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Rome Photo Galleries - Pictures of Rome, Italy

Travel to the Eternal City through our Rome Pictures

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Rome Picture: Fountain in Piazza Navona.

James Martin

Rome. There's no place on earth like it. You can't really capture all of Rome's vibrant society in pictures, but we'll try. See, Romans have an unabashed love for life, political bickering, and eating well. And, as many of our Rome photos show, ancient Rome just keeps popping up through the modern city as if to say "remember your past."

Rome at Night (8 Pictures) Pictures of Rome in December, from the Presepe in the Church of SS Cosma e Damiano to the Arch of Constantine.

Villa Torlonia Catacombs (11 pictures) - Under the interesting Villa Torlonia, there are Jewish Catacombs cut into the earth with frescoes.

Testaccio (9 pictures) In some way, it's my favorite Rome neighborhood.

Vatican Museum Pictures (7 pictures) The Vatican is a must-visit in Rome.

Rome - Appian Way (3 pictures)
Tombs, churches, catacombs, monuments, and a fine restaurant named after one of the tomb owners make this one of our Great Walks of Europe.

Rome - Baths of Caracalla (6 pictures)
The ruins are quite impressive in their size, but not all that much remains. Still, the spires of wall and half-domes that jut skyward often make evocative photos, and I've tried to capture them here.

Rome - The Colosseum (5 pictures)
The interior of the colosseum is currently undergoing renovation. Almost 3 million visitors a year are wearing it out fast. The annotations will give you some interesting facts about the colosseum, or Amphitheatrum Flavium as the Romans might have called it.

Rome - The Forum (4 pictures)
It's an impressive place, even though totally ruined. The pictures include one taken at night, when people come out to see the ruins after dinner.

Rome - The Pantheon (4 pictures)
Rome's most complete Roman building, the Pantheon is one of Rome's most impressive attractions. For history and visitor info, see our Pantheon Guide.

Rome - Roman Temples (4 pictures)
Three Roman Temples and an arch thrown in for good measure. What separates these three temples from most of the others that you'll hear about is that they are all pretty complete, usually because they were taken over as churches by early christians.

Rome - Trevi Fountain (1 picture)
Here's the famous fountain you come across on a pedestrian street, one of those grand surprises that sneak up upon you when you're walking Rome.

Rome Resources on Europe for Visitors

Besides the pictures in our Rome Picture Gallery, we have information on visiting Rome:

Rome Map - Interactive Map of Rome - here's Rome condensed down to the areas most frequented by tourists, with notes on some hidden places.
Rome - Travel in the Wild, Old, Eternal City
Getting to Rome from Fiumicino Airport (Leonardo da Vinci)
Underground Rome - Go below ground for much more of Rome.
Rome for Free! - Rome attractions you can visit for free, with a bonus second page of cheap things to do in Rome.

Recommended Rome Lodging

Palazzo Velabro - Apartments in Rome (review)

The Daphne Inn, Rome (review with photos)

Rome Travel Information

Rome Travel Directory

Near Rome

Ostia Antica - The Ancient Port of Rome (links)

Italy Resources - Maps, Travel Essentials, and Pictures

Looking to get started touring Italy? Best bet is to start with our Italy Map and Travel Essentials. For photos of Italy, see all our our annotated Italian pictures in our Italy Picture Gallery.

All pictures of Rome, Italy by James Martin licensed to About.

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