Italy Tourism guide!

Wanna come to Italy?

Why Should you visit Italy?






You should visit Italy because it is full of history and has plenty of sights to see in fact it is known for its many sights it has to see! Don't forget the food, Italy has an amazing choice of foods to try and for you pizza lovers there's plenty of that pizza actually originated in Italy!! A place called Naples claims to have been the makers for this delicious dish so don't miss your opportunity to come and try some amazing foods native to this country.

Famous museums you should not miss out on

The Collosseum

1. Colosseum! this is one of the most famous sights in all of Italy. Its real name is known as the Flavian Amphitheater. This place is over 2000 years old how You wont be sorry you visited this amazing place. This owes its fame to an emperor named Vespasian. this Colosseum held 100 days of games. Though its been destroyed over time this building is a symbol of Romes long adventurous

The Vatican

The Roman Catholic Church is one of the biggest churches around the world and the Vatican is considered the center of that church. The Vatican is so important because it is and was always home to the popes one of the most important being the first Saint Peter.the Vatican museums also house a great amount of artifacts that were important to catholicism Whether you are religious or not it would be a day well spent in this place.


A few things you may want to keep in mind while visiting the Vatican

1. access to the Vatican's museums is only available to those who dress appropriately

(no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts, and finally no hats allowed)

Open Monday to Saturday 9 am to 4 pm cost of a full price tour is $32.00

The Trevi Fountain

This Fountain has alot of history behind it, It took ore than one person to get it to the way it is today it went under tons of changes to become the beautiful sight it is today. Legend says that if you turn with your back facing the fountain and throw a coin in your right hand over you left shoulder you will be ensured a return to Rome. This fountain is one of the most famous in the world standing 85ft tall and 65 ft wide. The Trevi Fountain also known as the virgin waters. This is definitley a popular tourist attraction in fact theres an estimated 3,000 coins thrown into this fountain each day!

A few more facts

  • Italy is said to have more masterpieces per square mile than any other country in the world
  • pizza originated in Italy
  • over 50 million tourists visit Italy each year, tourism provides over 63% of Italy's national income
  • Italy is responsible for introducing the world to ice cream
  • Italy was ranked as the best country for family an peer relationships

Citations

1."Top 10 tourist attractions in Italy." Historvius Mapping History. 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.

http://www.historvius.com/features/tourist-attractions-in-italy/



2. "History." Lonely Planet. 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/italy/history

3. http://www.museivaticani.va/3_EN/pages/z-Info/MV_Info_Consigli.html


4. "Deconstructing History: Collosseum." A & E Networks. 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.

http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/colosseum