Some people day that the inside of the Colosseum
is not interesting. I absolutely disagree! We took a guided tour,
it was not more expensive then the normal entrance fee and we got
to pass the waiting line.
The "Forum" is a large area of roman
ruins. It helps to imagine how it used to look, if you have already
visited other site like e.g. Pompeii.
The "Santa Maria Sopra Minerva" is, like
all other churches in Rome, completely covered in marble. Unfortunately
this marble was taken from roman temples and palaces, which now can't
show their original splendor.
the main altar of "Santa Maria Maggiore".
Pretty, but only if one doesn't think about what else one could have
done with all this gold and splendor -- maybe help poor people? -- no,
rather build another pretty church.
Duff-Bier (known from the Simpsons) seams to
really exist now, at least in Italy.