"The Icon" Rome by BruceDunning
Rome Travel Guide: 12,247 reviews and 27,484 photos
The Colosseum is obviously the most inconic landmark for the city. It is overwhelming to walk into and around to get the feel for the sheer magnitude that once held 60,000 patrons, now about 5,000 tourists daily
- Pros:So many historical sites to see and observe history
- Cons:Traffic is maddening and everyone is in a hurry
- In a nutshell:The city is so steeped in history, it needs a lot of study
Tradition of Swiss guards still looking after the Pope. This goes back to the days of them being mercenary soldiers and... more travel advice
It has been in Papel hands since 1506, and for most of the time was the central seat of Catholicism for the world. There... more travel advice
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