Ah, the Eternal City. One of the most exciting and enticing cities in the world and – by all accounts – one of the most-visited as well, Rome is indeed a monument to the ancient history of Europe, hence, it’s nickname. It boasts some of the most recognizable structures in the world, from ancient buildings and ruins to magnificent churches and lovely fountains. It’s a visitor’s paradise, offering a city that’s rich in history yet has plenty of modern touches that make traveling easy, comfortable, and truly a pleasure.
It’s tough to determine exactly what one should see first while visiting Rome. Problem is that you could stay for weeks on end and still not take in everything the city has to offer. But there are a number of top attractions that should appear on every Rome itinerary, particularly for the city’s first-time visitors. Even if you tend to shy away from so-called “tourist traps”, you’ll be sorry if you don’t take the time to see the places on our compilation of Top 10 Rome Attractions, listed here in no particular order. (more…)