A short history and travel story on the Roman church Santa Maria sopra Minerva--a great Rome attraction and place to visit in Rome.
My favorite building in the entire world is the Pantheon. The Pantheon is, in my humble opinion, one of the best Rome tourist attractions. In the Eternal City, visiting the Pantheon is the first thing we do and the last. I have to see my beloved brown stone rotunda one last time before getting in… Continue reading Rome Tourist Attractions: The Pantheon
Walking through the Roman Forum is a truly special experience. One treads where caesars once walked, where vestal virgins kept sacred fires burning, where senators politicked, where shop owners hawked their wares, where prostitutes boasted of their bawdy talents, and where hustlers swindled. After all, the Roman Forum was the heart of political, legal, religious,… Continue reading Rome Attractions: The Roman Forum
The Appian Way (via Appia) is an ancient roadway that highlighted the greatness of Rome. Today, it is one of the best attractions in Rome. Strategically important, it intimidated foes and friends alike since it meant that Roman legionnaires could mobilize and move out quickly. The Appian Way was one of Rome’s earliest roads—the first… Continue reading Best Attractions in Rome—the Appian Way
If you find yourself in the Eternal City—and you should make every effort to do so—you will find there are loads of things to do in Rome. Rome is filled with ancient wonders, medieval treasures, Renaissance riches, and Baroque splendors. It is a perfect place. Everywhere you turn there is something to see that tantalizes… Continue reading Things to Do in Rome…Colosseum Area