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List of the best things to do in Rome, ranked by travelers. Rome is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. It combines a unique mixture of sites, history, and culture that travelers wish to experience while on vacation in Italy. The best sites to see in Rome include architectural masterpieces that attract the eye and stimulate the mind. The city is itself is an artistic canvas representing both beauty and strength, and Rome's best attractions encompass both of these qualities.

Rome is one of the most historically rich cities in the world. As you walk on its streets, you are taking the same steps as some of the greatest minds of the last thousands of years. During your time in one of the world's oldest existing cities, you are absorbing history just from your surroundings. The culture of Rome is a truly amazing experience. You will be transfixed by the people, the way of life, and of course some of the most amazing food on the planet.


While traveling, you want to see the most popular sites in Rome. It is almost overwhelming to look at what is readily available in this city. Where should you start your journey? Attractions that represent the great aspects of Rome are present everywhere. Thus, let us discover the top things to see in this wonderful city. We shall find activities that help us better understand Rome as city, historical landmark, and a lifestyle. 

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Colosseum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Colosseum Rome, Italy

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Trevi Fountain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Trevi Fountain Rome, Italy

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Pantheon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Pantheon Rome, Italy

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Sistine Chapel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Sistine Chapel Rome, Italy

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St. Peter's Basilica is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
St. Peter's Basilica Rome, Italy

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Roman Forum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Roman Forum Rome, Italy

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Castel Sant'Angelo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Castel Sant'Angelo Rome, Italy

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Piazza Navona is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
TristanCole added Piazza Navona Rome, Italy

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Spanish Steps is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Spanish Steps Rome, Italy

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Vatican Museums is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Vatican Museums Vatican City

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Piazza del Popolo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Piazza del Popolo Rome, Italy

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Catacombs of Rome is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Catacombs of Rome Rome, Italy

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Hadrian's Villa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Hadrian's Villa Tivoli, Italy

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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggio... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome

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Arch of Constantine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Arch of Constantine Rome, Italy

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Santa Maria del Popolo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
RazvanPop added Santa Maria del Popolo Rome, Italy

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Santa Maria in Trastevere is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
RazvanPop added Santa Maria in Trastevere Italy

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Palatine Hill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Palatine Hill Rome, Italy

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Archbasilica of St. John Later... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome

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Baths of Caracalla is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Baths of Caracalla Rome, Italy

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Circus Maximus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Circus Maximus Rome, Italy

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Capitoline Hill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Capitoline Hill Rome, Italy

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Galleria Borghese is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Galleria Borghese Rome, Italy

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Trajan's Column is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
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Palazzo Chigi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Palazzo Chigi Rome, Italy

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14 3
Piazza Venezia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Piazza Venezia Rome, Italy

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13 3
Aventine Hill is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Aventine Hill Rome, Italy

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Santa Maria sopra Minerva is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
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Lateran Baptistery is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Lateran Baptistery

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Capitoline Museums is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Capitoline Museums Rome, Italy

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8 2
Villa Farnesina is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Villa Farnesina Rome, Italy

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9 3
Domus Aurea is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Domus Aurea Rome, Italy

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Stadio Olimpico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Stadio Olimpico Rome, Italy

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7 2
Villa Doria Pamphili is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Villa Doria Pamphili Rome, Italy

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8 3
Ara Pacis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Ara Pacis Campus Martius

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8 3
Scala Sancta is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Scala Sancta

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8 3
Palazzo Montecitorio is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Palazzo Montecitorio Rome, Italy

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Altare Della Patria is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Altare Della Patria

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8 4
Quirinal Palace is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Quirinal Palace Rome, Italy

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Foro Italico is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Foro Italico Rome, Italy

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Villa Ada is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Villa Ada Rome, Italy

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Santa Cecilia in Trastevere is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
RazvanPop added Santa Cecilia in Trastevere Italy

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Palazzo delle Esposizioni is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Palazzo delle Esposizioni Rome, Italy

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Curia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome
Curia

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Auditorium Parco della Musica is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Rome