A miracle of engineering, still standing although the holes made to raid the lead used to join the stones. Try to imagine during the Roman Empire the amazement of a person seeing this after the huts of his village.
There is a pleasant park designed during the Fascist Era, also the ruins of the Domus Aurea o the Emperor Nero.
Here there the offices of the mayor.
My favorite view of the Imperial Fora is on the west side of the Capitoline Hill.
The Circus Maximus is a favorite place to organize in summer picnics during the night and hang out afterwords in the rione Trastevere or Monti.
Beautiful ruins, not too much visited.
It' located on the Isola (island) Tiberina. You will surely cross it during your stay.
A Baroque masterpiece of the architect Francesco Borromini, built in 1642-1660.
Wherever you walk you will be surprised. This square takes the name of the noble family of the Massimi, present in Rome already from the 999. More info there (in Italian).
Some traditions (football) never dies in Italy.
The bike is a genial way to move easily in Rome. There would be seven hills but some fitness wouldn't hurt you.
The area more exposed to the flooding by the Tiber River has been deserved for the Jews. The obligation to live there ended definitively with the annexation of Rome to the Kingdom of Italy in 1870.
We are off of the beaten path, this road follows the ancient path of the Clivus Suburanus.
This is the the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome. Also the belfry is the tallest of the city and visible everywhere.
Giordano Bruno has been executed to death by burning by the Roman Inquisition for his heretical description of the universe in 1600. His monument is located over the place of the stake, in the square of Campo de' Fiori.
People discuss the ruin to the murales dedicated to Pasolini. Pier Paolo Pasolini was one of the greatest Italian writers of the second half of the 20th century. Homosexual, he was brutally murdered in the 1975.