Come to Rome Historic Centre and enjoy its history, cathedral, and art.

Rome City Centre is filled with rich historic sites and lively shopping and dining areas. Explore this area and discover the famous Pantheon, a Roman temple built in the 2nd century. It’s located on one of seven major hills in Rome.

Enjoy classic Italian dishes and relax in charming bars. Climb the Spanish Steps, an ancient stairway and meeting place. The Spanish Steps are located near a large public park and many designer boutiques. See a 2nd-century towering cylindrical building, the Mausoleum of Hadrian.

Find the Piazza Navona, a popular meeting place for locals and visitors. Street artists and painters often work in this significant square. Observe the Fountain of the Four Rivers in the center. The renowned Italian artist and architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini designed this fountain in the 17th century.

The church of St. Agnes in Agony faces the Piazza Navona. This architectural marvel was built in the 17th century. Inside, appreciate the relief The Holy Family by Italian Baroque sculptor Domenico Guidi and see the shrine for St. Agnes, containing Agnes’ skull.

Visit the historic Quirinal Palace, which today still functions as the residence of the president of the Italian Republic. This site has been the home of numerous popes and kings of Italy since construction was completed in the 16th century. Tour the palace and admire exquisite interior artworks adorning the walls.

Discover the Pantheon and notice its large granite Corinthian columns. This architectural masterpiece was built by Emperor Hadrian to worship all of the gods. The Pantheon is considered one of the best-preserved ancient buildings in Rome.

Reach the Rome City Centre via express train and bus services operating from Leonardo da Vinci Airport, also known as Fiumicino. Find suitable accommodations in the city’s center with many luxury hotels and apartments available.

With spectacular Ancient Roman buildings, shopping districts and nightspots, the Rome City Centre is one of Italy’s most popular tourist areas.

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Museums, Historical Buildings and Cathedrals

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Where to stay in Rome Historic Centre

Monti
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Monti

Known for Cathedrals, Churches, Historical Buildings

Relax in wine bars and restaurants, take a walking tour and discover the famous Colosseum and other historic sites in one of Rome’s prominent districts.

Prati
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Prati

Known for Museums, Rivers, Cathedrals

Listen to live music, try authentic Roman cuisine and stroll to Vatican City from this peaceful neighborhood in Rome.

San Giovanni
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San Giovanni

Known for Cathedrals, Churches, Urban

Discover one of Rome’s most densely populated residential areas and admire a spectacular 4th-century basilica and an Ancient Roman palace.

Top Hotels in Rome Historic Centre

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Hotel Quirinale
4 out of 5
Via Nazionale 7, Rome, RM
$140
per night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.2/5Very Good! (4,027 reviews)

"The hotel is beautiful. I just wish they didnt charge for room service.... it seems that it should be free of charge, especially since we are already paying to be there."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Hotel Quirinale
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Hilton Garden Inn Rome Airport
4 out of 5
Via Vittorio Bragadin 2, Fiumicino, RM
$145
per night
Oct 8 - Oct 9
4.1/5Very Good! (2,021 reviews)

"Like the fact that there was a restaurant bar and place to get snacks as well as nice comfortable room Only complaint was tub didn't drain well so filled up when taking shower"…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn Rome Airport
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Domus Del Corso Flaminio
Piazzale Flaminio 19, Rome
3.9/5Good! (50 reviews)

"Central to Rome, right on via del Corso, a few metres from Piazza del Popolo, ideal for access to all the main sites. The facilities in the apartment were very good, air con, good size bed and room, ours was with en-suite. The staff were very friendly and accommodating, there's a little breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Domus Del Corso Flaminio

Popular things to do in Rome Historic Centre

Trevi Fountain
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Trevi Fountain

Rome is a city abundant in world-class water features, but none more stunning, or more famous, than the Trevi Fountain.

Spanish Steps
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Spanish Steps

A monumental stairway with a monumental past, the Spanish Steps are literally and figuratively at the heart of Rome.

St. Peter's Basilica
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St. Peter's Basilica

Experience this high-domed church at the heart of Catholicism and its magnificent gallery at the heart of the art world.

Pantheon
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Pantheon

One of ancient Rome’s greatest achievements combines momentous history and inspired architecture.

Piazza Navona
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Piazza Navona

The old papal buildings have altered little over the centuries, but still act as an open-air hub for cafés and street entertainers. 

Vatican Museums
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Vatican Museums

Forget the Louvre, the Met or the Hermitage, some of the world’s greatest collections of art can be found in the Vatican Museums.

Top activities in Rome Historic Centre

Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Tour
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Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Tour

$66

You may wonder what it feels like to be a VIP in the Vatican. You'll ignore the lines and slip through our Private Partner Entrance, courtesy of our official partner status. Our VIP door allows us to shave hours off the usual waiting time during peak season.

Skip-the-line: Colosseum & Forum Tour with Special Gladiator’s Gate & Arena Floor Access
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Skip-the-line: Colosseum & Forum Tour with Special Gladiator’s Gate & Arena Floor Access

$64

Stand in the spot where gladiators once clashed swords and battles raged before throngs of spectators as you visit the mighty Colosseum and get special access to the arena floor. Afterward, learn what daily life was like in ancient Rome as you walk in the footsteps of everyday citizens among the ruins of the Roman Forum.

Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

$32

Explore all the major sights of Rome on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus that gives you 360-degree views of the Italian capital's ancient charms. Enjoy unlimited rides within the validity of your pass, stopping at world-famous attractions including the Colosseum, the Vatican, St Peter's Basilica, and the Trevi Fountain.

Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Tickets with Hosted Entry
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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Tickets with Hosted Entry

$31

Get fast access to the most famous art and sculpture in the world with skip-the-line escorted entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Meet the ticket coordinator at the meeting point 15 minutes before your scheduled entrance time to check in.

Skip the Line: Colosseum, Forum & Palatine Hill Guided Tour
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Skip the Line: Colosseum, Forum & Palatine Hill Guided Tour

$19

The ancient glory of Rome returns to life! Skip the Line at three of the most significant surviving remnants of the Eternal City: the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Your expert, English-speaking tour guide will share anecdotes and history, rebuilding the impressive ruins with tales of Ancient Rome’s heyday.

The best tours of the Colosseum
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The best tours of the Colosseum

$35

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