Teens who don´t do museums well? This is one great tour! And it is the perfect tour to dive into the local vibe of the Italian capital! Get ready to discover the stunning beauty and the secrets of Rome’s most well-known piazzas and fountains on our private walking tour of Rome which takes you to the very heart of the Eternal City. This very easy-paced three-hour tour of is the perfect way to feel the heart of the Rome, especially for teenagers as this gives them a chance to be closer to the locals, closer to the sights and has so many Instagram worthy spots!
Take a pose with us while seeing some of the most iconic sites of the Eternal City: the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and Navona Square with your expert, English-speaking and family friendly guide.
First stop, the Spanish Steps, the most visited square in Rome and the place which has inspired artists for centuries, from Bernini to Keats and Shelley. Then you’ll head off to the Trevi Fountain, Rome´s grandest fountain. Here you are encouraged to throw a coin into the water which the legend says will ensure that you will visit Rome again. And many would like to come back, over 3,000 Euros worth are thrown into the fountain every day, and it is this ritual which inspired the famous Frank Sinatra song ‘Three Coins in the Fountain.’ Money goes out to charity for Rome’s less fortunate residents. Now get ready to visit the Pantheon. This Roman engineering marvel is something you cannot miss. This Ancient Roman monument is the only Pagan temple that remains as it was in the 2nd century AD. Its name, Pantheon, came from an ancient Greek word meaning “all gods” as it was once a temple where the Roman gods and goddesses were worshipped all together. In the Middle Ages, it became a church and as a result was protected from destruction. You must see it inside because only once inside can you fully appreciate the true scale and beauty of this ancient building. It is also the burial place of one of Rome’s most famous artists, Raphael. Go find him there!
Then our final stop: Piazza Navona, Rome´s most beautiful square, no other piazza in Rome rivals it, when you are there you will see why. Its shape is due to the fact that it used to be an ancient stadium, which housed over 30,000 spectators who came to see chariot racing and even naval battles! In fact, you can see a part of this ancient arena underneath the piazza. In earlier times, this square was flooded in August so people could splash around to beat the summer heat. Today this is where you´ll find Rome´s Christmas market. It has 3 beautiful fountains, the most famous being the Fountain of the Four Rivers, and the most mysterious. Go and discover,
Rome might just reveal some of its well-kept hidden secrets to you!
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On this tour, you will learn the very interesting history of Rome´s most famous squares and fountains. Listen to your very own private guide about the curiosities, anecdotes, mythology and even legends that are all related to these very important places and how they are very important to Rome, then and now. Explore and discover with your expert, local guide. We promise you, after this tour, you can roam the heart of Rome like a local!