The balcony in Juliet house of Verona features where Romeo promised Juliet eternal love in Shakespeare's tragedy.

The balcony in Juliet house of Verona features where Romeo promised Juliet eternal love in Shakespeare's tragedy.

St. Peter's Basilica is the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture and one of the largest churches in the world. The Basilica is regarded as one of the holiest catholic shrines. Catholic tradition holds that the Basilica is the burial site of St. Peter, one of Christ's Apostles and also the first Pope. St. Peter's tomb is directly below the high altar of the Basilica.

St. Peter's Basilica is the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture and one of the largest churches in the world. The Basilica is regarded as one of the holiest catholic shrines. Catholic tradition holds that the Basilica is the burial site of St. Peter, one of Christ's Apostles and also the first Pope. St. Peter's tomb is directly below the high altar of the Basilica.

Dome of San Pietro Basilica

Dome of San Pietro Basilica

Pantheon is circular with a portico of large granite Corinthian columns and a concrete dome with a central opening (oculus) to the sky. It is one of the best preserved all Roman buildings in large part because it has been in continuous use throughout history. Since the 7th century, Pantheon has been used as a church dedicated to St. Mary and the Martyrs.

Pantheon is circular with a portico of large granite Corinthian columns and a concrete dome with a central opening (oculus) to the sky. It is one of the best preserved all Roman buildings in large part because it has been in continuous use throughout history. Since the 7th century, Pantheon has been used as a church dedicated to St. Mary and the Martyrs.

Pantheon is a former Roman temple, now a church in Rome. An earlier temple was commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus ( 27 BC - 14 AD ). The present building was completed by the emperor Hadrian about AD 126.

Pantheon is a former Roman temple, now a church in Rome. An earlier temple was commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus ( 27 BC - 14 AD ). The present building was completed by the emperor Hadrian about AD

The Trevi fountain in Rome built in 1762, is the largest Baroque fountain in the city.

The Trevi fountain in Rome built in 1762, is the largest Baroque fountain in the city.

Along religious monuments are several temples and shrines dedicated to the worship of gods such as the temple of Saturn, of Vespasian, of Titus, of Caesar, of Vesta etc.

Along religious monuments are several temples and shrines dedicated to the worship of gods such as the temple of Saturn, of Vespasian, of Titus, of Caesar, of Vesta etc.

The Foro Romano was for centuries the centre of Roman public life: the venue for public speeches. Many of the oldest and important structures of ancient city were located on or near the Forum.

The Foro Romano was for centuries the centre of Roman public life: the venue for public speeches. Many of the oldest and important structures of ancient city were located on or near the Forum.

The Foro Romano located near the Colosseum, was the very heart of ancient Rome during the Republican and Imperial periods.

The Foro Romano located near the Colosseum, was the very heart of ancient Rome during the Republican and Imperial periods.

In the portico of Santa Maria church in Rome, La Bocca della Verita is carved of marble.

In the portico of Santa Maria church in Rome, La Bocca della Verita is carved of marble.

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