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Travel Blogs from Rome
... leather jewellery boxes are made and how to tell between fake and genuine leather products. We then get some time to wander around the factory and make some purchases. I buy a really cool leather money clip for myself for twenty two euros and get my initials on the inside engraved with gold ink. We all meet just around the corner at a restaurant for a group lunch. There are two separate tables at lunch, one inside and ...
... an amazing fountain, but the crowds almost ruin it.
At this point the original plan had us heading back to our hotel, but since Rome is turning out to be a much more compact city than what is portrayed on a map, we continued walking to find the Pantheon. It was built by Marcus Agrippa as a temple to all of the gods in Ancient Rome, then rebuilt by an emperor in 126 AD. Almost two thousand years after it was built, the Pantheon's dome is still ...
... it is closest to city centre. We stayed in a bungalow for 5 days, which was well equipped, clean and had on site bar, restaurant and supermarket. My son and I were very relieved to have pools to cool down in heat. This camping village was very good, everyone very friendly and they ran excursions to local areas, including beaches and castles. Bus stop outside on main road was handy for access back into Rome although bus times were little infrequent and bused often crowded but only 1.50 ...
... for treason because they signed it), and a document granting Spain the lands discovered by Columbus. I think we were in there an hour and a half before we realized that we hadn't even made it to the museum proper yet! The museum itself is magnificent - it has some of the world's greatest masterpieces, from fourth century BC Greek sculptures to Caravaggio's revolutionary paintings. Because of the special exhibit, it was difficult to find everything we ...
... the faith and the Pope. I could not understand what anyone was singing when their group was announced, I just knew that I was part of something special, and I have never felt so connected to a room full of complete strangers prior to this event.
This Papal Audience made me SO excited to be here in Rome on Easter. I cannot wait until I get to hear the Pope say Easter Sunday mass. It is going to be AWESOME.
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Other places to stay in Rome
Viale Castello Della Magliana 65, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $117
- Good deal if you don't mind the location
- Spacious, convenient, affordable way to start/end trips
- Good ending to our Italy trip
Vatican City, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Central to all the major sites in Rome
- Hot, Noisy, You Can Do Better
- Nice but noisy
EUR, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Enjoy your stay, don't make a fuss about the distance !
- Good hotel, very friendly staff
- Depends on your priorities -- I liked the hotel a lot
Monte Mario, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $254
- Treated like royalty
- The Cavalieri Hilton is Outstanding
Historic Center, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $356
- Top Notch Hotel
- Westin Excelsior March 2004
- Fantastic Empire stile hotel
Historic Center, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $199
- A great hotel for a city break
- If you want to be next door to the station...
- Not really a 4* hotel
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $91
- Bad impression
- Thank you Trip Advisor! Spot on!
- Good hotel, questionable location!
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- $$ = what you get
- Near city with a pool
- Acceptable but not great
Ciampino Airport, Rome | 2 star hotelfrom $95
Vatican City, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $144
- Visconit Palace - Excellent Value
- Good location & Reasonably priced
- Good hotel
Via Colonnello Tommaso Masala 54, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Very Nice Hotel Outside Center of Rome
- Really outside town
- Disorganised expense
Ardeatino, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Castro Pretorio, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $173
- Great service!
- Rome Is Calling Me Back
- What a Load of Rubbish
Historic Center, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $306
- EXCELLENT IN EVERY WAY
- Loved it
Appio Claudio, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Via Prenestina, 944, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $72
- A good stopping point - on your way to city centre
- One miserable experience after the other
- Not recommended
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 3 star hotelfrom $71
- Do not go
- This hotel is hell on Earth
- Great for tour group
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $84
- Great Hotel! Loved it!
- Great hotel
- Great hotel
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Very good hotel in a quiet place!
- Nice, but too far from major attractions
- The Villa in the Pines
EUR, Rome | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Great hotel but not for tourists
- Una mala ubicación, un buen hotel
- Un hotel muy bueno
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Great Value
- A great hotel in great grounds
- Simply Fabulous!
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Refurbished Rooms
- Come on! It wasn't that bad.
- Not a **** hotel!!!!
Historic Center, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $166
- Perfect location
- Very Central
- Great location
Historic Center, Rome | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Poor time at the Porta!
- Loved our stay here
- Very noisy hotel
Suburbio Aurelio, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Generally good
- NOt very central to the sights
EUR, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $72