Italy is one of the countries in Europe which is already famous throughout the world. Italy is famous for its delicious cuisines. I mean, who doesn’t know about pizza, gelato and spaghetti? If we are talking about Italy, I think it’s not fair if we are discuss about their delicious cuisines, Italy still have more interesting aspects and today, I’m going to invite you to a journey around the country named Italy. As the popular destination in the world, Italy is the place of historical buildings and this country is famous as the home of legendary artists such as Michelangelo, Dante and Leonardo Da Vinci. They are all the legendary artists who have legendary masterpieces of art. Alright, without further ado, here are the most visited tourism places in Italy.
Coliseum is the remains of amphitheater. Coliseum is one of the landmarks of Rome. This building is located in the center of Rome, Italy. Coliseum is considered as the biggest amphitheater in the world. This building is also the best of Romanian architecture and it’s become the symbol of Romanian Empire. Although this building is a ruin but still it’s the most visited tourism place in Italy for domestic and foreign tourists.
Alright, done with the Coliseum in Rome, let’s head to the next destination in Italy. Now, our next stop is Pantheon. Pantheon is a temple in the Romanian Empire. Nowadays, Pantheon is used as a Catholic Church of Rome. This Church is located in the edge of Piazza della Rotonda. Piazza della Rotonda is a crowded plaza which is located in the center of historical city of Rome. Pantheon has a cylinder shape with a triangle rooftop and tall poles on the terraces. All of these combinations of unique architectures make Pantheon as the best example of ancient Rome buildings. The beautiful design of Pantheon is also being used as the blue print for most of the buildings in the modern era. You can see the design of Pantheon in government buildings, city hall, public library, university and the other buildings.
3. Castel Sant’ Angelo
Have you ever been watched a film entitled with “Angels and Demons”? If the answer is yes, so you must be familiar with our next destination in Rome. Castel Sant’ Angelo is a cylindrical ancient castle located in the right of Tiber River and it’s connected with the side of the river through the Ponte Sant’ Angelo, a beautiful pedestrian bridge with spectacular statues and classic lamp on the both sides. Castel Sant’ Angelo was built in the 2nd century and this building is meant to be a burial place for Emperor Hadrian. The function of this Castel is changed through the times, start from the burial part, city wall, fortress, jail, military barrack and the resting place of Pope. Castel Sant’ Angelo is being used as a national museum.
4. Trevi Fountain
Trevi Fountain or Fontana di Trevi is a pond located in Trevi, Rome, Italy. From all of the fountains in Italy, Trevi di Fontana or Trevi Fountain is the biggest fountain in Rome. Trevi Fountain is a Baroque Style fountain and it’s very famous in Rome. Trevi Fountain is the most visited tourism place in Italy. Why this fountain is always visited by the foreign and domestic tourists? The reason is, a myth has been told as if you throw a coin to the fountain, and any kind of your wish will be fulfilled. Well, believe it or not is up to you. Wait, I have a better idea, what if you and I go there together and prove it? I bet you will never reject my offer don’t you?
5. St. Peter’s Basilica
St. Peter’s Basilica is one of the biggest churches in the world. St. Peter’s Basilica is located in Vatican. The majestic St. Peter Basilica Church becomes the most popular masterpieces of the Renaissance architecture. St. Peter’s Basilica is the artwork of the two Italian legendary artists, Bernini and Michelangelo. Although many people thought that the status of St. Peter’s Basilica as the residential church of Pope but this church is not a cathedral of Rome. St. Peter Basilica is the main church of Pope where the most of religious ceremony is being held in here. St. Peter’s Basilica is considered as the most sacred place in Catholic religion and St. Peter’s Basilica is also famous as the religious tourism destination.
6. Piazza dei Miracoli
Piazza dei Miracoli is a cathedral plaza located in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy. This place resembles a garden which the half part of the garden is covered in grass while the other part is concreted. You will see many wonderful buildings in white are dominating this area. These places are also surrounded by many colorful buildings and fences. There are 4 main buildings dominating this place, they are Duomo (Cathedral), leaning tower of Pisa, Babtistery and Camposanto. The leaning tower of Pisa is absolutely the most popular tourism place in here.
7. Piazza San Marco
Piazza San Marco is a plaza and this place is also the center of water city of Venice. This place is surrounded by many beautiful buildings which are also the popular place in Venice. Piazza San Marco is one of the plazas in Europe. The crowded sound of human in here will conquer the sound of traffic jam. Pigeons are also contributing for populating this fashionable plaza. Visit Piazza San Marco and feel the romantic times in here along with your loved ones.
8. Ponte Vecchio
Ponte Vecchio is the name of a bridge which across the Arno River in Florence, Italy. Ponte Vecchio has many colorful buildings in here. Ponte Vecchio is the oldest bridge in Florence which is already existed since the time of Romanian Empire. Ponte Vechio is one of the bridges with building on it which is still existed until today. At this time, Ponte Vecchio is the pedestrian bridge which is popular as the most visited tourism place by the foreign and domestic tourists. You can find many kind of souvenir shops, restaurants, and also street performers. All of these combinations make Ponte Vecchio is worth to visit for.