Rome wasn’t built in a day—and the ahead-of-its-time architecture and ruins seen throughout the city is proof that ancient Rome was a center of advancements and innovation. The geometric genius of the Colosseum sits in plain sight at the heart of the city. St. Peter’s Basilica proudly endures as a beacon of Roman culture and history. Photographs of the pristinely preserved Pantheon serve as a reminder of the architectural brilliance from a bygone era. Images of the city’s fascinating architecture serve as a reminder of the contributions of the Romans to modernity, while simultaneously serving us a lovely slice of antiquity. Indeed, Rome is the crown jewel of Italy’s culture and heritage!