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20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Rome in Italy

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“All Roads Lead to Rome.” And so they should! The term stems from the fact that Rome was the epicenter of major roads during the peak of the Roman Empire. Rome was the first Italian city I ever visited, and the Eternal City is what got me hooked on the beautiful country. If you are contemplating traveling to Rome to see the famous Coliseum, Castle of Angels, Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain, you absolutely must plan that trip ASAP! There is a reason why Rome is one of the most visited cities in the world.

Planning on going sightseeing in Rome? Rome is a wonderful destination for families, couples, budget travelers and solo female travel – what are you waiting for? Here are 20 photos to help get you inspired!

Where to stay in Rome

Rome has a plethora of hotel options for every kind of budget – it can be overwhelming when trying to choose a place to stay. Here are a few tried-and-tested hotels in Rome that I would recommend, or head on over here for even more Italy hotel booking tips and recommendations.

Temple View Hotel: wonderful hotel right by Piazza Largo Argentina, large windows open up and offer an amazing view onto the forum where Julius Caesar was supposedly stabbed. Click here to book your stay at Temple View Hotel!

The Republic (former Smooth Hotel Rome Repubblica): This hotel is a relatively new addition to Rome and is in a fantastic location just steps from Rome Termini station. The rooms and facilities are new, the service is excellent and the breakfast spread is decent. The hotel also provides a free smartphone for you to use to help you find your way around Rome. Click here to book your stay at The Republic!

Hotel Royal Santina: Royal Santina is right next to Rome Termini train station as well as the bus depot. The hotel is modern and the rooms are comfortable. If you love high pressure, hot water showers then you’re going to love it here. Click here to book your stay at Hotel Royal Santina!

Casa Wally: Spacious apartments a stone’s throw away from the Pantheon and Piazza Navona. We stayed in a cute little split-level flat and its location made it perfect for exploring Rome. Click here to book your stay at Casa Wally!

Heading to other destinations in Italy and need some travel tips and recommendations?

Have you been to Rome before? What was your favorite landmark? Tell me all about it in the comments section below!

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  1. I’m inspired Flo! 😀 Actually I have been for a while, just haven’t made it to Europe yet! Thanks for sharing your gorgeous photos!

  2. Beautiful photos of Rome! I absolutely adora Roma! I hope to bring my son the next time that we go! Last time we went, I was pregant hehe.

  3. All roads lead to Rome indeed! I was feelings so nostalgic digging through my Rome pics last night to post on IG… now I miss it even more! Rome was my first Italian city too and I was hooked for sure 😉 Can’t wait to see what other Italian cities have to offer!

  4. I’ve never been to Rome! In fact, I’ve never been to Europe 😛 But I’ve heard many people recommending Rome to me and I can see why! Thanks for sharing your pics – it totally inspires me to go visit on my first Euro trip!

  5. YOU SERIOUSLY CAPTURED ROME BEAUTIFULLY! When I visited two summers ago with my mom and younger sister, I was so taken aback by how old everything was. Things in Spain are old, but seeing the buildings and the coliseum was something else! I loved this! (:

  6. You really have an eye for photography! This makes me want to travel Rome. There seems to be so much history to it!

  7. You just made my wanderlust for Italy even worse. It’s my legit dream to visit one day as I have never been to Europe. All roads were built by the Romans during their empire, right? My dream is to go to the Trevi Fountain and make a wish to come back to Italy.

  8. Love these picture Flo. There’s no place like Rome. “Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.”
    -Giotto di Bondone, Renaissance painter
    I know that we are still yearning to go there 😉

  9. I love Rome! It’s one of my favorite cities in the world to be honest. I’m a small town girl from the Philippines and I’ve never expected that I will be able to go to a place which I only see in history books not once but twice and probably even more. Your photos are amazing as always. 🙂

  10. Such great pictures! I visited Rome for the first time about 6 years ago.. maybe a little more.. but havent been back since. I went with a my Euro Tour group which might be why I didnt really enjoy it but I guess its time to make a new trip back

    1. Rome is such a wonderful city – even after visiting 3, 4 times I don’t feel like I’ve truly experienced all it has to offer!

  11. I have been to Rome in January and had a great time. Loved all the historical places, the food and wine of course, and the people were super nice!

  12. Beautiful Rome. You managed to capture the history of Rome pretty well. Great pictures. I have been in Rome a couple of times, but it never gets boring.

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