Rome is a magnificient city. I live in this wonderful city for 10 years and still fascinates me.
A poetic city full of ancient ruins and architectural treatsures. These gorgeous ruins perfectly incorporate into the modern Rome today.
Roman architecture and art is popular for centuries. Millions of history and art lover visit this wonderful city every year.
Especially architects ask about places to visit in Rome. In today’s post, I would like to share historical buildings in Rome. These places also inspire people who work in a creative field such as designer.
This is one of the most popular structures in the world. It built between 70CE and 80 CE. It is the largest amphitheater ever builed.
Pantheon is one of the Rome’s popular ancient monuments. Emperor Hadrian built this temple in 126CE. It has been used as church since the 7th century.
It was an ancient open air theathre. It also served as inspiration for the Colosseum. Commisioned by Julius Caesar and was completed by Emperor Augustus in 11 BCE.
Pyramid of Cestius
It was built as a tomb for Gaius Cestius, a magistrate in ancient Rome. It resembles the pyramids in Egypt.
The castle also known as Hadrian’s mausoleum. Emperor Hadrian commissioned the mausoleum for himself and his family. Later, the structure used as a castle and fortress but the popes due to it s proximity to Vatican
St Peter’s Basilica
Basilica built above the burial site of Peter the Apostle. Basilica was designed by many artists including Michalangelo and Gian Lorenzo Berninin and completed in 1626.
This massive site was heart of the old Empire. It found between Colosseum and Piazza Venezia.
This popular Baroque fountain is one of the most popular place in the world. It is also largest Baroque fountain in Rome.
Arch of Constantine
Arch of Constantibe commemorates the triumph of Constantine I, the last pagan emperor of Rome.
Gino Coppede designed this lovely Roman neighbourhood in an Art Nouveau details.