Rome New Years Eve 2014
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Let’s Celebrate New Years Eve 2014 in Rome. This city draws visitors from across the world all year round, and is especially popular during the Christmas and New Year holiday period. New Years Eve in Rome is a triumph, with luxury hotels and a dazzling array of fine dining restaurants to choose from. The fireworks are truly spectacular too, with a backdrop that few places can hope to match - The Colosseum, Spanish Steps and Piazza di Spagna, Piazza Navona and Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II are all popular gathering places to watch the midnight countdown and pyrotechnic displays.
Countdown, Fireworks, Events & Party Listings New Years Eve 2014 in Rome
Top places to visit are widespread, but for many Rome’s traditional New Year’s Eve celebrations are centered in Piazza del Popolo. Huge crowds of locals and visitors alike rejoice and welcome in the New Year with classical & rock music, dancing and fireworks. Other top attractions sure to draw the crowds include the Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre ever built in the Roman Empire. Originally capable of seating 60,000 spectators, it was used for gladiatorial combat. A list of important monuments and sites of ancient Rome includes the Roman Forum, the Domus Aurea, the Pantheon, Trajan's Column, Trajan's Market, the Catacombs, the Circus Maximus, the Baths of Caracalla, Castel Sant'Angelo, the Mausoleum of Augustus, the Ara Pacis, the Arch of Constantine, the Pyramid of Cestius, and the Bocca della Verità.
For 2014, popular events across the city include the Roma Gospel Festival at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, and the New Year’s Concert at Concerto di Capodanno: Arie d’Opera con Orchestra e Cantanti. Verdi's La Traviata will also be performed on New Years Eve Accademia D'Opera Italiano.
Hotels & Accommodation New Years Eve 2014 in Rome
You won't have any problems finding a place to stay in Rome for the holiday season as the city and environs has literally thousands of places to choose from, but booking well in advance is always advisable for the best possible choice. Top establishments to consider include Grand Hotel de la Minerve at the Pantheon Grand Hotel Plaza neaer the Spanish Steps, Hotel Lord Byron at Villa Borghese Hotel Palazzo Manfredi close to the Colosseum, Hotel St. George at Campo de' Fiori, La Griffe Luxury Hotel in the Quirinale area and Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & SPA, also at Villa Borghese.