Rome History and Beauty

There’s a French proverb that says “Rome wasn’t built in one day” which means it takes time to do things . Indeed , Rome wasn’t built in a day. Per the Roman Mythology, the twins, Romulus and Remus wanted to found a new city to reign . Romulus wanted to build the city on the Palatine Hill and Remus on the Aventine Hill. After a battle between the two brothers , Remus is killed . Rome is then built on Palatine Hill . We can now visit the Roman Forum Ruins on the Palatine Hill by the Colosseum. Not too far from there, Romulus was entertaining the city with a Festival of horse racing at Circus Maximus. The temples on Capitoline Hill became later on the political center of the city . 

One of the new 7 wonders is the Colosseum. 2000 years after the ancient 7 wonders have been defined, the new 7 wonders of the word committee decided to create global memory again with the new 7 wonders . After the voting in 2007, the Colosseum became one of the new 7 wonders . The majestic amphitheater is well conserved and still breathtaking even after the earthquake that damaged it.

Other attractions :

Trevi Fountain : Per the legend you need to drink the water for good luck . Nowadays people just toss a coin over their left shoulder for good luck and to come back to Rome .

Trevi Fountain
Trevi Fountain

Piazza Novona : Construction from Renaissance and Baroque periods like Piazza Novano and Piazza del Popolo are now part of the must sees in Rome. They can both be access from the shopping alter Via del Corso. Piazza Novona has few fountains and the main one is the Fountain of the Four Rivers , majestic in the middle of the Piazza . The Piazza has a delicious gelato place called Tre Scalini. Go through the small street to have drink at Bar el Fico and shop at the latest Roma store Zaporazzi . 

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