Staying at some of the fabulous hotels near Rome Termini Station provides tourists an up close and personal trip to the famous landmark. Rome Termini Station is a landmark in the true sense of the word. This legendary train station, officially known as Stazione Termini, is located in the central part of the equally popular city, Piazza di Cinquecento. Located in the same area, the ancient Roman Servian Wall graces the station with its presence. This marvelous design took 19 years to complete. An astonishing feat since construction took place during the 1930s-40s – one of Europe’s most difficult times it its history.
As the largest station in Italy, the Termini Station boasts of having more than 30 platforms and handles in excess of 150 million passengers every year with both traditional and modern high speed lines going through it. More than a normal train station, Rome Termini Station serves as an important metro intersection point and a major bus terminal station in the area. It was also recently dedicated as a memorial to Pope John Paul II.
The station is close to the Hotel Madison, Hotel Tokyo, Hotel Urbis, and the Hotel Corot; four hotels that are excellent stays for tourists because of their great location. The station caters to guests that are staying in these hotels as major transport points. But don’t just use it for a transport point, put it on your list of things to see and take time to enjoy this beautiful landmark.
Things to Do
While visiting the landmark, indulge yourself in some major shopping at any number of shops or grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants lined along the station. The shops are more like outlets so you can find some great bargains here. Once you have visited the landmark, you can use it for transportation to some very important cities including Naples, Florence and Venice in Italy, and Paris and Munich. If you need to get to the airport, the Leonardo train runs every 30 minutes to the airport.
Transportation during your travels
Since you will be located near the Rome Termini Station, you can use the transportation method as a way to move about the area. Walking is the main form of transportation in the area and is a wonderful way in which to explore the many attractions of Rome.
The Rome National Museum named Palazzo Massimo alle Terme is located near the Termini Station. Other important sights near the station are Terme di Diocleziano (Baths of Diocletian) and a church that contains parts of ancient Roman bathhouse designed by Michelangelo named Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri. Make sure you stay in one of the hotels near Rome Termini Station to take in everything this area offers. There are many inexpensive but excellent hotels near the station such as Hotel Corot, Hotel Madison, Hotel Tokyo and Hotel Ubris.