Colosseum
       
     
Oppian Hill
       
     
Capitoline Hill
       
     
Imperial Fora
       
     
Circus Maximus
       
     
Baths of Caracalla
       
     
Church of San Giovanni Calibita
       
     
Church of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza
       
     
Piazza dei Massimi
       
     
Piazza di S. Salvatore in Lauro
       
     
Via dei Cappellari
       
     
Jewish Quarter (Roman Ghetto)
       
     
Via in Selci
       
     
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
       
     
Monument of Giordano Bruno at Campo de' Fiori
       
     
Rione of Trastevere, murales dedicated to Pasolini
       
     
Colosseum
       
     
Colosseum

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.

Oppian Hill
       
     
Oppian Hill

There is a pleasant park designed during the Fascist Era, also the ruins of the Domus Aurea o the Emperor Nero. 

Capitoline Hill
       
     
Capitoline Hill

Here there the offices of the mayor.

Imperial Fora
       
     
Imperial Fora

My favorite view of the Imperial Fora is on the west side of the Capitoline Hill.

Circus Maximus
       
     
Circus Maximus

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. 

Baths of Caracalla
       
     
Baths of Caracalla

Beautiful ruins, not too much visited.

Church of San Giovanni Calibita
       
     
Church of San Giovanni Calibita

It' located on the Isola (island) Tiberina. You will surely cross it during your stay.

Church of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza
       
     
Church of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza

A Baroque masterpiece of the architect Francesco Borromini, built in 1642-1660.

Piazza dei Massimi
       
     
Piazza dei Massimi

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).

Piazza di S. Salvatore in Lauro
       
     
Piazza di S. Salvatore in Lauro

Some traditions (football) never dies in Italy.

Via dei Cappellari
       
     
Via dei Cappellari

The bike is a genial way to move easily in Rome. There would be seven hills but some fitness wouldn't hurt you.

Jewish Quarter (Roman Ghetto)
       
     
Jewish Quarter (Roman Ghetto)

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.

Via in Selci
       
     
Via in Selci

We are off of the beaten path, this road follows the ancient path of the Clivus Suburanus.

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
       
     
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

This is the the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome. Also the belfry is the tallest of the city and visible everywhere.

Monument of Giordano Bruno at Campo de' Fiori
       
     
Monument of Giordano Bruno at Campo de' Fiori

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.

Rione of Trastevere, murales dedicated to Pasolini
       
     
Rione of Trastevere, murales dedicated to Pasolini

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.