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Best Fun & Unusual Things to Do in Rome

Looking for unusual and fun-filled activities to do in Rome? Then you’ve gotten to the right place. Rome is a city filled with historical monuments and buildings to visit and see. Even though people think Rome is a romantic place to visit, but we are here to give you the hidden unusual activities you can do in Rome, some place are not hidden to visitors and the world at large but there are some hidden fun-filled activities to do in these places.

Join us as we take you down our list of 15 Unusual and Fun-Filled Activities to do in Rome.

Fun Things To Do In Rome

Unusual Things to Do in Rome

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See a ghost at Ponte Sisto

First on our list is wild and fun-filled as you get to see ghosts! Oops!! Going with a babe holding your hands in fear of getting scared when a ghost appear is romantic enough to make you love the Eternal City as it is called. One of the most-to-go place to see a ghost is the Ponte Sisto. The Ponte Sisto is Rome’s most romantic bridge but if you visit at sunrise local legends says you’ll see a ghost carriage charging towards you – the...

Rome Pasta Cooking Class in a Chef's Home

1. Rome Pasta Cooking Class in a Chef's Home

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  • This is an intimate cooking class that takes place in the home of a local chef. This is a private cooking class that takes place in the heart of Rome
  • The class takes place in the evening when travelers can enjoy a good dinnertime meal of all their creations. It's a class that teaches travelers how to try their hands at different...
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Visit the Cat Café (Romeow)

One of the Interesting and Fun-filled place you must visit as a cat-lover is the Romeow. Romeow is a cat café which not only has cats to cuddle but also amazing food. The concept adopted from Japan and started by Valentina and Maurizio: a couple with similar loves in life (that is for cat). You eat and dine in the company of the six adorable cats wandering freely on-site using napping on armrests or purring past your legs (isn’t that...

Try yourself in the Italian kitchen! Very Small group Cooking Class

2. Try yourself in the Italian kitchen! Very Small group Cooking Class

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  • This is a small-group cooking workshop in Italy that exposes you to the delicacies of Rome. In this class, you'll learn how to make two pasta delicacies from scratch
  • This is going to be a revealing class that will teach you how to make this popular delicacy. Now, the class isn't going to be about making pasta alone. Travelers will...
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Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary

Not yet over on our list for Cat-Lovers, visit the Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary which serves as a home for over 27,000 colonies of cats (OMG!). After the evacuation of the temple ruins in 1929, feral cats moved into the area. An Actor named Antonio Crast found the old warehouse where archeologists in the 20s kept their tools, it was there he began feeding the cats. And since then, the shelter has grown with volunteers coming every day of the...

Pasta Making with Wine Tasting and Dinner in Frascati

3. Pasta Making with Wine Tasting and Dinner in Frascati

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  • Are you a lover of the special Italian special pasta? This tour doesn't only introduce you to the unique Italian pasta, there's also a great walking tour to take yours around Frascati
  • After your walk around the small town, its time for you to enjoy some special wines and take part in an Italian cooking class. The cooking class is a...
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A Full day Vespa Ride

One of the fun-filled things we learnt during our nursery school days is the diagram of a Vespa and the thoughts of seeing and driving it fills our mind. How about you fulfilling your dream of riding a Vespa along Rome Streets? Even if you are not experienced driving the amazing old ride, then you will be provided with a driver. You just sit down at the back with your helmet on your head and enjoy the full-day fun of roaming about the street...

Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour

4. Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour

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  • This is a unique city tour of Rome which dives into the history of the city and takes visitor away from the overcrowded city sights.
  • An opportunity to learn and see a lot of the Italian Capital in a short time.
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Watch an AS Roma Match

Romans catch fun when they watch their home based team play in international matches. Join them to shout and cheer as they watch their players roll the ball round the pitch. Here we have two options for you, it is either you go to the AS Roma Stadium (Stadio Olimpico, the main and largest sport facility in Rome, Italy) to watch live or you join the locals in a bar with a drink in hand to cheer.

