karl Maderna, and the creation of Michelangelo, with which the cathedral is crowned, still causes astonishment and awe.

Rim-panorama-foto_44 Thousands of tourists and pilgrims travel to Rome to see the superb panorama of St. Peter's Square. In the center stands an obelisk dvadtsatipyatimetrovy, and around - the architectural and historical monuments
Rim-panorama-foto_07 That is the residence of the Vatican Pope
Rim-panorama-foto_41 St. Peter's Basilica

Tip! If you climb the dome of St. Peter's Cathedral, you can see the best panorama of Rome. For a walk choose the dawn. It is at this time that the city wakes up and begins to "breathe".

Shopping streets of Rome

For 29 centuries of Rome was not only the economic and political center of Italy, but also throughout Europe. On each street tourists will find the historical value and beauty of the panoramic view.

Roman streets, which must certainly be visited, are conditionally divided into three types:

  • shopping;
  • central;
  • the most beautiful.
Rim-panorama-foto_26 Piazza di Spagna is considered the center of expensive brand stores. Also here is the Spanish Steps and the Borkachcho Fountain
Rim-panorama-foto_10 On every street tourists will find historical value and beauty of the panoramic view
Rim-panorama-foto_09 cozy alleys hidden small shops and restaurants

Shoppers come to the city to admire not only the streets, but also the contents of the windows. Among the many shopping streets to highlight is the Via del Corso and Via Vittoria. Here, shop windows are stretched, where you can cheaply skimp.

The center of brands is Piazza di Spagna. Here, a connoisseur of quality and expensive things will feel comfortable. The main attractions are the Spanish Steps, the Baccaccia Fountain and the Trinita dei Monti Church. In the young part is the palace of Spain led by the column "Immaculate".

Luxurious and elegant in the street Via dei Condotti. It is considered the oldest and is located in the historical center. On it there are shops of manufacturers with a world name.

Rim-panorama-foto_03 Rome is full of panoramic grounds, from where the chic city view opens
Rim-panorama-foto_02 Romantic lovers can enjoy the magical sunsets
Rim-panorama-foto_45 Piazza di Spagna and Via Condotti - a place of pilgrimage of shopaholics around the world

Jewelry, jewelry and designer bags forTaste can be found on Via Cola di Rienzi. The street is located north of the Vatican. The same area adjacent to it is a sample of the Umbertine style of the late 19th century.

Fast food restaurants are located on the main food market in Rome. It's called Campo di Fiori. The terrain is disorderly, as the houses of merchants and inns are mixed here. Earlier on a rectangular square, executions were carried out.

Rim-panorama-foto_ Pantheon - the Temple of all the gods
Rim-panorama-foto_20 Rome peacefully coexist history and modernity
Rim-panorama-foto_32 Church of St. Mary de Laurent

Tip! Walking in the streets of Rome, you should watch things. Small thieves can spoil the day and the impression of shopping.

Beautiful streets of Rome

In Rome, all the streets can be called beautiful. However, the most fantastic and unique types of tourists celebrate Via dei Coronari and Via Giulia.

Via dei Coronari is located near the bridge of Saint Angela. Famous for selling crowns of roses for pilgrims, who keep their way to St. Peter's Cathedral and trade in religious things. At one time in the adjoining neighborhoods lived well-known courtesans.

Rim-panorama-foto_33 In Rome, all the streets can be called beautiful
Rim-panorama-foto_31 Every turn is imbued with the Italian atmosphere
Rim-panorama-foto_21 Street cafes adjoin historical buildings
Rim-panorama-foto_23 St. Angel's Bridge

Architectural value is represented by the sacred niche created by Antonio de Sangallo. In it is an image depicting the Coronation of the Virgin from the artist Perino del Vaga. The image to this day has been preserved in poor condition.

In the historic center of Rome for a mile and a half Via Giulia street is forgiven. It represents the alternation of palaces and houses for the Florentine diaspora and private houses with shops in the facade.

