Rome, so called The Eternal City is a place of great beauty, contrast and life. Rome is the city where you can learn about the history of Romans and the Roman Empire, see beautiful artistic art and the culture of the city and get to know world famous people. Rome is also the world religious centre of the Catholic church, the fabulous ruins of the Roman Empire and modern, bustling Rome. All of them seem incongruous, yet they live inside and beside each other in harmony and great ease.
1. Rome- Fiumicino International Airport
Rome- Fiumicino International Airport is an international airport and serves as a major airport in Italy. It is the 8th busiest airport in Europe and was the 47th busiest airport in the world. The operating airlines that bring passengers to Rome from all over the world include Emirates, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Cathay Pacific and many more. The airport has full of well-known shops and has one of the biggest shopping areas and it offers various bars, cafes and restaurants to dine in. Services such as smoking lounges, baggage reclaim for those who lose or damage their luggage and free unlimited Wi-Fi are also available in the airport. Public transport available to get to the city is a train, bus and taxi.
2. Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Ninoy Aquino International Airport is an international airport and serve as one of the main airports for Philippines and city surrounding Manila. It is located 7 km away from the nearest town in southern Manila and southwest Makati. The operating airlines in this airport are Philippines AirAsia, Cebu Pacific, Cebgo, PAL Express and Philippines Airlines. However, there is no direct flight from Philippine to Rome. But you can have other airlines such as Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and many more. All of these airlines will transit at their respected airport hub before flying to Rome. There are many shops and eateries at the airport. While waiting for the flight, tourists can shop and dine in before it starts a journey.
There is no off-peak time to visit Rome as The Eternal City is an excellent place to visit all year around. But, most tourists prefer to visit Rome from September to November and April to May as there is less tourist crowd, the weather is bright and sunny and they can enjoy crisp and cool evenings. June, July and August bring tourist crowd as many people take their holidays in the summer during the school break.
1. Colosseum - Colosseum is the recognizable iconic monument of Rome that was built by Flavian emperors. It was used for gladiator fights, bullfights, chariot races, various events and various public form of entertainment. It has beautiful architectures where this place is a favourite photography spot and as a proof that one has arrived in Rome.
2. Piazza Navona - It is elongated oval-shaped public square that was built on the former Stadium of Domitian. The original name was Circus Agonalis. Now it turns to a lively and popular social meeting point in the numerous cafes, restaurants and places of entertainment which line the square. The main attractions are three fountains, the most famous being Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, Fountain of the Four Rivers and The Neptune Fountain that have unique features and design. Tourists will amaze by the features and design created during the 15 and 16th century.
3. Fontana di Trevi - This place is the largest baroque fountain in the world. It is artistic, unique and beautiful fountain as it is mostly carved from travertine stone. Legend has told if you throw the coin into the fountain and make a wish to return to Rome, your wish will be granted.