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Rome wasn’t built in a day and it sure has a lot to offer. Rome’s vast history and culture permeates into its unique landmarks, making it one of the core reasons to visit the city. From the Colosseum, to the Rome Pantheon, Castel Sant Angelo, Borghese Gallery, Rome Catacombs, St. Peter’s Basilica and even the Vatican- Rome landmarks promise a treasure trove of art, history and culture preserved within its walls, making it worth booking your tickets for. 
Exploring Rome is easy and budget-friendly with tickets starting from €5 for select landmarks. 
Here’s a breakdown of some of the landmark tickets which are the cheapest:
  • Rome Pantheon tickets:  €5  onwards
  • Roman Baths of Caracalla tickets: €11 onwards 
  • Trevi Fountain Rome tours: € 12 onwards
Yes, some landmarks such as the Colosseum offer free entry for children under 18, Italian teachers, and differently abled individuals with their companions. On the other hand, most landmarks in Rome offer discounted prices for children between the ages of 3 to 17 years as well as infants under 2 enjoy free admission. Places such as St. Peter’s Basilica offers free admission for children under 6 years of age. Headout also offers upto 5% off on your tickets with an additional 10% cashback on select tickets. 
Depending on your choice of tickets you can opt for a comprehensive guided tour hosted by a local expert to walk you through the attractions. The Vatican tickets, Colosseum tickets, St Peter's Basilica tickets, Sistine Chapel tickets, Borghese Gallery tickets, Roman Catacombs tour tickets,  Roman Pantheon tickets and more offer extensive and interactive guided tours. 
Yes, you can explore Rome’s sites during sunset hours and enjoy curated guided tours while enjoying the city’s nightscape. Depending on your ticket option you can explore certain sections of the city whilst passing by landmarks such as the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and Piazza di Spagna or you could visit and bask in the architectural magnificence of the Colosseum by night while the peak crowd fizzles out. If you’re someone with an interest in the paranormal you could also opt for night tours attuned to themes of ghosts and legends across Rome. The guided walking tour of Rome’s ghosts and mysteries as well as legend’s and ghosts of Rome: A guided tour are few examples of night tours for paranormal enthusiasts.
Explore more and save big with combo tickets that pair up your favorite attractions together in one ticket. Avoid hassle free lines and enjoy seamless entry into Rome’s finest landmarks. The combo Colosseum Borghese Gallery tickets, combo tickets to the Colosseum, Vatican Museums with Sistine Chapel tickets, the VIP Vatican and Sistine Chapel tickets, the combo Colosseum Rome Bioparco tickets and combo Colosseum and Castel St. Angelo tickets are some of the top combo tickets that provide a comprehensive access to Rome’s landmarks. 
For those wishing to brave the streets of Rome on foot, there are several walking tours available. Join a small group or venture out by yourself, depending on your ticket. Explore Central Rome with a guided walking tour of  with Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona and delve into lesser explored corner of the streets of Rome. Or make your way down to the Jewish Ghetto with your Walking Tour of Rome’s  Jewish Ghetto tickets and learn about the historical significance of the colony. If you’re looking to walk past classic landmarks at your own pace you can even opt for Romes unlimited walking tour pass. There’s this and much more to choose from with walking tours in Rome. 
Major attractions in Rome such as the Colosseum, the Rome Pantheon, Sistine Chapel, Vatican, and more have relaxed cancelation policies wherein you can cancel your tickets 24 to 72 hours prior and get a refund depending on your ticket. Other attractions may however have a strict cancelation policy and prohibit rescheduling of time slots. It is advised to read the instructions before booking your tickets. 
The ancient city of Rome is replete with historic landmarks. Some of the most famous ones are Colosseum, Vatican Museums, the Roman Pantheon, Borghese Gallery, Trevi Fountain, St. Peter's Basilica, Castel Sant' Angelo, and Cincettà Si Mostra among many others.
Here's a little more about them:
  • The Colosseum: The first thought that comes to mind when you mention Rome is the Colosseum. Built over 2000 years ago, the Colosseum in Rome is the world’s largest amphitheater, formerly used as a ground where gladiators would battle to their death. At the Colosseum, explore the Arena, Underground Chambers, spectator boxes, and more.
  • The Pantheon: A must-visit, the Roman Pantheon is the best-preserved monument from ancient Rome. The architectural genius of the Romans is sure to leave you spellbound, especially the 'cella', which is the world's largest unreinforced dome.
  • Borghese Gallery: A visit to the Borghese Gallery introduces you to some of the finest collections of art and sculptures in the world. Discover works by Bernini, Raphael, Titian, and Caravaggio at Galleria Borghese in Rome.
  • Vatican Museums: The Vatican Museums in Rome boast a collection of around 70,000 paintings and sculptures, displayed prominently in over 54 galleries. Witness works by Michelangelo, Van Gogh, and Pablo Picasso. Don't miss out on the inimitable Sistine Chapel!
  • Castel Sant' Angelo: This historic building has been used in more ways than you can imagine, as a mausoleum, a fortress, and a castle. Today, Castel Sant Angelo is one of the most popular museums in the city.
The 5 must-visit landmarks in Rome are:
  • The Colosseum
  • The Pantheon
  • Roman Forum
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Castel Sant’ Angelo
  • The Vatican Museums
The Roman Pantheon is said to be the oldest building in Rome. Its date of construction is still debated but is considered to be sometime in 27 BC. Its classic Corinthian columns and unique cylindrical structure has been well-maintained till today. The Pantheon was once used as a Roman Temple and then as a Catholic Church.