Rim-panorama-foto_12 Bridge and Castle St. Angelo
Rim-panorama-foto_40 Stunning views are open to any elevation
Rim-panorama-foto_25 Capitol Square - the center of political life in Ancient Rome

its grandeur and beauty is also highlighted street Imperial Forum. It affects archaeological artifacts and has a huge historical value. From ancient temples there were massive columns and walls with paintings on stone. Here are the forums of Julius Caesar, Augustus, Trajan, Nerves and the Temple of Peace. Each of them represents the best architectural pattern of its era.

Tip! Many memos are almost not preserved in its original form, so it is important that the traveler has knowledge of the history of street creation and a living imagination.

Famous monument of Italy - Colosseum

Flavian amphitheater is one of the most famous monuments of architecture of Ancient Rome. For a long time the Colosseum was visited as a place of entertainment. Mostly there were gladiatorial fights, sea battles and animal baiting. During his existence, he suffered from fires and destruction, but most of the memo was preserved until today.

Rim-panorama-foto_08 Flavian amphitheater - one of the most famous monuments of ancient Rome
Rim-panorama-foto_13 For a long time the Coliseum was visited as a place for entertainment. Mostly there were held gladiatorial contests, naval battles and animal baiting
Rim-panorama-foto_14 During its existence he suffered from fires and destruction, but the majority of memos survived until today

Among the architectural features of buildings Architects release:

  • elegance and simplicity of design: the central arenaElliptical shape is surrounded by places for spectators;
  • on the radius of the arena lie the walls of tuff;
  • exterior wall of the amphitheater reaches fifty meters( the height of a twelve-storey house);
  • eighty radial walls create original compartments of the structure;
  • in each compartment with a separate entrance is placed about 650 people;
  • four tiers create an outer wall( the lower lower and three lower arches);
  • facing the amphitheater is made of marble( in time was removed for the construction of palaces and churches).

Today, the Colosseum is a source of admiration for visitors, although earlier this place had seen a lot of horror and blood. The amphitheater is open for tourists from nine in the morning until late at night.

Rim-panorama-foto_15 outer wall of the amphitheater reaches fifty meters( the height of the twelve-story building)
Rim-panorama-foto_22 Today, the Colosseum is the admiration of visitors, although previously this place has seen a lot of horror and blood

Tip! The Colosseum has been restored for a long time, but still you can see here in its original form the underground corridors for catapults, from which animals were released in ancient times. Be sure to visit this monument to plunge into the epoch of gladiators and brave warriors.

The parks of the city amaze with beauty and splendor

A separate category of Rome's attractions can be identified parks. They are all well-kept and green. Not a single traveler will not be indifferent to the monuments of different eras, observation platforms and magnificent gardens with villas.

Villa Borghese occupies 85 acres and begins on the hill of Pincho, from which the most beautiful panorama of Rome opens. Here you can relax under the thick green trees, visit the Galleria Borghese and appreciate the splendor of the collections, take a stroll in the Biopark with animals, watch a movie, have a jog and even ride on rented bikes. It is allowed to have small picnics, feed ducks and go boating. Green park will be remembered for a long time.

Rim-panorama-foto_37 Villa Borghese - the perfect place for a leisurely pastime

House or Villa Torlonia, Mussolini - a monumental complex with a beautiful garden. An excellent example of neoclassicism architecture. Here you can enjoy the amazing nature and beauty of the antique statues that all generations of the Torlonia family have collected.

Rim-panorama-foto_38 House or Villa Torlonia, Mussolini - a monumental complex with a wonderful garden

richest park of fauna diversity - Villa Ada. It is located in the north of Rome. Here you can enjoy a large lake, cypresses, palm trees and even pines. The park is popular with locals, because here you can skate in winter and learn gymnastic routes in the summer.

Rim-panorama-foto_39 richest park of fauna diversity - Villa Ada

Park Celio located between the Colosseum and the Baths of Caracalla. It is a small green oasis where you can retire with your thoughts and forget about the frailty of everyday life. Magnificent nature gives wisdom and strength. The villa, which is located here, is the residence of geographers, because it stores important maps of Italy.

Villa Pamfili is located in the area of ​​the hill of Janicolo. This green and huge park welcomes visitors with fresh greens, beautiful flowers, well-groomed shrubs. In the warm season, they go to picnics and photo sessions. You can participate in special cycling tours.

Rim-panorama-foto_24 Villa Pamphili welcomes visitors with fresh greens, beautiful flowers, well-groomed shrubs

Tip! To rest morally, to enjoy the pristine nature, you should definitely visit the Roman parks. Each of them is good in its own way and will not leave anyone indifferent.

Fountains of Rome

In Rome there are nine main fountains, the panoramic view of which captures and awakens the imagination.

  • Aqua Virgo is an aqueduct that supplies three fountains at once: Trevi, Barkaccha and Four rivers. It is a clean source with fresh water. Favorite place of tourists.
Rim-panorama-foto_48 In Rome, there are nine main fountains, the panoramic view of which captures and evokes the imagination.
  • The Barcaccia Fountain is designed in the Baroque style. It is located on the Plaza of Spain and looks like a half-submerged boat. This is a kind of monument to the flood of 1598, during which a boat was flooded in the square.
Rim-panorama-foto_19 Fountain of Barkachev is similar to a semi-submerged boat
Rim-panorama-foto_42 Beautiful view of the fountain and the Spanish staircase
  • The meta Sudanas is a fountain that was located on the Coliseum square until 1963.Now, from him, practically nothing remains. However, people who walk in this area, argue that the place is full of strength, freedom, because earlier in the fountain swam gladiators.
  • The Triton Fountain was designed by Lorenzo Bernini. It still works today. It represents 4 dolphins with a huge shell on their tails, in which there is a statue of Triton. Not far from the building is a fountain of bees( also Bernini's work).
Rim-panorama-foto_18 Triton's Fountain designed by Lorenzo Bernini
  • Fontana dei Dioscuri located in front of the Quirinale Palace. Until now, the version has survived since 1818, when Pope Pius Six ordered a new version from Raffaele Stern. Supplemented with an obelisk from the Field of Mars.
Rim-panorama-foto_17 Fontana dei Dioscuri supplemented obelisk to the Champs de Mars
  • Trevi Fountain was built by architect Nicola Salvi in ​​the facade of the Palazzo Poli. It is designed in the Baroque style and perfectly complements the majestic facade of the palace. This is the largest fountain, which reaches 25.9 meters in height and 19.8 meters in width. It is adorned with mythical characters: Ocean, Tritons, Hippocampus, Neptune. The world of illusions combines with realistic Roman soldiers and a young girl who points them the way to the source.
Rim-panorama-foto_35 The Trevi Fountain was built by architect Nikola Salvi at the facade of Palazzo Poli
Rim-panorama-foto_36 It is designed in the Baroque style and perfectly complements the majestic facade of the
  • The turtle fountain was designed by the architect Giacomo Porto and sculpted by Taddeo Landini in the Renaissance style. It is located on the Mattei Square. It still works today. You can learn it from bronze turtles, which climb to the upper cup of the fountain. The dolphins that complement the composition symbolize the expression "Hurry slowly".
Rim-panorama-foto_49 turtles Fountain designed by architect Giacomo della Porta and Taddeo Landini created by the sculptor in the Renaissance style
  • One of the most famous Roman fountain - Fountain of the Four Rivers .It is located on Piazza Navona. Designed by Bernini and represents the statues of the river gods that surround the Egyptian obelisk. The gods represent the main rivers of the four parts of the world: La Plata, Danube, Ganges, Nile.
Rim-panorama-foto_28 One of the most famous Roman fountains - the fountain of the Four Rivers
Rim-panorama-foto_ Designed by Bernini and represents the statues of the river gods that surround the Egyptian obelisk
  • Four fountains The is an architectural memorial that consists of four late Renaissance fountains. They are located at the crossroads of Quarte Fontano and Quirinale. Figures symbolize the rivers Tiber, Arno, the goddess Diana and the goddess Juno. Here is a wonderful panoramic view, since from here you can see at once three obelisks. The picture is complemented by the late Baroque church of San Carlo al-Quattro-Fontane.
Rim-panorama-foto_29 Church of San Carlo al-Quattro-Fontane

Tip! If there is no time to visit nine fountains at once, choose the works of Lorenzo Bernini, as they reflect the essence of the era, are filled with meaning and amaze imagination.