Hotel near attractions in Rome
Finding a hotel near the main tourist attractions is fundamentally important for those who want to experience a relaxing holiday in Rome.
The Lazio Hotel hotel is perfect because it is located in the historic centre of the capital, in Via Vicenza, a few metres from important sites of historical, artistic and scenic interest. You can get to them on foot or by taking the nearby Termini Metro underground train (just 72 metres away-Lines A and B).
Let's find out what to visit in Rome: • Colosseum: the Flavian Amphitheatre is two Metro underground stops away. It is the quintessential symbol of the city. It has 2000 years of history and was capable of accommodating more than 50,000 people. It was 188 metres long, 156 wide and 57 high. It is open every day from 8.30 am to 7 pm. Closed at Christmas and on New Year's Day;
• Roman Forum: a few metres from the Colosseum, this is the place where the public and religious life of Ancient Rome took place. So many places of interest: Via Sacra (Sacred Road), Arch of Titus, Arch of Septimius Severus, Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine, Curia Julia, Column of Phocas. It is open every day from 8.30 am to 7 pm. Closed at Christmas and on New Year's Day;
• Trevi Fountain: 2 km from the hotel. It is the largest and most spectacular of the Roman fountains. It is 20 metres wide and 26 metres high, built by Nicola Salvi and completed by Giuseppe Pannini;
• Pantheon: 2.6 km away, you will find one of the masterpieces of Roman architecture and the best preserved Ancient Roman building. It boasts the largest dome in the world (43.44 metres in diameter) with a circular opening in the centre. Inside the Pantheon, you will find numerous works of art and the tombs of the Kings of Italy. It can be visited from Monday to Saturday (8.30 am-7.30 pm), on Sunday (9 am-6 pm) and on 1 May (9 am-6 pm);
• Trastevere: 4 km away, you will find one of the most evocative neighbourhoods in the city, with the Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere;
• Villa Borghese: less than 2 km away, lies one of the largest parks in Europe, inside which you will find the Galleria Borghese art gallery, the Rome Zoo, the Pincian Hill Water Clock and the Silvano Toti Globe Theatre;
• Catacombs: accessible by bus or on foot, these large underground tunnels were used in ancient times to bury the dead and are one of the symbols of the city. You can visit the catacombs of San Sebastiano, San Callisto, Priscilla, Domitilla and Sant’Agnese;
• Arch of Constantine: near the Colosseum, this is one of the most popular triumphal arches of Ancient Rome. It is 21 metres high, 25 metres wide and made up of 3 arches. It is one of the best-preserved monuments of Ancient Rome;
• Trajan's Market: 1.9 km away, this was the first covered shopping centre in history. Six floors where about 150 commercial spaces were located! It is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 7 pm;
• Baths of Caracalla: near the Circo Massimo Metro underground station you will find one of history's largest and most spectacular thermal complexes. They can be visited from Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 6.30 pm and on Monday from 9 am to 2 pm;
• Vittoriano: one of the symbols of the city, just over 2 km away, in Piazza Venezia;
• Janiculum: just over 4 km away, you can enjoy one of the most beautiful panoramas in Rome;
• Vatican: the Vatican is 4.6 km away, with St. Peter's Square, St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums.