Architectural monuments

Baths of Caracalla

Baths of Caracalla
Among the most amazing monuments of ancient Rome is the building called Thermae Antoninianae or ‘The Baths of Caracalla’ as we know it. Opened in 217 AD during the reign of Emperor Caracalla as the largest bath complex in the world, the baths were functional for over three hundred years. Location The red-brick ruins of the Baths of Caracalla are situated southeast of ancient Rome's center. The baths were enormous buildings, with huge frescoed vaults covering the massive rooms. This huge ...
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Pompeii

Pompeii
Location Pompeii was a large Roman town in the Italian region of Campania which was completely buried in volcanic ash following the eruption of ...
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Tower of Pisa

Tower of Pisa
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most famous structures in the world due to its legendary tilt. Constructed as the bell tower to accompany the ...
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Roman Forum

Roman Forum
The Forum Romanum was the center of life in Imperial Rome, evidenced by the many remains of triumphal arches, temples and basilicas. Nowadays this ...
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The Bridge of Sighs

The Bridge of Sighs
Location Located in Venice, famous Bridge of Sighs was designed by Antonio Contino and was built at the beginning of the seventeenth century. The ...
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The Palladian Villas

The Palladian Villas
The Italian town of Vicenza located in Veneto region of the country is known for its rich culture, history as well as for its Renaissance style Palladian Villas which have been listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO since 1994. The villas designed by Andrea Palladio include numerous villas, palaces and Teatro Olimpico. Originally the term villa was used to describe a house in the suburbs or a country house. Different rich families of Veneto region had a town house known as a palazzo and the ...
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Circus Maximus

Circus Maximus
The Circus Maximus was the largest stadium in ancient Rome. Popular chariot races were held here for almost a millennium. The races were one of the ...
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Villa Borghese

Villa Borghese
Villa Borghese is the largest public park in Rome featuring lakes, temples, fountains, statues and several museums. It is located near Spanish Steps ...
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Palatine Hill

Palatine Hill
Palatine Hill is the centermost of the famous seven hills of Rome. It is located in between such places as the Circus Maximus, the Colosseum and the ...
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