Italy is home to the largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It’s great cities of art are world famous and have been attracting visitors for centuries. Besides art, trip to Italy also features beautiful coasts, alpine lakes and mountains. Everything together, has made Italy travel as one among the most visited country in the world.
Places to visit in Italy includes the below top 10 attractions:
The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and sand, it is the largest amphitheatre ever built.
2. Canals of Venice
Referred as the city of water and also as one of the most romantic city in the world. It is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. It has no roads, just canals – including the Grand Canal thoroughfare – lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces
3. Leaning tower of Pisa
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt.
4. Trevi fountain
The Trevi Fountain is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Pietro Bracci. Standing 26.3 metres (86 ft) high and 49.15 metres (161.3 ft) wide, it is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world.
It’s a vast archaeological site located in southern Italy’s Campania region. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried in meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
6. Vatican City
Irrespective of their faith, tourist visit this place in large numbers for its charm and ethnicity. It is where the pope resides and its also home to some of the world’s most priceless art and art collections.
7. Como Lake
One of Italy’s most scenic areas. Surrounded by mountains and lines by small picturesque towns, this Y shaped lake has one of the longest coast lines in Europe.
8. Roman Forum
With a little imagination you can understand what this area once looked like. Pillars, Partial structures and foundation of former temples pay tribute to an ancient Rome which stood here for a thousand year.
9. Santa Maria del Fiore
Regarded as one of the finest cathedrals of the world, the Santa Maria dominates the florance skyline.
10. Cinque Terre
Translates as “Five Villages” is a lovely costal region with steep ocean side cliffs and hills. The picturesque villages provide spectacular view to the Mediterranean sea.
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