This guided tour will take you to all the important sights of Ancient Rome like the Roman Forum, the Circus Maximus, and of course the famous Colosseum.Read more......
Discover Rome by bike,The tour is a half day ride that will take you to some of the most popular attractions.Read more......
Don't waste your time in the long waiting queue at the Vatican Museum, you can buy your tickets online.Read more......
Learn to ride a segway and then experience a guided tour that leads you along to the highlights of Rome.Read more......
A triumphal arch was built to honor a major turning point in history and the major transformation of the religious landscape of the western world. Owing him the influence of the major faith in the world, the Arch of Constantine was built in 313 ‘till 315 AD to honor Constantine’s victory.
Emperor Constantine had patronage the ultimate conversion to Christianity from paganism which ended Christian persecution. His defeat over Maxentius from the Battle of the Milvian Bridge in 312 AD gave him power to solely control the Roman Empire in the west and finally brought peace Rome. This gave him imperial power and integral authority to tolerate Christianity throughout Rome. It was his conviction and appreciation of the Christian God that made him triumphant over Maxentius, thus gave rise to Christianity as the official religion of Rome and now one of the largest religions in the world. Hence, it turned the Arch of Constantine as the symbol of Christianization of Rome and the Romanization of Christianity.
This Arch of Constantine, also known to Romans as Arcus Constantini, was made up of brick and marble materials. Many of the embellished effigies of the Arch of Constantine have been incorporated from older monuments, buildings and remnants of figures since the time of Emperor Hadrian and Emperor Trajan. The sculptures were partially restored and integrated into the arch to associate Constantine to the other great emperors of Rome.
The Arch of Constantine stands 21 meters high with a width of about 26 meters. It consists of a large main arch at the center and smaller identical arcs on both sides. The Arch of Constantine is located between the Colosseum and the Palantine Hill.
|The Catacombs of Rome|
|The Catacombs of Rome are the series of prehistoric mausoleums and the underground cemetery where ancient Romans were buried. Read more......|
|The Colosseum or Amphitheatrum Flavium is an amphitheater and the largest architecture ever erected by the Roman Empire. It was built during the Flavian Dynasty by order of Emperor Vespasian in the 72 AD and finished by Titus, his son, in 80 AD. It was originally a place for entertainment and for many other public displays and games. There were battles of animal vs animal, man vs beast and man vs man. During the bloody games, there were thousands of people and animals killed. Read more......|
|Neptune Fountain, previously known as Fontana del Nettuno, is one of the three fountains found at Piazza Navona. The fountain was specially made in commemoration the newly appointed Pope Pious IV. Read more......|