Going to the AS Roma Stadium is the most...

30 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Rome

5. 30 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Rome

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  • Flytographer 30 Minute Vacation Photoshoot

    Connect with a local professional photographer in Rome and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Rome, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful,...
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View Rome on Moute Mario

Visiting a city without viewing the city as a whole on one of the city’s viewpoint means your journey there is a scam. Monte Mario is the highest hill in Rome, Italy and it provides a panoramic view of the city at large.

Apart from being a beautiful view point, it also contain a natural reserve which introduces a charming frame of green, made of history and culture from centuries to centuries. The reserve with 238 hectares provides a...

60 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Rome

6. 60 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Rome

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  • Flytographer 60 Minute Vacation Photoshoot

    Connect with a local professional photographer in Rome and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Rome, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful,...
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Bargain at Porta Portese

One of the unusual things to do in Rome is to visit the largest second-hand market in Rome. The Porta Portese provides a lot of second-hand clothes, souvenirs and so on just on every Sunday. Porta Portese is an ancient city gate located at the end of Via Portuense, it is advisable to go early because it is always super crowded on a sunny day.

It is always good to bargain with locals and foreign people in a strange land, buy their...

90 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Rome

7. 90 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Rome

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  • Flytographer 90 Minute Vacation Photoshoot

    Connect with a local professional photographer in Rome and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Rome, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful,...
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Visiting a Crypt of Skulls

This might be creepy and not fun but it is an unusual activity to do in Rome. Rome is filled with historical places plus stories and visiting the crypt of skulls in Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini Church is one of the historical places you must visit in Rome. There are more than 3,700 capuchin friars’ bodies remaining, it is a total different experience as you go from one room to another with skulls and bone chandeliers...

120 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Rome

8. 120 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Rome

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  • Flytographer 120 Minute Vacation Photoshoot

    Connect with a local professional photographer in Rome and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Rome, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful,...
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Summer Refresh in a water park

One of the fun-filled things to do in Rome is a cool refresh at a water park. Rome in summer can be supper hot, so visiting Rome during summer periods might not be friendly because heat would just be too much.

But then you can spice it up with a constant summer refresh in any of the water parks around you (and you can check the list down below). Don’t go alone ooo, go with someone like your friends, lover, relatives because...

Sketching Rome Tour

9. Sketching Rome Tour

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  • See Rome through an artist's eye and create your personal memories through sketching. You will be led by a local professional artist in fun, simple and straightfoward techniques for sketching in pen, pencil and watercolor. No experience necessary and no erasers allowed. We provide all materials for you to use and a hand made sketchbook which is...
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Visit Rome’s Villa Borghese

Spend a day at the Rome’s Villa Borghese, it is always fun-filled to visit this landscape garden that contains a vast number of buildings, museums and attractions. It is the third largest public park in Rome after the ones of the Villa Doria Pamphili and Villa Ada. Even though it is ranked third, there are features and historical places embedded in it.

Some things to do in this Park are listed below so you can have a planned...

Stay Fit In Rome

10. Stay Fit In Rome

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  • Explore some of the most iconic parts of Rome during your 1-hour workout (longer workouts are available on demand) with a professional personal trainer. Every workout is tailored to your preferences, be it exercising in the charming Villa Borghese or running through iconic sights and hidden alleys of the Eternal City. You will feel happy,...
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The Orange Garden on Aventine Hill

This also made our list of the Fun-Filled activities to do in Rome. The Orange Garden of about 7800 square meters is located on the Aventine hill. The garden was designed in 1932 by Raffaele De Vico and the architectural design was never changed up to today.

Apart from the beautiful Orange garden, the hill also give an amazing view of the city as you stand among the orange trees. Moreover, it is a great place to have a picnic among the...

