|St. Peter's Basilica, believed to be the burial site of St. Peter, seen from the River Tiber. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
When planning your itinerary, make sure to include these top must-visit attractions when exploring Rome.
As the capital of Italy, millions of tourists from around the world visit Rome to see up close and personal the magnificent and famous historic sites and soak in the rich cultural heritage of the land. Surrounded by seven hills and built on the Tiber River, a trip to this city at anytime of the year will prove its beauty cannot be overstated. Suffice to say, it is pulsating with innumerable attractions, giving you a heady combination of its old grandeur and its vibrant modern lifestyle.
If you have already booked your Rome luxury hotel, make sure to create an itinerary ahead of time to maximize your stay. While the city is now particularly well known as an exceptional shopping destination, you definitely don't want to miss out sightseeing its classic beauty too.