Visitors in Rome will have a tough time choosing from numerous museums dedicated to ancient art, mosaics and sculptures, modern art galleries, art galleries dedicated to the period of Renaissance and other artistic movements, etc. The number of museums in Rome is impressive as well as the size of the collections they hold. Even though Rome was the cradle of an ancient civilization, one may be surprised by the number of museum not only dedicated to ancient art but to modern art as well. There is even a number of museums for which the entrance is free of charge. On this webpage you may find the full list of museums in the city of Rome.
In Italian Musei Capitolini is actually a single museum that hosts an incredibly large collection of antique statues, works of art, collection of ancient jewelry and coins, state archives engraved in bronze plates, elements of civilization from which many other civilizations take roots, and finally beautiful and breathtaking rooms richly decorated.
Apart from the historical sights of Rome that became symbols of the city among tourists, Borghese Gallery is maybe the most visited art gallery in the city of Rome. This is not accidental, villa offers an extraordinary exhibition area with fresco painted rooms, while the collections of sculptures, ancient mosaics and paintings (among which even a few by Raphael, Caravaggio, Titian etc.) is quite impressive.
Millions and millions of people flock to this museum every year. It is the most visited museum on the Italian peninsula. You will be able to see statues from the Roman and Greek period, see breathtaking galleries and if you manage to ignore the crowd you will get lost in your thoughts in front of the beauty of the Sistine Chapel.
Situated in a beautiful building in the park Bogeze (Villa Borghese), the gallery disposes of more than 1100 masterpieces of the most prominent artists of the 19th and 20th century. In a nutshell, you will be amazed.
Imperial forums are monumental squares built by the Roman imperators in the period from 46 BC to 113 AD. These Forums were cultural, political and religious centers of the Empire, while today they represent one of the main tourist attractions of Rome.