On our walk away from the Colosseum we saw many different sights!
Ancient Ruins along a walkway….
Here is the Santa Francesca Romana Church:
Video of a small part of the mass within the church:
As we start our walk along Via dei Fori Imperiali, a road in the centre of the city that runs straight from the Colosseum to the Piazza Venezia, we see another old church!
….Santa Claus out for a jog….
…and many others too….
Panoramic view of The Temple of Peace:
Imperial Forum – a public square built in Ancient Rome
Entering Piazza Venezia:
We were hungry and stopped for a bite to eat at a little cafe called Caffe Roma near the piazza…
We then continued our walk to Vatican City, along the many narrow streets of Rome, lined with beautiful old buildings and churches….
We crossed the River Tiber on the Ponte Vittorio Emanuel II bridge..bringing us closer to Vatican City, along with thousands of people…..
Statues on the bridge:
And then we took a few more turns on small streets like this:
….that brought us to Vatican City…..