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Top 5 Destinations in Italy

Posted On: 25th March 2016 | Category: Blogs

Italy is considered to be one of the best tourist destinations all over the globe as this country has so much to flaunt and explore about. Italy encloses beautiful beaches, art treasures, mesmerizing landscapes, a blend of traditional and modern fashion and not to forget, extensive range of traditional food.

Italy is comprised of 51 UNESCO World heritage sites, more than any other country in the world. Also, Italy’s Capital, Rome, hold its position in the World’s top 10 tourist city destinations. It is said to have more than 100,000 monuments, and that’s a huge number.

The best attractions of Italy are listed as under:

1.Colosseum

Originally known as the “Flavian Amphitheater”, Colosseum is largest of its kind and the most noticeable piece of art built by the Roman Era. It was started by Vespasian in 72 AD and was completed later on by his son Titus in 80 AD. Colosseum has a seating capacity of 55,000 spectators and comprises of 80 arched entrances.
It lies on the east of Roman forum, reflecting the ancient Roman era and acting as a prominent reminder of such an extensive history of this town.

2.Leaning Tower Of Pisa

Also known as “La Torre Pendete”, Leaning Tower Of Pisa stands on the Plazza Del Duomo. Shaped like a cylindrical tower, it was started building in 1173 and it almost took 200 years for its completion because of the onset series of Wars prevailing during that era. Constructed out of white marble, it comprises of eight stories having a total of 207 columns. Since it was constructed in breaks, nobody knows the name of the real architect who gave its design.
Leaning tower of Pisa, like all the other towers was ought to be constructed straight, but with the passage of time, it sunk in the ground and is continuously sinking, even after the large efforts being made by the architects till date.
Despite all that, it does not lack in reflecting its beauty and elegance.

3.Vatican City

Termed as “the Holy See”, Vatican is a separate souvenir state in Rome and is home to the world’s most priceless art collections. Apart from art, it also encloses some of the Rome’s most popular attractions within its parameters namely St. Peter’s Basilica, St. Peter square and several Vatican museums attracting plenty of tourists at this place. Since Vatican is a separate state, it has its own stamp and Latin is termed as its official language. Serving as a hometown to nearly 800 people, Vatican is a beautiful small city surrounded by remarkable attractions.

4.Lake Como

Lake Como is one of the deepest lakes in Italy and is surrounded by magnificent snowy mountains and small picturesque villages nearby. Como lake has been really popular during the Roman Era as it comprises numerous ancient resorts. Also, in today’s date, it is covered by ultra luxurious resorts and hotels and attracts large tourist base. Many well known established celebs such as Madona, Richard Branson, Ronaldhino and several others even occupy homes aside Lake Como.

5.Venice

Venice is designated as the most romantic city in Italy and is built on a Lagoon surrounded by the Adriatic Sea. Venice is a city of Islands, where canals serve as the city street. Adjacent the canals go the unchanged buildings, that are standing here for about of 100 years now, adding a little more charm to this place. Venice also serves with the best seafood among all the cities worldwide. It also offers its visitors a Gondola ride, allowing everyone to explore more about Venice and its several canals.

Being such a magnificent country Italy holds endless beautiful natural sceneries, countless ancient monuments, plenty of romantic destinations accompanied by a lovely tradition, that it is ought to be visited at least once in a lifetime. But, exploring such a vast country in a public transport will be highly expensive and might create a mess and hamper your enjoyment.
Hence, rent a car in Italy with us and explore the entire country in an inexpensive and a comfortable manner.