Built in 70-80 AD as an amphitheatre to hold public spectacles like gladiator contests, executions, animal hunts, classical dramas and other activities, the Colosseum has ever since been a wonder on the face of the earth. Having an estimated capacity of 80,000 spectators, the Colosseum is the largest amphitheatre ever built, and the must visit when in Rome.
The Pantheon, built during the rule of the Roman Empire as a temple of the Gods is another Historical Landmark that tops the list of must visits when in Rome. The massive granite structure built with perfect symmetry and great ingenuity of designs is one of the top most attractions in the city for its amazing architectural splendor.
National Roman Museum
The National Roman Museum consisting of several branches across the city is a sprawling collection of archaeological treasures and ancient artifacts that were unearthed during the excavations of Rome to the Italian Kingdom. The Museum is an absolutely mind gobbling experience that takes travelers on an exciting journey back in time with its vast collection.