Rome sightseeing and popular attractions

Museums in Rome

The city of Rome is a one, big museum in itself. Just by walking in its streets and strolling in its piazzas, you can get a taste of Rome’s rich history. As much as there is plenty to see outside, is more to see once you get inside Rome.

Rome is like a history class where the visual aids are as big as life and as old as time itself. Whether it may sunshiny or a little bit drizzly, no one could take away the beauty of Rome. There are hundreds of things to do and thousands of things to see.

Villa Borghese

A small vineyard owned by the Borghese family in 1580. Cardinal Scipione Borghese, Pope Paul V’s nephew, began to turn the vineyard into one of Rome’s most extensive gardens… Read more…

villa borghese

Castel San’t Angelo

Over the last few decades, this magnificent structure has undergone many major renovations from being a mausoleum to a fortress and finally to being a museum. The view from the top is considered to be one of the best views in Rome… Read more…

Vatican Museums

Consisting of several museums and galleries within them, the Vatican Museums are open to the public. The museums were founded by several popes who were lovers of art, and since then kept their collections open for the public to see and enjoy… Read more…

The Maxxi Museum

A museum of modern art and contemporary Italian architecture, the Maxxi museum features several works by various contemporary artists since 1900… Read more…

Explora: The Children’s Museum

Museums are often fun and exciting for adults, but when it comes to children, they can be a bit boring. Explora is definitely the place for young tourists. Here is where they can learn more about art and science in a fun way… Read more…

Colonna Gallery

Located in Palazzo Colonna, the Colonna Gallery is home to one of the largest art collections in Rome. The Palazzo Colonna is also one of the oldest and largest private palaces.

Capitoline Museums

Archeological finds from Antiquity and the Renaissance are exhibited in the Capitoline Museums. The collections are spread throughout the several buildings, namely the Palazzo dei Conservatori, Palazzo Nuovo and the Central Montemartini… Read more…

Capitoline Museums

Municipal Gallery of Modern Art

A 20th century art gallery exhibit, the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art is one of the most dynamic museums in Rome. The art exhibits and the design have changed into many different styles in the past several years. It also houses a wide array of collections from Impressionism, Expressionism, Pointillism and many more – all from the 20th century… Read more…

Gallery of St. Luke Academy

Called Accademia di San Luca in Italian, this school was founded in 1478. From then, the academy has emerged from the universities students’ who are painters, miniaturist and embroiders. The gallery was created mainly to give the students an opportunity to develop themselves in the field of art… Read more…

Scuderie del Quirinale

It was commissioned by Pope Innocent XIII in the early 18th century, but the construction of the Quirinal Stables was suspended for six years after his death. In 1730, Pope Clement XII took the liberty of finishing the construction by giving the command to Ferdinando Fuga.

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Villa Borghese and Gardens tour
Entrance Villa BorgheseWith this three-hour tour, you will walk through Villa Borghese and its gardens. For the first two hours, an English speaking guide will tell you all about the wonderful art collection that is housed on Villa Borghese. You will go along the Caravaggio Room where St. Jeroma […]read more...
Explora Children’s Museum
Museum in RomeMuseums can be fun for adults, but for children? Naah, not so much or probably not at all. Rome, no matter how rich in history and culture it may be, is no different. Hence, the Explora Children’s Museum was created. Explora is a museum for our young […]read more...
Rome map – Sightseeing and Attractions
Map with attraction of RomeWith impressive landmarks on every corner, Rome is truly an open-air museum. Whether it’s a buiding, a square, a fountain or merely a ruin, the next is always more breathtaking than the last. Sightseeing One of the most famous among all the sites in Rome is no […]read more...

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