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Rome in the Evening

Updated on September 8, 2013

Rome, Italy

For people who love to travel around the world, Rome is one among the best cities you should not miss visiting. Rome is the capital city of Italy. Known for its remarkable history, Rome has become one of the favorite tourist destinations for people who love architecture and arts.

Rome can be enjoyed regardless of whether you are traveling alone, with friends or with your kids and family. With its vast collection of astonishing artworks and marvelous architectural structures, you will surely have a mind-blowing excursion in Rome.

Anyone can enjoy touring around Rome anytime of the day. Visiting the famous landscapes and tourist spots can be best done during day time. However, this does not mean that evening in Rome is less enjoyable. There are lots of things Rome can offer to its visitors. Rome at night offers a different perspective of what Rome can offer.

The Colosseum

The Colosseum in Rome
The Colosseum in Rome | Source

Ways to enjoy Rome in the evening

The usual way to enjoy nightlife in Rome is by starting off with a dinner at the romantic Italian restaurants around Rome. Dal Bolognese in Piazza del Popolo and Café Bernini in Piazza Navona are just among the famous dinner destinations for both the locals and the tourists.

People who want to savor a hush and spine-chilling evening atmosphere can go for a walk tour to the Colosseum, Temple of Hadrian, Pantheon and to the streets of Rome. During the tour, the guide will tell creepy ghost stories as well as relevant historical facts about Rome. This tour is not like any other ordinary tour because only bold and valiant hearts are the most likely to enjoy it. Should you have a frail heart, think twice before deciding to finally go with the tour.

The Piazzas and Fountains are also among the must see spots at twilight. With the well illuminated streets, bridges and fountains, you will surely be captivated with Rome’s magnificence. The monuments and churches with indirect lightning also glow in the dark. If you wish to relax and to experience a scenic spot, stroll along the open squares of piazzas-- Piazza Farnese, Piazza Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Navona, and Piazza S. Eutachio.

The Pantheon

The Pantheon
The Pantheon

Piazza Novana

Piazza Novana
Piazza Novana

Other interesting things to do in Rome at twilight

For people who wish to enjoy drinking, there are also a lot of bars along the street of Rome. Most of the bars have nice terrace. Serving tables are being set at the outer side of the bars. Among the famous bars in Rome can be found in Trastevere, Piazza Navona and Campo de ‘Fiori.

Those who want to go on dancing can visit Testaccio where the highest influx night clubs can be found. The best places to go for dancing would be Artcafe and La Maison. Disco people should also not miss visiting GOA disco, the most renowned fashionable club in Rome.

One other way to enjoy evening in Rome is by attending a wine tutorial walk tour. This can be enjoyed by people who love wine and even by those who just want to taste it. During the tour, you will get to learn about the history of wine as well as the different techniques typically used in wine mixing and wine appreciation. It takes around three hours for the tour to be completed and it is best done during night time. Generally, wine tour consists of a group of six people to be led by an expert sommelier with extensive wine tasting in Europe and Italy.

Piazza del Popolo

 Piazza del Popolo
Piazza del Popolo


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