#10 Gladiator Museum in Santa Maria Capua Vetere
The museum provides information on the history of the amphitheater, which includes diorama exhibits. Here you can also find original artifacts from the site, like weapons used by gladiators.
#9 Castel del Monte in Apulia
The castle built in the 13th century offers wide collection of antique elements. It is called the Crown of Puglia. Its octagonal shape, the lack of corridors, decorations in the form of octagonal towers, and the octagonal courtyard and fountain seem to hide a secret message. Emerge yourself in the atmosphere of the 13th century by visiting this castle.
#8 Paestum in Campania
Paestum is a Greek ruin that also serves as an archaeological museum with the collections of discoveries from Greek and Etruscan civilizations.
#7 Florence Cathedral in Tuscany
The dome of Florence is the main cathedral of Florence. It is one of the oldest and most recognizable buildings in the city. This pearl of world architecture has been impressing people with its elegance and grandeur for more than seven centuries. It is a true ornament of the city.
#6 Leaning Tower of Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa became world famous thanks to its chronic tendency to fall. However, for more than 9 centuries since the end of its construction the tower has never fallen. Moreover, it was restored, and now it is no longer falling, i.e. its trajectory is not changing anymore. But tourists huffing and puffing while overcoming the 294 steps leading to its summit still fear that the tower might fall.
#5 Ostia Antica in Rome
It is a huge archaeological site located very close to Rome. The place contains the finest statuary and offers architectural delights for tourists.
#4 Civita di Bagnoregio in Viterbo
This town was founded 2,500 years ago and attracts tourists with its location on the top of the hill of a volcanic tuff. From the top one can enjoy beautiful views on the valley around Tiber.
#3 The Colosseum in Rome
This famous amphitheater is located in the center of Rome. It was once used as a place for gladiator fights. Today, it is the most recognizable site in Italy.
#2 Vatican Museums in Rome
Vatican City museums display a collection of works of many famous artists and sculptors. The collections were gathered by Popes over the centuries and today they are open to visitors.
#1 Pompeii in Campania
It is a huge archaeological location, which was once a thriving city in Italy. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius buried the city with pumice and ash. You can explore well-preserved ruins and take a look at how people lived at the time.