I can hardly find words to describe the beauty of Rome, probably my favorite city in the world. That’s why I chose to let you have a little wild archaeological photo tour  of the ancient Rome, one of the most fascinating areas of the ‘eternal city’. And, if you feel brave enough to go up and down the seven hills, a great way to explore the city is discovering Rome by bike.

 The Temple of Castor and Pollux
Rome, The Temple of Castor and Pollux

Rome, The Temple of Castor and Pollux

Arch of Septimius Severus
Rome, Arch of Septimius Severus

Rome, Arch of Septimius Severus

 The Colosseum
Rome, Colosseum

Rome, Colosseum

Trajan’s Column
Rome, Trajan's Column

Rome, Trajan’s Column

 Arch of Constantine
Rome,  Arch of Constantine

Rome, Arch of Constantine

 

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About The Author

Simon is the publisher and editor of Wild About Travel, where she writes about her travel experiences and shares her photography. A travel addict and social media enthusiast, she is also a digital communication specialist providing consultancy services and holding training sessions and seminars. Simon also participated as a speaker at a few events.

22 Responses

  1. Lori

    Really lovely photos! Rome is on my travel list – my husband was there with his job, and from what he told me, I definitely have to go there and experience Rome first hand :)

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    • Simon Falvo

      Rome is like no other city in the world, Lori, and it’s impossible not to fall in love with it. Not only, when you go there once, you want to go back, and then back again!

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  2. Juno

    For some reason, I remembered all of your Rome posts when I was in Rome. I think it’s because you can appreciate your history and your country. :) Glad to see the wonderful photos again.

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    • Simon

      How can of you, Juno. Well… It’s no mystery that I’m in love with Rome and Europe cultural heritage :-)

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    • Simon

      How kind of you, Juno. Well… It’s no mystery that I’m in love with Rome and Europe cultural heritage :-)

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    • Simon

      Impossible not to fall in love with Rome, Leslie. It’s one of the cities one has to visit at least once in life!

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  3. James

    These are nice Roman monuments and statues for one to visit. I have never personally seen the Arch of Constantine, but that gives me another excuse to go back to Rome ;-)

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  4. Amer

    Great photos of Rome! This is the only city I desperately want to visit! Sometimes it makes me wonder how I’ve missed this city over the likes of Sarajevo and Tirana for instance. Crazy. Well maybe I’ll leave the best for the last.

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    • waitinginthedark

      Rome is really unique, Amer, and I’m sure that sooner or later you’ll have the chance to visit it. I go again and again, and always find it awesome!

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  5. Anya

    Great photos! I just wrote a post about Rome and uploaded images of the same landmarks, but it’s interesting how the same sites can look different in pictures taken from a different angle!

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  6. Enda Ginting

    Been there 3 weeks ago and got the same feeling as you are. Rome is simply fantastic, so envy that one city can inherit so many treasures..

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  7. John

    Sadly, I have never visited Rome, but would love to wonder around Roman ruins or visit Keats’ grave. Oh, and enjoy being in Italy. There is now country quite like it.

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  8. Jeff Titelius

    Gorgeous photos of one of my most favorite cities in the world dear Simon!! I especially love your Temple of Castor and Pollux and the contrasting tones of the stone columns and trees behind. It’s Magnificent!

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  9. Carol

    Much of Roman history deals with wars, which means Roman soldiers in Roman legions fighting first Italians, then as the Empire expanded, other peoples around the Mediterranean. The Roman Empire depended on the Roman army. Not only did the legionaries conquer, but they spread the language and culture of Rome to Europe to the Rhine. Aside from this, I love the pictures you shared.

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