Hotel Manfredi Suite in Rome
Travel Blogs from Rome
We kicked off the day early (yawn!) and caught the metro to the smallest country in the world - the Vatican city.
We started off our day at the crowded Vatican museum and joined the sea of people as we marched through the different rooms of art: ancient Roman sculptures, tapestries and paintings. We were a little disappointed …
We kicked off our day today with a wild goose chase to find a self serve laundromat. We finally threw in the towel (not literally, because we couldn't find it) and went to see the Museo Nazionale (national museum) of Rome.
We saw some ancient Roman sculptures, often re-creations of Greek work. Particularly beautiful was a …
We started the day at the magnificent Colosseum today and it took our breath away! This massive stadium was built over 2000 years ago and could house 50,000 people at a time.
Nitya was immediately transported back to an Asterix comic, where Obelix got stage fright before a fight with a gladiator in the Colosseum! We can now …
We bid farewell to Gio and Ivana, our gracious hosts in Montepulciano, and caught the fast train to Roma. After our sleepy Tuscan town, the sea of humanity in Rome really hit us!
We're staying at a hotel near the Spanish steps and after lunch, we headed out to explore the "Heart of Rome". We started our long walk on a street …
... the next stop, Terme de Caracalla.
A third of a mile later, there it is. Unfortunately, it’s closed today (Monday) and you can’t see much from the outside (it’s all gated up). The Terme de Caracalla was a bathing complex, built during the 3rd century A.D. It now hosts a summer opera season.
Back about the middle of Circus Maximus, I turned off towards the Aventino. Aventine Hill is one of Rome’s 7 hills (climbing!) ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet