ROME 4k Walking Tour Discover Highlights and Hidden Gems
In this video, we visit known and hidden gems. Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Venezia, Forum and ??? Today's exploration route. Between Rome Termi Station and Vatican City area Pantheon. If you visit Rome, this is a must-see Fontana del Pantheon. An Egyptian obelisk as its centerpiece. Constructed in Renaissance period Let's go inside the Pantheon. Pantheon is a former Roman temple. from 126 AD Stepping into a timeless masterpiece though bronze doors. It is one of the most iconic building in the world
The big hole "Oculus" let the light and rain in. Also lighten the load of the building at its weakest It is the world largest unreinforced concrete dome. Supported by a ring of columns The Pantheon attracts 7 million visitors per year. It is a marvel of engineering and architecture Now it is used as a Christian church, converted in the 7th century. Basilica of Santa Maria ad Martyres There are 16 massive granite Doric columns in front. Truly a reminder of greatness of the Roman Empire Now, we walk 3 minutes to see some monuments Obelisk of Montecitorio. An Egyptian obelisk brought here by Emperor Augustus
The Chamber of Deputies behind the column, where Italian laws are made Now, 2 minutes walk to the residence of the Prime Minister Palazzo Chigi. The seat of the Government and the residence of the Prime Minister The Column of Marcus Aurelius in Piazza Colonna. Spiral relief illustrating Marcus Aurelius' military campaigns Next, only a short 4 minutes walk to see the world famoun fountain Trevi Fountain The fountain is fed by the Acqua Vergine, ncient Roman aqueduct that is still in use today The fountain receives over 3,000 coins per day, over 1 million euros per year The central figure is Oceanus. The Roman god of the sea. The statues of Abundance and Health Next, only a short 4 minutes walk to see Bernini's work Basilica di Sant'Andrea delle Fratte. Mesmerizing Baroque architecture and intricate details Amazing collection of paintings and sculptures. It is a must-see for any visitor to Rome
The Angel with the Crown of Thorns . The masterpiece of Baroque sculpture by Gian Lorenzo Bernini Next, short 4 minutes walk to Piazza di Spagna. Everything is very close Spanish Steps, Piazza di Spagna. Beautiful travertine. This is where everyone hangs out Have you been to Rome? What are your favorite things to do? Having gelato? Via dei Condotti. High-end boutiques, including Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Dior Trinità dei Monti. From there you can see Piazza di Spagna, Trevi Fountain & Pantheon
Next, we will head to another amazing basilica. 5 minutes walk on Via dei Condotti Basilica of SS. Ambrose and Charles. Wait until we go in! It is amazing This church is a hidden gem. It's not as well-known but it's just as beautiful I upload a video every Friday. Subsctibe and hit the notification bell so that you will not miss a journey! Next, we will head towards Piazza Venezia. 15 minutes walk on Via del Corso Piazza Venezia. A central hub of Rome with its iconic monument and basilica
Only location in Rome where 4 major roads intersect. Via del Corso, Via Nazionale, Via di San Marco, and Via dei Fori Imperiali Victor Emmanuel II. The first king of Italy 40 01:17:56,433 --> 01:18:06,566 The National Museum of Palazzo Venezia. The Palazzo Venezia was built in the 15th century The view is particularly beautiful at sunset. I could not go to the roof top in this trip but it has a stunning view Next, we will head towards Colosseum. 13 min walk of ancient Roman ruins along the way
The Colosseum, the largest ancient amphitheatre ever built The Arch of Constantine (Arco di Costantino). It's a symbol of victory over paganism Quiz: The colosseum has been used for many movies. Do you know any? It takes about 20 minutes to walk around the colosseum. There are 80 arches on each level The Colosseum has a hidden underground labyrinth, used for animals and gladiators Hope you enjoyed the Rome Highlight Walk. See you next week for more traveling!