Of all the famous landmarks in Rome, the Colosseum is arguably the one that draws in the most visitors. A Roman icon, it is estimated that close to 8000 people visit the Colosseum every day and about 7 million a year. Step inside to discover the Colosseum Arena, Underground, audience spaces, Gate of Death, the outer ring, Arch of Constantine, and more.
Outside the popular landmarks in Rome, there's a lot more for you to see. Discover hidden gems such as San Clemente, Galleria Spada, the Roman Catacombs, Trastevere, Appian Way, and more.
  • San Clemente: Located right next to the Colosseum, the Basilica of Saint Clemente is a church dedicated to Pope Clement I. Not only the church, but you also get the opportunity to discover an old Roman mansion and a 4th-century temple.
  • Galleria Spada: If you're an art and history buff, Galleria Spada is a place you should have visited yesterday! This museum hosts a range of paintings by artists such as Caravaggio, Orazio, and Titian, among others.
  • Roman Catacombs: The Roman Catacombs are subterranean passageways that were used as a burial place for several centuries. One can see elaborate patterns and arrangements of skulls and bones of former Romans. Currently, there are more than sixty catacombs, five of which are open to the public on a Roman Catacombs tour.
  • Trastevere: A district that truly seems like paradise is the 13th rione of Rome. With colorful buildings, cobbled streets, and ivy dropping down everywhere, Trastevere offers the ultimate Roman experience. It is home to restaurants, stores, and pubs, sure to keep you engaged for hours.
  • Appian Way: The Appian Way is one of the first and most famous roads of Rome. Throw a stone and hit a classic monument! What was once an important trade route is today a major tourist attraction.
  • Carcalla Baths and Dicoletian Baths: The baths of Carcalla and Dicoletian are where Romans relaxed and spent leisure time. The bathhouses often doubled as a spa and a place for social gatherings for the Romans. In fact, these places were often used as gymnasiums too.
On the first Sunday of every month, these are some of the landmarks you can visit for free:
  • The Colosseum
  • The Roman Forum
  • Palatine Hill
  • Castel Sant' Angelo
  • Baths of Carcalla
  • Borghese Gallery
  • Capitoline Museums
  • Palazzo Venezia
    What's more, is that on the last Sunday of every month, the Vatican Museums open their doors to the public for free.
Travelers looking to explore landmarks for free are in for a treat, as this historic city has much to offer. The Pantheon, the Trevi fountain, the Appian Way, the Villa Borghese gardens and several more offer free entry to the public.
Yes. The Rome Explorer City Pass lets you choose between visiting 2 to 7 attractions, from 17 authentic Roman experiences. It includes top attractions like the Vatican City, the Colosseum, and the Borghese Gallery along with authentic Italian food tours, bike tours, and more. You don't need to choose which attractions you want to see before you purchase city passes in Rome, you can choose them as you go along.
The most popular places in Rome are within a walking distance from the city's most famous landmark, the Colosseum. Here's what you can expect to find around the Colosseum:
Under 3 km radius (by walk)
  • Trevi Fountain - 1.5 km
  • Palazzo Barberini - 1.7 km
  • Roman Pantheon - 1.8 km
Under 6 km radius (by vehicle)
  • Castel Sant'angelo - 2.9 km
  • Borghese Gallery - 3.3 km
  • St. Peter's Basilica - 3.6 km
  • Vatican Museums - 4.3 km
Here are the best ways to cover Rome's most popular landmarks:
  • Get a city pass: If you're visiting for a limited time, getting a city pass not only lets you choose how many attractions you want to cover, but also ensures that you don't miss out on the places you should definitely be visiting. A city pass often includes travel and transport services, along with guided tours and/or audio guides to ensure that you have the best possible experience in Rome for the lowest price possible. For instance, a Vatican City pass gets you access to all the best attractions in the city with an audio guide for a great self-guided tour.
  • Combo tickets: Combos in Rome are the best way to get a fair deal. They ensure admission to more than one place, and at much lower prices. Visit various attractions in one ticket, such as Colosseum and Castel Sant' Angelo, Vatican Museum and Borghese Gallery, and more.
  • Choose parts of the city that you want to visit on a particular day. Once you choose a part of a city, choose which places you want to visit from these. This way, you ensure that you don't waste time moving from one place to another, and also see whatever you want to.
    For instance, if you choose to cover landmarks only on the east side of the Tiber river, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, the Vatican museums, and Galleria Spada, are easy visits.
There are several landmarks nestled besides each other. If you find yourself in Central Rome, you can visit the Pantheon and then head over to the Trevi Fountain or Castel Sant Angelo which are a 8 minute and 15 minute walk respectively. If you’re at the Colosseum, the Roman Baths of Caracalla is a 14 minute walk away.
Due to the immense popularity of Rome and its landmarks, you can expect large crowds at all times. Skip-the-line tickets, which you can buy online, will help you avoid long queues. With these tickets, you can bypass the waiting lines and get priority entry into famous landmarks. Enjoy skip-the-line access to the most popular landmarks in the city when you book Colosseum tickets, Vatican tickets, Sistine Chapel tickets, Borghese Gallery tickets, St. Peter's Basilica tickets, Leonardo da Vinci Museum tickets, and many more.

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