A Mini Photo Tour of Ancient Rome

A Mini Photo Tour of Ancient Rome

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

 

More reading: Solving Food Mysteries on a Rome Market Tour

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22 Comments
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  • Lori
    Posted at 11:56h, 25 March Reply

    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 🙂

    • Simon Falvo
      Posted at 12:03h, 25 March Reply

      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!

  • Juno
    Posted at 13:32h, 08 November Reply

    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.

    • Simon
      Posted at 13:36h, 08 November Reply

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

    • Simon
      Posted at 13:37h, 08 November Reply

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

  • Leslie (Downtown Traveler)
    Posted at 22:18h, 13 October Reply

    Beautiful! I’d love to see these sites in Rome. Such a rich history!

    • Simon
      Posted at 22:24h, 13 October Reply

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

  • James
    Posted at 03:32h, 04 March Reply

    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 😉

  • Amer
    Posted at 05:57h, 22 February Reply

    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.

    • waitinginthedark
      Posted at 08:42h, 22 February Reply

      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!

  • Brian Jannsen
    Posted at 18:50h, 19 January Reply

    Don’t you just love Rome…? Great shots Simon – this is one of my favorite cities too.

  • Anya
    Posted at 06:22h, 11 October Reply

    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!

  • Enda Ginting
    Posted at 10:21h, 10 October Reply

    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..

  • Cam
    Posted at 00:02h, 10 October Reply

    Looks outstanding! We hope to get there next summer 😉

  • John
    Posted at 22:07h, 09 October Reply

    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.

  • Jeff Titelius
    Posted at 21:04h, 08 October Reply

    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!

  • Jeremy Branham
    Posted at 21:55h, 07 October Reply

    Beautiful photos of Rome. It’s been many years since I have been there but there is some fantastic history here!

  • Andrea
    Posted at 17:11h, 07 October Reply

    I love Rome too, especially the history (and the food of course!).

  • Jenna
    Posted at 05:49h, 07 October Reply

    Gorgeous photos, Simon. Makes me wish I were there right now!

  • Carol
    Posted at 04:04h, 07 October Reply

    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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