Rome, Italy is one of the great cities of the world. With its history spanning thousands of years, its monumental architecture, fabulous piazzas, colorful markets and character-filled streets, it's truly dazzling at every turn. But if you're embarking on a trip to Rome, you need a strategy. Otherwise, you risk getting overwhelmed by the sheer volume of things to see in the Eternal City.
We've listed here a range of Rome's top tourist attractions, from its most famous Roman ruins to its most majestic churches, high-caliber art museums, charming piazzas and buzzing food markets. You will probably need several visits to Rome to see everything on this list—plus all the places we didn't have space for—but you have to start somewhere!