When I was in Rome, I had an opportunity to look round, or rather be shown round. A friend is spending a year in Rome teaching English and gave me a guided tour. He is into churches. I saw lots of churches. The weather was somewhat inclement, as may be apparent from the picture. Indeed, there was a virtual cloudbust. It was throwing it down and the queue to get into St Peter’s stretched a long way across the open square!
The Colosseum is in need of some TLC, but seeing the remains of the place where Caesar was believed to have been stabbed was fascinating. The great thing about looking round was that everything was basically within walking distance. Even the university was within walking distance of my hotel (well, just: it took 50 minutes or so). That’s my kind of city.