Sunday, September 11, 2011

Taste The City's History Scratches Roma

executive summary By Darmansjah Godjali

Rome is the gate of Italy, this city is a silent witness to the history of Western civilization in a span of 2000 years starting from the time of Ancient Rome, Middle Ages, Christians, until the golden age of Renaissance.

The capital of Italy is filled with traces of an amazing legacy of the Romans. For example at the Colosseum, which was formerly the amphitheater where the gladiators game. Although its shape is no longer perfect, it's still magnificent ancient buildings standing. A time to take pictures yourself here, complete with the "gladiators" who offer services to pose with.


Remaining debris Roman Forum which is the center of the Roman empire. The shape is now more difficult to be identified. However, the story of history is still left there. In the Roman Forum of the Roman emperors, including Julius Caesar, ruled his empire.

Other rituals are not to be missed in Rome is throwing a coin in the famous Trevi Fountain. That said, all requests will be answered and one day you will return to Rome.

Trevi Fountain.

Tiny state as a center for Catholics worldwide can be accessed from Rome. Although not Catholics, but anyone would have made ​​dazzled by the beauty of St. Peter's Basilica, the largest Catholic church in the world.

St. Peter's Basilica

Vatican museum displaying a range of objects typical of the Catholic Church is one of the world's largest museum. Built early 16th century by Pope Julius II, the museum is located on a route to the Sistine Chapel decorated by famous Italian artist, Raphael.

Vatican museum
In addition to Rome, make sure you also visit the town of Pisa, the leaning tower as high as 60 meters. Built in soft ground, the tower was built in 1773 and was completed 200 years later because of the prolonged war in Italy.

Sistine Chapel
This building is one of the buildings in the complex of the Cathedral Church of Pisa, which by the locals called Pizza dei Miracoli or the courtyard of miracles. Many attempts to restore the eight-story tower into an upright position, including unload one at a rock that formed it and move it to another location.

Pizza dei Miracoli

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