Few cities are as steeped in living history as Rome. The seat of one of the world’s great empires and home to some of the world’s most spectacular architectural sites and Renaissance art, it’s impossible not to feel the pull of the past when spending time in the Italian capital. Steep yourself in Rome’s imperial pomp at The Coliseum, The Pantheon and the Roman Forum. Brave the queues and marvel at St Peter’s and the Sistine Chapel, while learning about how the Vatican and Christianity came to dominate. Or simply head down a back street for a pizza and a beer and watch the chaos unfold as Romans go about their day.
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