Shop Vintage to High-End in Rome

11. Shop Vintage to High-End in Rome

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  • Discover the best of Roman fashion scene from vintage to current new cutting edge designers on a 3-hour shopping tour with a personal stylist. You will explore hidden vintage shops and chic Italian stores, and hunt for designer clothing and accessories at discount price, and unique vintage gems. You'll be able to find quality pieces that are...
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Visit the 200 year old Pyramid

Many people don’t know there is an Egyptian style pyramid, the Pyramid of Cestius in Rome. In the heart of Rome lies this 200 years old Pyramid which was built as a tomb for Gaius Cestius, a member of the Epulones religious corporation. It is an ancient pyramid near the Porta San Paolo and the Protestant Cemetery and it is the first and only of its kind in Rome.

So you have read and learnt about this stand-out monument in Rome, you...

Local Craft Beer Walkin Rome

12. Local Craft Beer Walkin Rome

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  • Rome is a fast-becoming popular with craft beer lovers. The tastiest beer can be had now in the city and we invite you to join us on this cool walk around the most bohemian area of Rome. We can personalize this tour 100% for...
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An Evening visit to the House of Owls

This Place is full of fun-filled sightseeing activities. Just get yourself mesmerized with the beautiful and Unusual Architecture buildings at the House of Owls. Within the grounds of one of Rome’s most beautiful neo-classical masterpiece, the Villa Torlonia (the residence of Prince Giovanni Torlonia) lies a magnificent piece of surreal architecture that seems in parts of the place, but entirely perfect against the green and wooded parkland...

Pizza Making in Frascati and Wine Tasting in Small Group by Train from Rome

13. Pizza Making in Frascati and Wine Tasting in Small Group by Train from Rome

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  • Very peaceful Day Trip at a short distance from Rome ? Visit and enjoy Frascati with its authentic and welcoming inhabitants ? Join a great Pizza Cooking Class in a real bakery ? Enjoy a small group of 15 people or fewer for the best intimate...
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An Aperitivo with Locals

Mr. and Mrs. Food Lovers, we got you an amazing and fun-filled activity in Rome. An Aperitivo in Rome consists a free dish (or even buffet) with a drink during the evening. It is always in the evening around 18:00, behave like the locals and join them in an Aperitivo activity.

Aperitivo is often called “American Happy Hour” in America. The Latin word ‘aperitivi’ means ‘opener’, signifying that it was to open a meal. This...

Pizza Making in Frascati and Wine Tasting in Small Group by Minivan from Rome

14. Pizza Making in Frascati and Wine Tasting in Small Group by Minivan from Rome

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  • Very peaceful Day Trip at a short distance from Rome ? Visit and enjoy Frascati with its authentic and welcoming inhabitants ? Join a great Pizza Cooking Class in a real bakery ? Relax while travelling on a very comfortable Minivan ? Enjoy a small group of 15 people or fewer for the best intimate...
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Experience the beef words at La Parolaccia

And lastly, do you know how to throw beef words or you want to learn or you know the reply to bad words or you want to learn how to ignore bad words? Then La Parolaccia is the answer, it is a restaurant in Rome where waiters are trained to bring you the dishes loaded of good food and bad words. Don’t take it personally! It is just a show where they use abusive language. And the best part, you can also use as many as you want. The restaurant...

Pizza Hands On In The Heart of Rome

15. Pizza Hands On In The Heart of Rome

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  • Live an entertaining and unique experience during your stay in the Eternal City! Today you’ll learn the technique of how to prepare an authentic Italian pizza. Your professional Chef will reveal all secrets and fun anecdotes of the ins and outs of the Art of Pizza Making.

    It’s time to have some fun!! So put your apron on and get ready...
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Conclusion

We know you enjoyed going through our list of the Fun-filled and unusual activities to do in Rome. Even though Rome is that much fun to be because it is full of historical buildings and ancient stones. There is nowhere in Rome you won’t find one historical fact or the other. So it is a city full of fun and it’s obvious you will get to see historical monuments and building plus filling your brain with facts that you have learnt. Have fun as you make use of our list!!!!!! La Paris, La Goal

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