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Old Town of Rome, Italy

From series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
The unique historical sightseeing of Rome and Vatican City are also in the list of the UNESCO Heritage Site. A great number of Roman historical sightseeing is known all over the world. Roman Forum, Colosseum, Pantheon and Emperors Forum are the most popular antique landmarks. Millions of tourists come to see them year by year.

Old Town of Rome, Italy Vatican City is a separate architectural and historical landmark. Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore is a place where most excursions begin. It attracts with its outstanding mosaic decoration and wonderful paintings of the 17th century. Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano is another interesting landmark of Vatican City. At first, it was mentioned at the beginning of the 4th century. This cathedral has a lot of historical facts.

Saint Petes Basilica is the most recognizable cathedral in the whole world. More than that, it is the largest Catholic cathedral in Europe. Rome is rich in ancient churches, there you can find about 900. Each has its own place in history. Piazza di Spagna is the best place for walks. The square has its name thanks to the Spain Embassy. It is surrounded by outstanding historical buildings, fountains and landscape compositions and luxurious shops. Next - Historic Center of Florence

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ATM bankomat: 'Euronet ATM (Galleria Savelli)' located in 0.4 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'taxi roma civitavecchia' is located in 0.48 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Esso - Stazione Vaticana' in 0.38 km
Supermarket: 'Annona Città Del Vaticano' in 0.29 km
Parking: 'Parking Vatican' in 0.35 km
Apotheek: 'Vatican Pharmacy' in 0.28 km
Police station: 'Corpo della Gendarmeria' in 0.39 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'QP PASCUCCI' in 0.37 km
Railway station: 'Roma San Pietro' in 0.81 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Ciampino Airport CIA - in 16 km
 »  Fiumicino Airport FCO - in 20 km
 »  Sant'Egidio Airport PEG - in 132 km
 »  Grosseto (Baccarini) Airport GRS - in 147 km
 »  Abruzzo Airport PSR - in 154 km
 Cities nearby

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

St. Peter’s Basilica
0 km - St. Peter’s Basilica
Vatican, which is the smallest state in the world, is a unique attraction itself. Its main landmark is the amazing St. Peter’s Basilica and a square of the same name in front of it. That’s an important monument not only in terms of religion; it’s also a stunning …
Santissimo Nome di Gesu Cathedral
2 km - Santissimo Nome di Gesu Cathedral
Santissimo Nome di Gesu Cathedral has placed right in the centre of the so-named square in Rome. It was built in 1584 and at first, it was a monument in the mannerism style. However, after the reconstruction, the church has received bright features of Renaissance. One …
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
3 km - Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore is the sightseeing of the world meaning. It is one of the main Basilicas in Rome that was built in 352 year. The legend says that Pope Liberius saw the Blessed Virgin Mary in his dream. She ordered him to build a marvellous church where …
Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
4 km - Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Rome can boast with one of the oldest Christian churches in the world, Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. This basilica was built during the reign of Emperor Constantine the Great. After more than a thousand years, it has managed to save its unique pristine image. …
The Catacombs of San Sebastiano
7 km - The Catacombs of San Sebastiano
Unique attractions of the Christian world include not only ancient temples and monasteries, but also some historical areas, where archaeologists have found amazing Christian artifacts. An excellent example is the Via Appia, along which there are legendary Catacombs of …
Cascata delle Marmore
75 km - Cascata delle Marmore
One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Italy is the Cascata delle Marmore (Marmore’s Falls). At first sight, you can hardly believe that this waterfall is man-made. It was created by the ancient Romans. The height of the waterfall is 165 meters. Since its creation, …

Top destination around Old Town of Rome - Rome

Without a doubt, Corona Save The Beach is one of the most unusual hotels in Rome. The building of the hotel looks more like a creative modern installation rather than an accommodation. The explanation is simple – the hotel is made of litter. The project was developed by a famous artist from Germany, Hans-Jürgen Schult. Corona Save The Beach greeted its first guests in 2010. The history of the hotel is incredibly interesting. The hotel was built together with volunteers who worked for free. Together, they were collecting trash on large European beaches. Thanks to their efforts, it became possible to collect 12 tons of litter.

Old photo cameras, countless plastic bottles and aluminum cans, carton boxes and old clothes – all these trash items were used in the construction of the hotel. Corona Save The Beach offers five twin guest rooms that are quite comfortable if not taking into consideration the absence of water and electricity. All guest rooms have premium retro style furniture. Walls inside the building are also covered with litter. Ever since the opening, Corona Save The Beach does not stand empty and actively participates in various environmental programs.
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