Saturday, October 25, 2014

FREE to See Rome, Italy

A trip to Rome, Italy definitely warrants a visit to the famous Colosseum, however there are a number of things you can do and see for FREE!

Fun fact about Rome:  "According to ancient legend, the city of Rome was founded by the twin brothers Remus and Romulus, sons of the god Mars and the priestess Rhea Silvia. Abandoned at birth, they were raised by a she-wolf. Later, the two decide to found a city, but Romulus kills his brother in a fit of anger and names the city Rome, after himself." ~

Free walking tour of Ancient Appian Way:

  • San Sebastian Gate
  • Church of Santa Maria in Palmis
  • Catacombs of St. Callixtus
  • Catacombs of St. Sebastian
  • Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella
  • Circus of Maxentius

Free Museums:

More FREE to See:
  • Piazza di Spagna (The Spanish Steps)
  • The Bocca della Verita
  • The Pantheon
  • St. Peter's Basilica (check times)

Fountains of Rome:
  • The Fountain of Neptune
  • Four Rivers Fountain
  • Trevi Fountain
  • The Fountain of Triton
  • Fountain of Books
  • The Fountain of Piazza Santa Maria

Purchase a 'Public Transportation Ticket' and use it on any form of transportation in Rome: metro, bus, or tram. Daily passes are 4 Euro,  3 days 11 Euro, One-Week Pass is only 16 Euro! This is a great way to save money, and move about the city fairly easily.

More Things to See and Do in Rome on a Budget

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