Rome: itineraries and walking routes to visit in 2 days
Itineraries Rome on foot two days, paths to visit the Eternal City in two days to discover the places and monuments.
Routes to visit Rome
Rome is a beautiful city capital of Italy famous all over the world that attracts to itself tens of millions of tourists from all over the world. Also known as the Eternal City is the cradle of western civilization and the heart of Catholicism. In Rome there are plenty of sights to see in a sea of history that spans centuries.
Who goes to Rome can not fail to visit the Vatican City with St. Peter’s Square where you can admire the famous Bernini’s colonnade with the Basilica full of works of art and visit the Vatican museums for indigestion in history and culture. Also in St. Peter’s Square you can attend hearings periodic Pope.
Itineraries Rome on foot
You can follow many interesting itineraries to visit Rome on foot.
– Departure from Piazza Venezia at the confluence of the main streets, including Via del Corso, Via Nazionale, Via dei Fori Imperiali, Via del Teatro Marcello and Corso Vittorio Emanuele.
– You can proceed to Piazza San Marco where the basilica with Renaissance façade that possesses inside a beautiful carved ceiling in 1471 along with other works.
– The Capitol is one of the seven hills of Rome, which go up the steps of Santa Maria d’Aracoeli and for cordonata created by Michelangelo Buonarroti at the top are some trophies and columns of the imperial era. Piazza del Campidoglio, designed by Michelangeo, is bounded by the Senatorial palaces, the Conservatives and the Capitoline Museum which houses the oldest collection of classical sculptures.
– Santa Maria in Aracoeli with simple brick façade is an ancient basilica which is accessed from the Capitol and in the Middle Ages where the elders gathered to discuss public affairs.
– Via dei Fori Imperiali is a large artery created recently (in 1932) as a conjunction between Piazza Venezia and the Colosseum passing through the area between the Roman Forum and the Imperial Forums.
– The Colosseum, also called Flavian Amphitheatre, is the symbol of Rome, which in ancient times was intended for public performances including mainly fights between gladiators and beasts. The Arch of Constantine was built in 315 AD to celebrate the Emperor’s victory over Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge.
– Via Condotti is perpendicular to the Via del Corso and in it you will find famous shops; end of Via Condotti is the beautiful staircase with the church of Trinita dei Monti.
– Spanish is one of the most picturesque squares as well as famous in Rome thanks to the steps of Trinita dei Monti, which creates a dramatic effect unforgettable.
– Very nice also the Trevi Fountain with an animation of water jets particularly among rocks and statues where it is customary to pull in pennies as hope of a return to Rome.
– Piazza Navona is a great elliptical plaza with a central beautiful Bernini fountain.
– The Pantheon, located in Piazza della Rotonda, represents one of the best preserved monuments of the Roman era.