Travel guide over Rome sights

The Sistine Chapel.
The Sistine Chapel was built between 1475 and 1483 by order of Pope Sixtus IV. It is located in the Vatican Museum. The Sistine Chapel is famous all over the world because of two reasons. Firstly, the chapel is the location of the famous frescoes by Michelangelo, The Last Judgment and The Creation of Adam (the famous two hands, which are about to touch each other). Secondly, by order of Pope Sixtus IV starting from the XV century the chapel hosts conclaves - secret meetings, during which cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church elect a new pope. When white smoke rises from the chimney of the chapel, this means that the choice is made. … Further

Extraordinary places and attractions in Rome

On Sunday, don’t forget to visit the old Porta Portese market. This is an awesome place to buy excellent vintage souvenirs that will be a worthy alternative to traditional magnets and mugs. The flea market is a great place to shop old ceramics and interesting wooden artworks. Without a doubt, the market is a treasure for antiquity collectors. When shopping on Porta Portese, don’t forget about the main thing. It’s essential to bargain on the market. For locals, bargaining has become a good old ritual, and not a symbol of greediness. … Further

Cuisine and best restaurants in Rome

The hall of the restaurant named Gusto is divided into two parts. In one of them is located a cozy restaurant devoted to European cuisine, and the second one is a cozy pizzeria. In warm months of year a part of the restaurant’s tables are served on a terrace. Here visitors can admire the main attraction of this place - the mausoleum of Emperor Augustus. Glass Hostaria, which was opened in 2004, is one of the most unusual architectural and gastronomic projects of the city. The restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and features a truly unusual design in modern style. … Further

Stylish hotels of Rome

Residenze Argileto is a great choice for travelers who have always dreamt of spending several days in a luxurious mansion in the colonial style. This hotel is open in a fully restored 18th-century building. The design of Residenze Argileto is a quintessence of main elements of the colonial style. In guest rooms, there are large wooden beds with high headboards, and some rooms still have the original massive wooden ceiling. Beautiful marble décor of the floor and draping with pastel colored premium textiles add a touch of classic luxury to guest rooms. The hotel is not deprived of modern charm – there are colorful paintings and stylish orange colored designer furniture in most of the rooms. … Further

Review on top hotels of Rome

The luxurious Hotel D'Inghilterra is located just a couple minute long walk of the Trevi Fountain. The hotel has a special room for upscale travelers – the fabulous 70 square meters large suite, a day in which costs nearly US$1,500. The suite is made in mostly light shades and has amazing antique furniture. Very calm and romantic atmosphere is one of distinguishing features of the gorgeous suite. In order to make their stay more exciting, guests are recommended to visit Romano restaurant that serves best dishes of Italian cuisine, cooked in accordance with signature recipes. … Further
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