Looking for reasons to visit Rome? If you are wondering if Rome is suited for you, read these 10 reasons telling you why your next trip should be a holiday in Rome.
No other places got fountains like Rome. Rome has at least fifty monumental fountains and hundreds of other smaller fountains, over 2000 fountains in total, which is undoubtedly more than any other city in the world.
One of the most famous fountains in the world, the Trevi Fountain, is in Rome. It is also blessed with the mesmerizing Four Rivers fountain, magnetizing Tritone fountain, spellbinding La Barcaccia fountain just to name a few.
All these heavenly fountains you can enjoy during your short break to Rome.
One of the many reasons why the Roman holiday is so wonderful is that it offers its own unique culinary delights. There are many foods in Rome that you can never find anywhere else in the country. Roman cuisine is loved for being exceedingly flavorful, simple and satisfying.
More often than not the foods are prepared using very few ingredients in creative ways, constituting a cuisine that is full of character and complements the local delicacies.
Sublime spaghetti alla carbonara will take you on a luscious ride while the mouthwatering baccala will redefine the term “mouth-watering” something which you would never want to miss.
Rome has always been known to have the nicest urban populations in Europe. And by nice, I mean absolute friendly, which is to a certain extent, uncharacteristic of most European cities.
Italians are always known for being hospitable and those living in their capital city are no different. Maybe it’s their culture or style of their living that is just welcoming of new people.
If you are looking for a bunch of people who would welcome you with an open arm and make each and every moment of your journey a memorable one, you’ll end up finding plenty of them in Rome.
Ancient Vatican City
Each year, millions of people from all over the world flock to the Vatican City while they are enjoying their holiday in Rome.
St. Peter’s Basilica is deemed to be the world’s largest church established in the smallest country in the world. You can enjoy the astonishing beauty of Vatican City even during weekend breaks in Rome.
As far as the sightseeing is concerned the city is nothing less than a paradise. There are plenty of landmarks all around the city that you simply should not miss.
All you need to do is to get out of your hotel room and explore the beautiful city. And a fascinating thing is irrespective of whether it’s one day or one week you’re living in this city, there’ll always be a something to mesmerize you.
Meaning, this city will keep you just as enthralled invariably. Now isn’t that something you’d want to be a part of?
With the Mediterranean climate and the most romantic restaurants, it’s no surprise that some people wonder if the name “Rome” was really derived from the word “Romance”.
Views of mesmerizing Roman architecture and the setting sun will surely sweep you off your feet, making it a memorable romantic outing in Rome. The hotels offer a taste of Roman heritage and hospitality as well. You can surprise your better half with a sumptuous Italian delicacy at any of Rome’s loveliest restaurants.
The luxurious amenities inside and awe-inspiring views outside of your suite ensure that yours is a passionate affair in Rome.
Every inch of Rome brims with culture and the modern Romans hold on to this legacy with much pride and commitment. The capital city of Italy hosts numerous festivals not only during the Christmas in Rome or the religious festivals but throughout the whole year, never failing to fascinate its visitors.
Being the center of western civilization for thousands of years has definitely left the Romans quite a lot of cultural legacy. From the outstanding Museum of Rome to the Capitoline Museums, to the Galleria Borghese, the hardest part will be narrowing down which cultural hotspots to make your priority.
Wine to die for
Italy and wine; two words almost seem inseparable and you haven’t truly experienced the splendor of Italian wines till you’ve been to a wine tasting event in Rome.
Wine sellers coming from around the world flock to this city for this very particular reason. There is a number of wine shops dedicated to this cause. Also, the city regularly hosts many wine tasting ceremonies.
Even though most of these are exclusive and require an invite for entry, you could just as easily find one you can get into.
ART & ARCHITECTURE
As far as arts and architectures are concerned, Rome is second to none. Masterpieces of architecture, sculptures, painting, monuments that most of us grew up hearing or watching about in the books or movies, are actually present here.
With 12 of Italy’s 45 UNESCO heritage sites, you can be rest assured that Colosseum Tour and St. Peter’s Square will captivate your mind like nothing else. The spiritualistic presence of these masterpieces can make it an almost surreal experience to actually watch them in person.
It is Affordable
After everything said above if you are thinking that this holiday in Rome comes up with a whooping price tag and will take a huge toll on your bank account……. Then hold your thought just there. Because compared to other European cities, Rome is not that expensive. The hotels, foods and even the public transports will not make your eye bug out. Putting all the reasons aside, deep down inside all of us have wished at a certain point of time to visit the phenomena known as Rome.
Rome, where you can actually feel the excellence of the beauty that the world has to offer. So what do you think? Are you ready to embark upon this breathtaking and magical holiday to Rome?
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