All roads lead to Rome and more than 12 million tourists a year visit the Eternal City. Enjoy these images collected from top Italy bloggers who clearly share their passion for Rome.
La Grande Bellezza! Baroque, breathtaking, bellissimo…Bernini! For me Rome is Bernini, Bernini is Rome. #WhyILoveRome
–Victoria De Maio from PostcardZfromVictoria
The magnificent Baths of Caracalla
–Debra Kolkka from Bagni di Lucca and Beyond
Rome’s rich art: A wine lover’s statue inside the Vatican Museum
–Jennifer Martin from Vino Travels
Autumn evening in #Rome #JaniculumHills #VittorianoMonument #skyline @OrnaOR
–Orna O’Reilly from Orna O’Reilly: Travelling Italy
Motorcycle alleys with Ivy-draped buildings near the Pantheon in Rome
–Susan Nelson from Timeless Italy
“The best museums in #Rome are often churches in your own neighborhood. #WhyILoveRome”
–Rick Zullo from Rick’s Rome
Climbing the stairs to the cupola at St Peter’s made the view from the top so worthwhile #WhyILoveRome
–Margie Miklas from Margieinitaly
The cafe at the Chiostro del Bramante in Rome is a favorite spot for an aperitivo or hot chocolate with the kids and browsing in the bookstore. #WhyILoveRome
–Shannon Kenny from Elaia Travel
The Eternal city is an explosion of an ancient civilization with a modern city. Unpredictable and exciting, it is where I made the decision to move to Italy. For that reason, it will always hold a place in my heart.
–Lisa Condie from A Better Way to Italy
Piazza Navona. Bernini’s Fountain of the 4 Rivers/Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi. Massive river god!
–Melissa Muldoon from Studentessa Matta Blog
Memories of Rome
–Kathy McCart from @KathyMcCart
When you visit Rome, it quickly becomes evident that Rome itself is probably the world’s greatest gallery of visual art.
— Robert Hill from Bob Hill Visual Art
Don’t miss seeing this engineering marvel- The Acqueducts. It’s absolutely worth the cab ride!
–Karen Henderson from The Venice Experience
Piazza Navona is a little fairytale like at any time of year
–Maria Pasquale from heartrome.com
Visit the best pizzeria in Rome with The Roman Food Tour
–Henry from The Roman Food Tour
Reason number 375 that I love Rome. The light.
–Gillian McGuire from www.gillianslists.com
It’s hard to comprehend the majesty and scale of St. Peter’s Basilica until you are actually standing inside of it. Most churches would fit inside the space of the basilica’s dome, with room to spare.
–Domenica Marchetti from Domenica Cooks
Live a personal and unforgettable experience with a visit to the Eternal City.
–Massimo Moretti from Rome Tourism
Nothing reflects the power or ingenuity of ancient Rome like the aqueducts
–Diana Skok Corridori from Vino Vita Viaggi
#WhyILoveRome for the warm Mediterranean light and the reflections in the Tiber.
–Penny Sadler from Adventures of a Carry-on
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Featured photo by Baglioni Hotels