Thursday, October 27, 2016


Since i was a kid, i always love everything about Italy. It is a country with a thoundsand history and cultures. Besides of that, i really like foods that consists of cheeses and Italy is a heaven for that. 

The capital city of Italy is Rome and destinations for holiday in Rome are so many and I think it will be uncountable. I hope when i become adult and have my own money, i can visit all of places in Rome and enjoy every moment there. Right now, i will give you some informations about several places in Rome, Italy. Happy Reading !

1.    Colosseum

The Colosseum, originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is a large amphitheatre in the city of Rome. The construction of the Colosseum started around 70–72 AD and was finished in 80 AD. It was 156 metres wide, 189 metres long and 57 metres tall. It is the biggest amphitheatre built by the Roman Empire. It was used for gladiatorial contests, and other shows like animal hunts, in which animals would hunt and eat prisoners; or in which gladiators would fight against animals. There were also executions of prisoners, plays, and battle scenes; sometimes it was filled with water to fight sea battles. The people of Rome could go into the Colosseum without any costs; it was free.

In the Middle Ages, it was no longer used for performances. It was then used as housing, workshops, a Christian shrine, and as a supply of building stones.

It is now a ruin because of earthquakes. The Colosseum is a symbol of the Roman Empire. It is one of Rome's most popular tourist attractions. On Good Fridays, the Pope leads a torch lit "Way of the Cross" procession around the various levels of the amphitheatre.

2.    Pantheon

Pantheon meaning "[temple] of every god") is a former Roman temple, now a church, in Rome, Italy.
The Pantheon is the best preserved building from ancient Rome and was completed in c. 125 CE in the reign of Hadrian.


The most fascinating part of the Pantheon is its giant dome, with its famous hole in the top (The eye of the Pantheon, or oculus). The dome was the largest in the world for 1300 years and until today it remains the largest unsupported dome in the world! The diameter of the dome is 43.30 meters or 142ft

The eye of the Pantheon, or Oculus

3.    Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums (Italian: Musei Vaticani) are the museums of the Vatican City and are located within the city's boundaries. They display works from the immense collection built up by the Popes throughout the centuries including some of the most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world.

There are 54 galleries, or sale, in total, with the Sistine Chapel, notably, being the very last sala/room within the Museum. It is one of the largest museums in the world.

Sistine Chapel

Highlights from The Painting Collection



4. Piazza Navona

Piazza Navona is a piazza in RomeItaly. It is built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium.The ancient Romans went there to watch the agones ("games"), and hence it was known as "Circus Agonalis" ("competition arena"). It is believed that over time the name changed to in avone to navone and eventually to navona.

It was mainly used for festivals and sporting events. The buildings surrounding the square stand where the spectators once sat. Today, the square features no less than three magnificent fountains and is an immensely popular place to sip a cappuccino, shop, and watch street performers.

There are many places in Rome that i want to visit. What i wrote above are just an example to give you some description how beautiful the Rome is. 

I said that i love cheese, right? That's why i chose this city. Rome is also known for its pizza. The Pizza is a flatbread generally topped with tomato sauce and cheese and baked in an oven. It is commonly topped with a selection of meats, vegetables and condiments. Nowadays, pizza is one of the most popular food in the world!

The restaurants or bakeries that sell pizza and other breads in Rome are :

  • Forno de Campo de' Fiori
  • Suppli Pizzeria Blb
  • Forno Feliziani
  • Bonci Pizzarium
  • Pizzeria Loffredo
  • etc.

Do you drool? Well, i am. I can't imagine how delicous those pizzas are. Escpecially for its mozzarella. But, i think that it's quite expensive and i have to save my money for that. 

That's all from me for this time. I hope that one day i can make this happen and i'll write my experience during in Italy one day in this blog :D
See you in some other times, folks!

This is my dream place, what's yours?

" The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking."

Questions :

1. How much galleries in Vatican Museum?
a. 54 galleries
b. > 54 galleries
c. Unpredictable
d. All the statements are wrong

2. What is Pizza ?
a. Writer's favorite food
b. a food brand in Italy
c. a flat bread generally topped with with tomato sauce and cheese and baked in an oven.
d. a dish of Italian origin consisting of a flat, round base of dough baked with a topping of chili sauce and peanuts, typically with added meat or vegetables.

3. What are Piazza Navona mainly used for?
a. festivals and carnivals
b. sports
c. culinary tour
d. festivals and sport events

4. When did The Colosseum started construction?
a. around 70-72 AD
b. 70-72 AD
c. 80 AD
d. 125 C.E

5. What does The Pantheon mean?
a. all the gods of a people or religion collectively.
b. a temple dedicated to all the gods.
c.a building in which the illustrious dead of a nation are buried or honored.
d. a temple to God

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