A visit to the catacombs of Rome

catacombs rome

In the second century AD, Rome faced the problem of overpopulation and a shortage of land. More and more people were looking for shelter in the Eternal City, and as a result, more and more people also lost their lives here. One couldn’t just leave these poor people in the streets, but there were almost no other place to bury …

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Rome attraction tickets: the ultimate guide

To make your city trip a little less stressful I give you some tips on buying tickets for the attractions of Rome. That way you save time and money. And that will make your vacation a lot more pleasant, don’t you think so? One of the most visited monuments in Rome is the Coliseum or Colosseum. It’s not every day …

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The Coliseum of rome: tickets, info and tips

coliseum tickets rome

A visit to the Coliseum can’t be missed during your city trip to Rome. This historic building is incredibly interesting, and I really recommend to book a guide right away. For five euros extra on top of your ticket, you’ll get information that will make your visit a lot more pleasant and interesting. All the information that you find in …

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25 Amazing places to see in Rome!

  Tucked between the busy city walls of Rome you can hear the raging water that flows from the statues from afar. The Trevi fountain is a gigantic structure with detailed sculptures, which annually attracts millions of tourists to this city. The square around the fountain is filled almost non-stop with spectators, and to keep all those people in check …

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Climbing the leaning tower of Pisa

Leaning tower of Pisa inside

Would you like to see the spectacular view from the tower’s top level? That’s possible! But you do need tickets, and they’re quite expensive… Eighteen euros per person isn’t cheap. If you order the tickets, you must be at the tower at a certain day and time. Be on time because the places are limited! Also, don’t forget that you …

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Michelangelo’s David sculpture

Michelangelos David

Michelangelo is undoubtedly one of the most talented artists that ever lived in this world. His full name, Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, sounds almost as beautiful as his artwork. In addition to sculptor, he was also a gracious painter, with one of his masterpieces being the the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. Furthermore, he was an architect and poet …

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Visiting the Uffizi gallery in Florence

Uffizi gallery Florence

In the heart of Florence you can find the Galleria degli Uffizi, which already was open to public on request in the sixteenth century. Only in 1765 it was officially opened to a broader spectrum of citizens and another hundred years later it became an actual museum. What began with a collection of artwork given by the influential Medici family …

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22 Great things to do in Florence

things to do in Florence

The advantage of Florence is that you don’t need to sulk when the weather forecast isn’t that promising. The majority of the most beautiful sights are churches and museums. I summarize my favorites below. Are there still some must-see sights of Florence missing? Feel free to add them in a message on the end of this post! The Cathedral of …

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