The Roman Forum

The Roman Forum

The Roman Forum ("Foro Romano") is one of Rome's top sights and allows you to wander around where some of the most important political decisions of the the ancient world have been made. The Roman Forum was the home of political, religious and even business life in many aspects. It's an amazingly inspiring site if you think of all the history that has happened here. While it had disappeared for several centuries and was even used as a quarry at times in history, it's still in tact and it's a ... [ read more ]

The Pantheon

The Pantheon

The Pantheon might be one of the most astonishing buildings in the world. It's certainly not one of the largest and then the look and feel of anything of course depends on personal taste. However, the mere fact that the Pantheon has been built 2000 years ago and in terms of construction still holds some world records, it's more than amazing. The History of the Pantheon The Pantheon's original purpose was a place for the gods. The name "Pantheon" in Greek basically means all gods (pan=a... [ read more ]