The Most Instagrammable Spots in Rome
Your guide to getting capturing instagram-worthy images in Rome
Rome is inarguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Known for its breathtaking architecture, amazing selection of eateries and not to mention is boasts some infamous landmarks such as the roman forum, pantheon and colosseum, there is a photo opportunity around every corner. With such stunning backdrops, it is no wonder thousands of tourists flock to the city to view and get photos at the sites, making it one of the instagram capitals of the world. The #Rome hashtag has over 21 million results. However, with so many people, especially in the peak tourist times, there can be a constant battle to get a great shot in an overcrowded tourist hotspot such as the Trevi Fountain. But whilst some of the tourist sites must be featured on the gram, there are some less discovered spots in Rome that present really unique photo opportunities. Here is a guide to some of the most picturesque and lesser known spots in Rome to capture the perfect instagram picture.
Campo di Fiori
Located in the Piazza Navona, Campo di Fiori is home to one of the largest markets in Rome. Translated to ‘Field of Flowers,' the square is home to some of the most lavish residences, and these gorgeous buildings present a perfect backdrop for a photo. Alternatively, weave your way into the buzzing market for a unique photo op. Humming with life and full of vibrant colours of authentic Italian food, your photo is sure to be anything but boring.
If you're looking for the perfect location for a street style photo, be sure to visit Trastevere. Resembling the locations seen in fashion films and shoots, this rustic Italina neighbourhood presents photo opportunities around every corner. With long narrow streets, capture your entire outfit in a perfectly styled picture. This area is frequented by the young bohemians of Rome and is packed full of artisan shops, fine wine bars and craft beer shops. So, after your photoshoot, be sure to stay around this area in the evening to make the most of the cool bars and fun vibe.
The Orange Garden
The Orange Garden in Rome has been labelled one of the most romantic places in the world. The garden offers panoramic views across the city and is one of Rome’s finest natural open spaces. The best time to capture the gardens is at sundown. Head the the garden to catch the golden hour light. The orange sky, blending with the hue of the orange trees really does make a stunning instagram picture. In such a beautiful location, a high quality camera to capture the moment in necessary. Visit My Favourite Voucher Codes to get the finest quality lenses from companies such as camera king for less.
If you are only visiting Rome for a weekend and don't have time to wander the streets of Trastevere, looking for the perfect picture opportunity, Via Margutta is simply a photoshoot in a single street. Classicly Italian with rustic restaurants, overhanging vines and cobbled paving, a photo in this street couldn't be more dolce vita. Not to mention the street was featured in the film classic Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn. So, if you need a stunning image but don’t have time to experiment with locations, Via Margutta is a must visit.
With so many instagrammable locations to head to, plus seeing all the sites and sampling all of the finest italian cuisine, your Rome trip must be meticulously planned so that you don’t miss out.